On November 29-30, 2017, celebratory events dedicated to the Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan were held in Zagreb.
"KINO GRIČ" cinema hosted screening of "The Sky of My Childhood" movie about Nursultan Nazarbayev's youth in Croatian language. The screening was organized by the Society of Croatian-Kazakh Friendship and the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Croatia.
Presenting the movie to Croatian audience, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Croatia H.E.Mr.Tolezhan Barlybayev emphasized the merits of the movie, i.e. ideas of selfless love for the Motherland and a dream, moral duty and responsibility, strong will and vital energy that formed the basis for the formation of the personality of the future leader of Kazakhstan.
The diplomat spoke about the Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, established by the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan six years ago in order to recognize the outstanding merits of the Kazakh leader. The key role of President N.Nazarbayev in building an independent Kazakhstan, including formation and strengthening of statehood, the creation of a powerful diversified economy, the formation of a unique social model of interethnic peace and harmony, is especially underlined in the movie.
The history of the emergence of the character of the future leader of Kazakhstan through overcoming the difficulties of the war years and post-war devastation, vividly reflected in the picture "The sky of my childhood", was greeted with the prolonged applause of the Croatian spectators. Within the framework of the screening, "Kazakhstan - the country of the Great Steppe" photo exhibition, information booklets and souvenirs with Kazakh symbols were presented to the guests, finally guests attended a diplomatic reception after the screening.
On November 30, 2017, a meeting of the informal Club of Friends of Kazakhstan was held in Zagreb and was attended by prominent public figures - former Croatian President Stjepan Mesic, Chairman of the Friendship Society Andrija Karafilipovic, Chairman of the Bosnian Cultural Society Ferid Dizdarevich and others. The participants of the meeting highly appreciated the multifaceted activities of President N.Nazarbayev aimed at development of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh-Croatian cooperation.
Press office of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Croatia