This day in history:
May 8, 1975 in Almaty at the park named after 28 Panfilov’s Guardsmen was established the Memorial “Glory”
Birthday of an actor, film director Asanali Ashimov
The titles of laureates in the sphere of literature, art and artistic self-regulating work were awarded:
G.Akurpekova and G.Baibosynova in the sphere of folk art;
G.Kaspakova, vocalists K.Makhanov and M.Tusupbayeva, N.Tanabayev, N.Oteulov, S.Kaliev and O.Glushenko in the sphere of theater art.
For great contribution in the literature and art the award were given A,Karipzhan and A.Smagulova;
folklore – A.Syzdykov and D.Dukenbayeva;
variety genre – Zh.Baitekov and S.Abdykhalykov.
For the propaganda of folk music the Awards were given to the ensemble “Ak Zhauyn” and chamber orchestra of students of Almaty State Conservatory named after Kurmangazy.