In the house of Friendship of the West Kazakhstan regional Assembly of people of Kazakhstan, the ceremony of awarding the winners of the regional contest of expressive reading "in rhymes, only love breathes" was held. The contest was held as part of the celebration of the 130th anniversary of the largest poet of the XX century, winner of the Nobel prize in literature in 1958, Boris Pasternak, and the 25th anniversary of the Assembly of people of Kazakhstan.
The ceremony was attended by the head of KSU "Kogamdyk Kelisym" of the akim of the region M. M. Kambetov, ethnocultural societies ANC WKO V.V.Samokhvalov, F.A.Baiukanski, soloists of the Philharmonic named after G.Kurmangaliev, readers of the library. H.Esenzhanov.
According to the results of the competition, Anna Khachatryan (school № 17) received the Grand Prix, and Nurlanuly Alikhan (school-gymnasium № 34 named after A.Taimanova) received the first place. The second place was shared by Kamashev Rauan (Nazarbayev intellectual school) and Khodin Yegor (school №7). The third place was shared by Ilya Melnik (school №6 named after A.Makarenko) and Madina Iskindirova (school №25). Other finalists were awarded diplomas in the categories, special prizes from the jury and partners of the competition.