NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today’s Birthdays is the one-stop-shop where you can learn about Kazakh personalities born on May 14th.
Kazakh actor, the first Kazakh to play a role in a Hollywood film Nourzhuman IKHTIMBAYEV was born in 1941. He graduated from the Panfilov Pedagogical College. He was also trained at the studio of film actors under the state cinema KazSSR. After his successful film debut in the 1960s, Ikhtimbayev became an actor in the KazakhFilm Film Studio and starred in more than 150 films.
Deputy of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament and Chairman of the Committee for Economic Policy, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship Dauren ADILBEKOV was born in 1956 in the East Kazakhstan region. He graduated from the Novosibirsk Electrotechnical Institute and the Moscow Academy of National Economy. Throughout his professional career, Dauren Adilbekov held many positions in the akimats (administrations) of the regions, namely the Kokshetau, North Kazakhstan and Akmola regions. He also worked in the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, JSC “NC “Kazakhstan Temir Zholy”, then in the Ministry of Environmental Protection. He joined the upper house of the Kazakh Parliament for the first time in 2017. He took up his recent position in September 2020.
Composer, singer, conductor, music producer and Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhenis SEIDULLAULY was born in 1962 in the Kyzylorda region. He graduated from the School of Music in Shymkent, Zh. Yelebekov Republican Concert Circus College, Taraz State University and Kazakh National Zhurgenov Academy. Throughout his creative career, Seidullauly worked for the “Gulder” ensemble, the “Arkas” ensemble, the Almaty Regional Philharmonic Hall named after Suyunbai and held many notable positions. He was also director of the Zh. Yelebekov Republican Concert Circus College (2014) and director of the Zhambyl Kazakh State Philharmonic Hall (2016-2018). He has been leading the state concert organization ‘Qazaqconcert’ since 2018.
Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan Andrei KRYUKOV was born in 1972 in Almaty. He graduated from the Kazakh Institute of Physical Culture and Sport, the Higher School of Corporate Governance of the Russian Academy of National Economy and the Kazakh Ryskulov Economic University. Throughout his career, Andrei Kryukov worked for the Swimming Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Asian Swimming Federation. In 2015, he was elected vice-president of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan for international cooperation and re-elected in 2020. Since 2019, he has been the president of the Water Sports Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He took up his recent position in May 2020.