“Milly and the Macy’s Parade” presentation in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan


Tomorrow, on April 2, 2010, at 11 a.m. in the Republican Children’s Library, named after Bayalinov, a presentation will take place of children’s book “Milly and the Macy’s Parade”.

The event will be attended by U.S. Ambassador Tatiana K. Gfeller, representatives of the State Agency of Culture of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic, employees and readers of city libraries.

The book by American author Shana Corey published in Kyrgyz language, under the financing of the U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyzstan. The aim is to support the development of children’s literature in the official language in Kyrgyzstan. Copies of the Kyrgyz edition will be distributed to public libraries in all of the regions of the country.

According to the U.S. embassy, the event marks the International Day of Children’s Book.



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