The international scientific conference "The White Ship from Issyk-Kul to the Black Sea", dedicated to the memory of the great writer Chingiz Aitmatov has been conducting in Giresun, Turkey on 16-18 November. The symposium is dedicated to the birthday of Chingiz Aitmatov - December 12, the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic reports.
Participants today remembered the life of a great writer, and began to discuss his work and his significant contribution to the culture and to the development of Kyrgyzstan as a whole. To this end, sister of Chingiz Aitmatov - Rosa Aitmatova, his son Askar Aitmatov and his friend national writer Muhtar Shahanov have been invited to Turkey.
Also, the conference is attended by the famous director, who directed the movie "White Ship" based on Aitmatov’s book Bolot Shamshiev and Vice-President of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic Abdyldazhan Akmataliev.
The initiator of the event is Giresun State University.
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