Today on April 23, 2021 at the Kyrgyz State University of Arts named after B. Beishenalieva hosted a presentation of a website dedicated to the outstanding akyn Elmirbek Imanaliev, who passed away in April 2020. The site was prepared by Gulzhan Kudabay-Gallagher, who spoke about the tasks and structure of the site.
Aigine presented two video dedicated to Elmirbek Imanaliev, which are presented on the website. The first dedication – Elmirbek’s dastan “Zhaisandyn yry” was presented by Cholponay Usubalieva – Grischuk. Singers from Yakutia, Shoria, Altai and Kazakhstan were invited to perform the dastan. The second video is based on the English and Russian versions of Elmirbek’s song “Aruuzatym”. The translation was made by Adilet-Sultan Meimanaliev, performed by the sisters Adilet-Sultan Aksedep, Aisalkyn, Aksana, Abira. Vocal teacher: Nadezhda Evlanova. Arrangement and sound engineer: Valery Evlanov.
Rector of Kyrgyz State University of Arts named after B. Beishenalieva Chotonov Mamasharip Mamytovich proposed to continue cooperation in the form of a competition dedicated to the performance of the classics “Aruuzatym” in different languages, but with the obligatory musical accompaniment of komuz. Director of Aigine CRC Aitpaeva Gulnara Amanovna proposed to make a new recording of Elmirbek’s little-known song “Shamalga kairyluu” also on a competitive basis.