The jubilee of the writer was celebrated in the theater of opera and ballet.
The evening of memory was opened by the secretary of the Central Committee of Kazakhstan Communist Party Uzbeki Dzhanibekov.
In the presidium were Abdilda Tazhibaev, Nurgis Tlendiev, Olzhas Suleimenov, Dmitry Snegin.
Dzhanibekov U.D. - Soviet party and statesman, Minister of Culture of the Kazakh SSR (1987-1988), candidate of historical sciences. Tazhibaev A. - Kazakh poet and playwright, Doctor of Philology, Head of the Department of Theater and Fine Arts of the Institute of Literature and Arts of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR. Tlendiev N.A. - Kazakh musician and composer, conductor, music teacher, Honored Artist of the Kazakh SSR, People's Artist of the Kazakh SSR, People's Artist of the USSR, People's Hero of Kazakhstan. Suleimenov O.O. - Kazakh poet, writer, literary critic, Hero of Labor of Kazakhstan, public figure, diplomat. Snegin D.F. - Soviet writer, screenwriter, translator, People's writer of the Kazakh SSR, veteran of the Second World War.