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Kyrgyzstan to mark World Book Day

A week-long campaign to mark the World Book Day started today in Kyrgyzstan. The Ministry of Culture reported.

«The purpose of the campaign is to increase the interest of children and adults in reading the books that are the key to knowledge, spiritual values ​​and culture, to show the importance of the role of parents in this process and to pay attention to the works of an outstanding national writer Chingiz Aitmatov,» the ministry noted.

Educational and cultural-entertaining events, a concert of folklore and pop music, performance of children’s dance groups, circus performances, a puppet show as well as competitions for the children are planned within the campaign.