On June 4 in the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy in online format was held a round table "Umitin eldin arkalap, armannan tugan ramizder" ("Symbols of hope and dreams of the people"), dedicated to the Day of state symbols of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Participants of the event from among leaders of youth organizations, figures of art, winners of the project "100 new faces of Kazakhstan", teachers and students of high schools and colleges of Kazakhstan, representatives of pedagogical community discussed significance of state symbols as key element of formation of Kazakhstan patriotism and national identity.
The moderator of the round table was the director of Elbasy Library, doctor of political sciences, professor Amerhan Rakhimzhanov. Congratulating the participants on the Day of State Symbols of the Republic of Kazakhstan, he noted that this holiday is a special page in the history of independent Kazakhstan, an important stage in the formation of true sovereignty. “State symbols are the most important attributes of the country, embodying national and cultural identity, political values and goals of the state. Defining their importance, Elbasy emphasized: "State symbols are one of the bases of our state, our sovereignty. They express the sacred, unifying image of Independence". Kazakhstan has passed a thorny path to gaining independence, full of hard trials, losses and hopes to proudly raise its own state flag on its native land. The broadest sections of the population, representatives of the public, scientists and ordinary citizens took part in the creation of state symbols, and the first President of Kazakhstan - N.A. Nazarbayev, Elbasy, contributed to their creation. State symbols are a solid foundation of Kazakhstani patriotism, selfless love for the Motherland, an integral part of citizenship and continuity of generations. Let the blue flag with golden sun and soaring silhouette of eagle proudly shimmer in all corners of the world, and our anthem is recognized by the whole world community. Respect the state symbols of our country, be proud of them!” he emphasized.
The world famous singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Dimash Kudaibergen addressed his video-congratulations to the participants of the round table and all Kazakhstani people:
“Dear compatriots! I sincerely congratulate you on the Day of State Symbols of the Republic of Kazakhstan! Peace and prosperity to our country and our people. May our homeland prosper, achieving the set goals. May our cherished dreams come true, and our country always be on top of it!”
Executive Director of Association of Legal Entities "Youth Congress of Kazakhstan" Tokhtar Bolyssov, whose speech was dedicated to the importance of state symbols for young people, noted that the main idea of celebrating the Day of state symbols is to strengthen the patriotism of youth and the unity of all nations, the propaganda of values and achievements of the independent country.
According to Timur Jumurbayev, Chairman of the Republican Youth Movement "Jangyru Joly", Chairman of the Republican Youth Organization "Jarasym", state symbols are an important element of public harmony and national unity. "For all of us, whatever ethnicity we belong to, the state symbols of Kazakhstan are a source of pride and respect," he said.
The director of public association "Ulan gaiyr dala eli", a member of the Council for Youth Policy under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Valikhan Bahretdinov spoke on the theme "The role of state symbols of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the education of youth", the director of school-lyceum No. 54, the winner of the project "100 new faces of Kazakhstan" Shakarim Seisenbai presented the report "Ulttyk kundylyktarga negizdelgen tarbiye", Alibek Nurbek, an actor of "Zhastar" theatre, one of the founders of "Altyn Zhebe" volunteer organization, the winner of "100 new faces" project, made a report "Memlekettik kok bayrak alem sahnasynda", the theme of speech of the 2nd year student of the Political Science Department of L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, volunteer of Elbasy Library Anuar Zhumabekov - "State symbols as consolidating the beginning of patriotic education of youth".
Also in the work of the round table took part in the work of the round table by videoconference the master students of the Kazakh National Agrarian University (Almaty) from Afghanistan.