7 February 2017
On the 5th February in the framework of “Art Day” program an official handing of “Sunkar” mosaic canvas from UNESCO family in Kazakhstan to the Directorate of the games took place on “Medal Plaza”.
Director of UNESCO Almaty Office Mr. Chevelev in his speech during the ceremony of presenting the picture, noted that UNESCO, being the leading organization of United Nations for the issues of physical education, pays a lot of attention to the implementation of the programs for developing sport and is a partner of the International University Sports Federation (FISU). Moreover, Kazakhstan National Federation of UNESCO Clubs, which unites more than 3500 representatives of talented youth of our country, is actively supporting such an important event for Kazakhstan as World Winter Universiade.
The unique canvas “Sunkar” was given to the Director of the Directorate of 28th World Winter Universiade Mr. Nurov. It consists of the 550 paintings of the finalists of the International Festival under the auspice of UNESCO “Children are painting the World. Asia”.
It is worth mentioning that the halls of Republic Palace are decorated with unique exposition of art works of the UNESCO Clubs - leading colleges of the country, which will be present until the end of the 2017 Universiade. Owing to the talent of young artists, athletes and guests of the games have possibility to touch the world of wonders. Pictures demonstrate an architecture and nature of Almaty, and special compositions set from arts and craft, discover rich traditions of Kazakh nation. Thus, witnessing the fair sportive battle, artistic youth showed their support to the athletic youth of the World!
In the conclusion of the ceremony, Director of the UNESCO Almaty Office Mr.Chevelev wished to the alike events to unite youth from different countries, young athletes best of luck in each new step and peace and harmony to all countries!