The Library of Elbassy opens a series of exhibitions dedicated to the Day of the First President. On November 8 in the Museum of the Library of Elbassy the opening of the thematic fund exhibition "Harmony of shape and pattern" took place. State and public figures, representatives of the Embassies of Azerbaijan, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Japan, the Korean cultural center, University students, teachers, and school students, attended the event.

- The exhibition is the result of work on the project "Museum collection" within the framework of the same name research program, whose tasks is a comprehensive study of thematic collections, disclosure of their scientific, cultural, representative potential. The study of the museum collection is one of the most interesting areas of our work because only one exhibit contains many layers of information: about the object itself, the giver, the circumstances in which the gift was presented. After all, most of the collection consists of diplomatic gifts, in different years handed over to Elbassy N. Nazarbaev. It should be noted that the collection of dishes is presented for the first time in a separate complex, a catalog has been prepared for this collection, - said Director of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbassy Amerkhan Rakhimzhanov at the opening ceremony. He also informed that the following most interesting collections of exhibits will be presented in the new building of the Library next year.


The exhibition presents decorative dishes from the collection of souvenirs. These are the best examples of products of Russian and West European manufacturers, Turkish factories, and other masterpieces made of porcelain, glass, ceramic, metal, stone and wood, a variety of different forms, decoration and manufacturing techniques. Almost all the exhibits of the exhibition "Harmony of shape and pattern" are presented to the public for the first time.

Participants of the event shared their impressions.

Mats Foyer, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sweden to Kazakhstan:

-I am impressed and inspired by what I saw. The exhibits are very beautiful, original, they express the history, traditions, and culture of the country.



Lazzat Nurmagambetova, a history teacher of secondary school No. 2 of Karaotkel village, Tselinograd district:

- Such exhibitions are of great educational, historical and cultural importance. The items presented here are vivid evidence of our friendly relations with other countries, the wise foreign policy pursued by Elbassy, show the high place of Kazakhstan on the world stage. The exhibition arouses interest in the study of history, awakens patriotic feelings. Many thanks to the organizers! Congratulations on the upcoming day of the First President!

Aidana Suleimenova, a student of the 11th-grade of secondary school No. 2 of the village of Karaotkel, Tselinograd district:

- Our President visited with official visits many countries of the world. At the exhibition, which opened today, we see various souvenirs that represent the signs of recognition and respect of our country and the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Abishevich. Each thing here keeps its own history and conveys the identity of the country from which it was brought.


During the opening of the exhibition, the program of the exhibition "Harmony of shape and pattern" was also presented: starting from November 13, 2019, guests and residents of the capital can participate of in free masterclasses, film screenings, and lectures of the Elbassy Library.