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Despite day off, Knowledge Day in schools to be on September 1

The Day of Knowledge will be held in all schools of Kyrgyzstan on September 1, the Ministry of Education reported.

According to the department, at 10.00 all country will hold celebratory assembly, after which thematic lessons and class hours for schoolchildren will be held. Traditionally, the first lesson will be devoted to the history and culture of Kyrgyzstan.

Recommendations for the organization of the Knowledge Day are contained in the instructive and methodological letter, which the Ministry sent to all general education organizations of all types and forms of ownership.

The department clarifies that September 1 is a holiday. The school year for all schoolchildren of the country will begin on September 4.

Note, according to the Ministry of Labor, September 1, 2017 is a non-working holiday in connection with the celebration of Kurman Ait.