The winner of the Zaiyrbek Azhymatov literary prize established by the Roza Otunbayeva Initiative International Foundation and the RukhEsh website was announced

December 8, 2021, 10:41

Melis Mamadzhan uulu is announced as the winner of the Zaiyrbek Azhymatov literary prize, named after the talented poet.

Awarded annually to only one poet, the winner was selected from among young people under 35 years old and was announced on May 27 - Zaiyrbek Azhymatov's birthdate. The winner of the literary contest was selected by the group of literary scholars "Kazyna" from the "RukhEsh" website.

According to the terms of the contest, the members of the group "Kazyna", which included the following members:Umut Kultaeva, Abdykerim Muratov, Aisuluu Kokoeva, Sadyk Alakhan, Amirbek Azam uulu, Zholdosh Turdubaev, Tair Ashirbay, Shabdan Sulaimanov, Azamat Omosh, Tumenbay Koldoshov, Ulukbek Omokeev, Abdysamat Sarala and Olzhobay Shakirdin, openly discussed the works of Aizat Kudaiberdi kyzy and  Melis Mamatzhan uulu,who met the contest requirements.

As a result of open voting, Melis Mamatzhan uulu received seven points, and Aizat Kudaiberdi kyzy received five points.

The award will be presented to the winner, Melis Mamatjan uulu, on December 12, the “Day of Kyrgyz Literature”, which will be held at “Supara” at 11:00 am.

The event is organized with the support of the “Roza Otunbayeva Initiative” International Foundation, “RukhEsh” website, and “Supara Ethno Complex. The winner will receive a medal named after Zaiyrbek Azhymatov, a diploma, and 100 thousand soms on behalf of the former President of Kyrgyzstan, Roza Otunbayeva.