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26 May 2022, 09:46

Belarus' diplomats in Kazakhstan attend presentation of Summer 1941 war drama

Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

MINSK, 26 May (BelTA) – Belarus' Ambassador to Kazakhstan Pavel Utyupin has attended the presentation of the war drama Summer 1941, BelTA learned from the Embassy of Belarus in Kazakhstan.

The screening was also attended by Vice Minister of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nurkisa Daueshov, film director Bekbulat Shekerov, heads of diplomatic missions, government officials and members of parliament of Kazakhstan, a veteran organization, Belarusian diaspora associations and journalists.

Belarus and Kazakhstan mark the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations. The meeting was organized by the Ministry of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan jointly with the State Center for the Support of National Cinema and the Embassy of Belarus.

The war drama Summer 1941 was ordered by the Ministry of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan. Nurkisa Daueshov noted that the movie is about the Kazakh scientist, writer and public figure Adi Sharipov, who was one of the first to lead a partisan unit in Belarus that was occupied by the Germans during WW2. The movie shows a period in Sharipov's life from his first battle to the moment he was wounded in 1944. The main filming locations were in Belarus, some scenes were filmed in Almaty Oblast of Kazakhstan.

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