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Favorite singer of Bakiyev becomes head of Opera and Ballet Theater

Karimberdi Turapov was appointed a Director General of the Kyrgyz National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after A. Maldybayev. The Information Support Department of the Government’s Executive Office reported.

The corresponding order was signed by the Prime Minister Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev.

Earlier, another order dismissed previous director of the theater Bolotbek Osmonov.

From 2000 to 2010, Karimberdi Turapov had been the Director of the National Philharmonic Hall named after Toktogul Satylganov. Being the president of the country, Kurmanbek Bakiyev called him one of his favorite singers.