On September 7, 2016, in Almaty, as part of the celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the city, the winners of the International Festival under the auspices of UNESCO ” Children Draw the World. Asia”.


The project, which involved more than 7,000 young artists from India, Kazakhstan, China, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Japan, is aimed at developing creative and gifted youth, promoting intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding, as well as strengthening friendly ties between the younger generations of the countries of the region. The program included master classes in the field of fine and applied arts, friendly and cultural evenings for the exchange of experience, presentations of the cultures of their countries, and, of course, an extensive excursion program in the” southern capital ” of our country.

The event was organized by the Kazakhstan National Federation of UNESCO Clubs together with the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation and the Akimat of Almaty.

The result of this event was the solemn awarding of the winners and the presentation of a special album ” Children draw the World. Asia”, dedicated to the celebration of the UNESCO memorial date-the 1000th anniversary of Almaty, which was held at the Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Abai.

The winners of the festival were children from India – Venya Aggarwal (Venya Aggarwal), Aarya Yadav (Aarya Yadav), Vedant Saxena (Vedant Saxena), Vinay Sukhia (Vinay Sukhia); from China – Liu Xinlu (Liu Xinlu); Kazakhstan – Maulen Kaniev, Ainura Temirova, Yasmin Nurgalieva, Dias Elemesov, Lamara Panaeva; Kyrgyzstan – Ekaterina Podkorytova, Georgy Morozov, Aibek Rayymbek uulu, Alyona Bulina; Russia – Alexandra Alekseeva, Evgenia Gracheva, Ilya Serkov, Alexandra Permyakova, Olesya Karpenko; Tajikistan – Nurmukhammad Ashurov, Ekaterina Bordacheva, Muattarakhon Vakhobova, Azalia Sindarova, Bezhan Shamsov; Uzbekistan – Ekaterina Tajirova, Evgenia Litvinenko, Dinara Khaknazarova, Anastasia Istomova, Zhasur Khakimov; in the category “Samsung Choice” – Aybar Shopan, Dias Elemosov, Ainur Temirova (Kazakhstan).

The project was supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO, the UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty, TCO, Total E&P Kazakhstan, Air Astana, Caspian Projects Supply Company, Samsung, Alt Sound, Plast Invest, Shera Park Inn Hotel, TengriNews and TengriNews news agencies. Massaget.kz”, the ski resort “Shymbulak” and the Mountain Park “Kok-Tobe”.