EVERY NEW DAY IS A NEW OPPORTUNITY

EVERY NEW DAY IS A NEW OPPORTUNITY INTERVIEW: SURIYA YESSENTAYEVA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Suriya Yessentayeva: I am 57 years old with 3 daughters and 2 granddaughters who I love very much. I am also an oncologist, a chemotherapist. I have been working in this field […]

“POETRY IS MY UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE”

“POETRY IS MY UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE” INTERVIEW: MARINA SHKROBOVA-VERNALIS OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Marina Shkrobova-Vernalis: My name is Marina Shkrobova-Vernalis. I`m a poet, artist, actress, by first education-teacher, candidate of pedagogical sciences, holder of the gold badge “Knight of Humane Pedagogy”, by second education – diplomat, graduate […]

MY WHOLE FAMILY ARE CREATIVE PEOPLE

MY WHOLE FAMILY ARE CREATIVE PEOPLE INTERVIEW: ANASTASIA SHEVCHENKO OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Anastasia Shevchenko: I was born and grew up in a small closed city of Novouralsk. My whole family are creative people, so at an early age I realized that my life would be […]

“I WAS NOT INTERESTED IN ANYTHING BUT MOVIES..”

“I WAS NOT INTERESTED IN ANYTHING BUT MOVIES..” INTERVIEW: MAXUD SARSEMBAYEV  OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Maxud Sarsembayev: My name is Maxud Sarsembayev. I am a director, screenwriter, video editor and photographer. I’ve been writing scripts with my co-writer and co-director Mansur Sarsembayev, for six years. The […]

THE GOAL IS SELF-REALIZATION

THE GOAL IS SELF-REALIZATION INTERVIEW: MANSUR SARSEMBAYEV  OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work MS: I am Mansur Sarsembayev, a big fan of cinematography and everything related to it. I started my screenwriting career together with my co-writer Maxud Sarsembayev back in 2016. Since then, we’ve written over 20 […]

 LISTEN ONLY TO YOUR INNER WORLD

 LISTEN ONLY TO YOUR INNER WORLD INTERVIEW:  AIGUL RYSKULBEKOVA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Aigul Ryskulbekova: Once, when I was studying at school, my friend asked me to make a birthday card for him, and from that moment I started to write my poetry, songs, fairy tales […]

LOVE WILL ALWAYS PAVE THE WAY TO A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE!

LOVE WILL ALWAYS PAVE THE WAY TO A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE! INTERVIEW: NATALYA ROVENSKAYA  OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Natalya Rovenskaya: I moved to Bulgaria from my birthplace in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, five years ago and live in Balchik with my Bulgarian partner Yan. I graduated from Tashkent Conservatory […]

AT ANY AGE, YOU CAN START TO REVEAL YOURSELF

AT ANY AGE, YOU CAN START TO REVEAL YOURSELF INTERVIEW: GALINA PRIMORSKAYA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Galina Primorskaya: I am Primorskaya Galina (@galinaprimorskaya) I was born in Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan. My parents are simple. but talented people. Mom, Olga Akimovna, a professional cutter and seamstress, […]

MY MOTIVATION IS MY FAMILY

MY MOTIVATION IS MY FAMILY INTERVIEW: DILOROM NISHANOVA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Dilorom Nishanova: My name is Dilorom,  I live and work in Washington DC. I write about real life of people and drama. The genre of my books composes of true and fictional characters through […]

WHAT IS YOUR ROLE ON EARTH?

WHAT IS YOUR ROLE ON EARTH? INTERVIEW: MARIA MUCHINSKAYA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Maria Muchinskaya: I live in Minsk, Belarus. I was born in 1953 in the Dubina village, Belarus. Have two higher educations: mathematics-programmer and economics. Currently a pensioner, I study at the school-studio of […]

 BELIEVE IN YOUR OWN SPECIALNESS

 BELIEVE IN YOUR OWN SPECIALNESS INTERVIEW: NATALIA LOSKUTOVA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Natalia Loskutova: I started to write poems 4 years ago. It was a real necessity for expression my feelings on paper. My literary works found a broad response among readers. My compositions are published […]

EVERYONE HAS A CHANCE TO “COME ON BOARD”

EVERYONE HAS A CHANCE TO “COME ON BOARD” INTERVIEW: DINARA KUSHBAEVA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Dinara Kushbaeva: Like many others, I had an ordinary, but full of bright colours life with its ups and downs. In the routine of affairs, I did not betray much importance […]

 EVERY PERSON IS IMPORTANT AND NEEDED

 EVERY PERSON IS IMPORTANT AND NEEDED INTERVIEW: MIKHAIL KUNITSKY  OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Mikhail Kunitsky: I am a children’s writer, living and creating in Belarus. I am the finalist of the competition “Poet of the Year 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020” in the nomination “Children’s Literature” in […]

 ANXIETY FOR KNOWLEDGE

ANXIETY FOR KNOWLEDGE INTERVIEW: PAVEL KOSSOVICH OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work.   Pavel Kossovich: Over the years, I used to work as a scientist. I am a biologist-geneticist. Nowadays I am engaged in research work at the nexus of history, geography and cultural studies of Central Asia and […]

ALWAYS REMAIN YOURSELVES!

INTERVIEW: ALEXANDER KAZARNOVSKY OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Alexander Kazarnovsky: I was born in Moscow in 1951. Graduated from the Moscow Teachers’ College in 1973. In 1993 immigrated to Israel. Since my childhood I have been writing verses. Living in Russia I translated British, American, and German […]

HAPPINESS IS A GREAT RESPONSIBILITY

HAPPINESS IS A GREAT RESPONSIBILITY INTERVIEW: GUMER KARIMOV OCA Magazine: What is “Eurasianism” for you? Gumer Karimov: This is everything for me: the philosophy of life, its meaning, my whole worldview. I am from Ufa, the capital of Bashkortostan. My nationality is Tatar. Fifty years ago, at twenty-two years I left my homeland to continue […]

ALL OF YOUR VICTORIES ARE AHEAD

“ALL OF YOUR VICTORIES ARE AHEAD” INTERVIEW: NARGISA KARASARTOVA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work. Nargisa Karasartova: My full name is Karasartova Nargisa Omurbekovna. I was born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on August 29, in 1978.  My literary debut took place in 2007, when my poems were published in […]

IN ORDER TO LIVE WELL, YOU NEED TO WORK HARD

“IN ORDER TO LIVE WELL, YOU NEED TO WORK HARD” INTERVIEW: NIKOLAJ IVLEEV        OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work.  Nikolaj Ivleev: I was ashamed of our miserable existence in the USSR, the richest country in the world, unable to feed itself, which had 2/3 of the planet’s […]

DON’T BE IN A HURRY TO SUCCEED

DON’T BE IN A HURRY TO SUCCEED INTERVIEW: LAURA HAMILTON OCA Magazine: Tell us about yourself and your creative activity Laura Hamilton: As director of the prestigious Collins Gallery at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, from 1988 until its closure in 2013, I originated exhibitions and events related to contemporary Fine and Applied Art by […]

KNOW THE CULTURE OF THE SOCIETY THAT YOU LIVING AND WORKING WITH

“KNOW THE CULTURE OF THE SOCIETY THAT YOU LIVING AND WORKING WITH” INTERVIEW: BRUCE GASTON OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Bruce Gaston: I am primarily a businessman and not as involved in the arts as I used to be.  However, I still write articles for publication every […]

MY BOOKS HELP CHILDREN SEE THE BEAUTY OF THE WORLD WE LIVE IN

“MY BOOKS HELP CHILDREN SEE THE BEAUTY OF THE WORLD WE LIVE IN” INTERVIEW: GRIGORE GACIKEVICI OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Grigore Gacikevici: I am 49 years old, I write poetry for children in Russian, English and Romanian. I began my public literary activity a year ago, […]