ABAY BATTLE – XXI CENTURY
On February 12, 2020, the Department of Journalism and Traslation Studies has organized the student competition “ABAY BATTLE-XXI CENTURY” among the economic universities of Almaty, dedicated to the 175th anniversary of Abay Kunanbayev. The main goal of the competition was to identify contemporary economic prospects in the work by Abay. Two teams from the University of Turan and the teams of UIB, ATU, Kaynar took part in the competition. The competition consisted of two rounds.
The competition began with a presentation of the teams. The homework was the preparation of the video material, the image of Abay: “Zhas Abay”, “Middle-aged Abay”, “Hakim Abay”, the team response to control questions from the work of Abay Kunanbayev.
In the second round, the results of the essay contest were announced. The students of 10-11 grades from 100 the city schools prepared an essay on the “The Abay works says…” for one month.
According to the results of the student competition “ABAY BATTLE-XXI CENTURY”, the UIB team became the winner, was awarded a diploma of the 1st degree and a ticket to “Tau Turan”. The Turan team of the Conscious Generation University took the 2nd place, and the Alumni 2020 team took the 3rd place, they were awarded diplomas of the 1st and 3rd degrees. The team members were awarded with special diplomas and certificates in each category. Also presented a new book by Academician of the Institute of Economics of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan by Orazaly Sabden “Abai and the future of the Kazakh land.” After the presentation, the author presented his books to all participants.
15 schoolchildren of the city were highly appreciated by the essay and also their tutors were presenteol by letters of thanks. 3 schoolchildren were awarded diplomas of the 1st degree, 7 schoolchildren and five were awarded diplomas of the 3-hol degree.
The jury consisted of artists from the world of theater, culture, cinema, heads of departments of the Fund, chief specialists of the Institute of Linguistics and the Administration of the City Hall of Almaty. Their level of the event was highly appreciated by them.