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A monument to the poet and philosopher Abay Kunanbayev

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A monument to the poet and philosopher Abay Kunanbayev - one of the attractions of the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty city. The monument to a Kazakh poet, philosopher, composer, educator, thinker, public figure, founder of Kazakh written literature and its first classic is located in the street Dostyk international University "KIMEP" and the Palace of the Republic.

The real name of the Kazakh poet - Ibrahim, however, the nickname Abay ("attentive", "cautious"), which gave him his grandmother zere, stayed with him for life.

Abai Kunanbayev is the great Kazakh writer wrote many interesting poems and poems. The song "Kozimnin the Jars" Abay - immortal, it was repeatedly sung. This song relevant in today's days, it is truly the best creation of all time in the Kazakh art. Abai Kunanbayev left behind a book of "words of edification", which States about how to preserve the honor he needs to respect your people, their language and customs.

In the history of Kazakh literature Abai Kunanbayev took pride of place, enriching the Kazakh versification new dimensions and rhymes. He is the founder of new forms of poetry: selectica, octave, etc. Besides all this Abay was original and talented composer, created about two dozen tunes that are popular in our days.

Almaty height of the monument is about 14 meters. This monument starts the biggest street of the city - the Avenue named after Abay.

Today, a monument to the poet and philosopher Abai Kunanbayev is a real decoration of the city and pride for local residents.