Epiphany

Artist: Nikolai Age: 13 School: Private Comprehensive School on Pholosophy City: Uralsk Country: Kazakhstan Medium: watercolor It is Epiphany near the Old Cathedral. A cossack is fishing and cooking fish soup. A man goes into the water. It is necessary to plunge into the water 3 times. It is thought that the water is pure […]

Keep Water Clean

Artist: Panchenke Age: 12 School: Gymnasium with Aesthetic direction City: Uralsk Country: Kazakhstan Medium: Color pencils We all like picnics. But unfortunately we often see empty and sometimes broken bottles, pieces of paper, cartons and other rubbish. We must clean up our rivers and springs and keep them clean because the number of resources with […]

The Time

Artist: Mariya Age: 11 School: Private Comprehensive School on Philosophy City: Uralsk Country: Kazakhstan Medium: watercolor I divided my picture into 2 parts: past and present. It’s happening in 1926 on the bank of the Ural River. A fisherman is fishing, a fellow is presenting a flower to girl, the fish are happy. And in […]

Aitys

Artist: Mariya Age: 10 School: Private Comprehensive School on Philosophy Country: Kazakhstan Medium: Gouache I tried to show a wide steppe of Kazakhstan Aitys is a competition between poets, where they compete without preparations. I chose this because it’s our tradition and I wanted to share it with everybody. I live with my mother and […]

Kazakh Wedding

Artist: Uliyana Age: 9 School: Private Comprehensive School on Philosophy Country: Kazakhstan Medium: Gouache They sit in a yurta. Yurta is a Kazakh house of nomads before. There’s a wedding by Kazakh custom. A man is playing the dombyra which is a traditional musical instrument. An old woman is treating with tea and baursaks (Kazakh […]

Nauryz

Artist: Zarema Age: 9 School: Gymnasium with Aesthetic direction Country: Kazakhstan Medium: Watercolors The girl is carrying besbarmak. Besbarmak is usually cooked of mutton and it means five fingers. Nauryz is the modern Kazakh word for New Year. I live with my grandmother, mother, aunt, and two sisters. I dislike to go for a walk. […]

Our Skating Rink

Artist: Masha Age: 9 School: Gymnasium with Aesthetic direction City: Uralsk Country: Kazakhstan Medium: Gouache In my piece there is a young girl skating at the skating rink. I chose this tradition because I go skating in winter. I live with my granny, grandpa, mother, and brother. I dislike to clean my room. I like […]

Looking Into Life through the Kaleidoscope Glass

Artist: Juliya Age: 12 School: Talap Gymnasium City: Uralsk, Zapadno Kazakhstan Oblas Country: Kazakhstan Medium: crayons, pencil The boy is looking through the kaleidoscope and sees beautiful life with nice houses, wonderful trees and pets. In real life it is not that beautiful around him. I wanted to show that children want to live a […]

Two-sided Life Specs

Artist: Ekaterina Age: 11 School: Talap Gymnasium City: Uralsk, Zapadno Kazakhstan Oblas Country: Kazakhstan Medium: crayons, pencils I drew life as I see it through my specs. I wanted to show that the life around me always has two sides. In my family there is my mom, dad and elder brother. I like to eat […]

A Kazakh Dance

Artist: Katya Age: 10 School: Talap Gymnasium Country: Kazakhstan “Three girls are dancing, because it’s a holiday concert. It’s a group dance and they enjoy it very much. They look very nice. I wanted to show how nice Kazakh dances are, especially when the girls dance.” “I live with my mother, father, and my brother. […]

Country

Artist: Dima Age: 10 School: Talap Gymnasium Country: Kazakhstan Two brothers feed a dog, near there are resting sheep, a man sets a fire, and other man sells fruits and vegetables. “I have a father, mother, sister. I have many animals. They are cat Sofi, sea pig Shuric , hampster Stepa. I love animals and […]

Kazakh Tradition

Artist: Karina Age: 12 School: Talap Gymnasium Country: Kazakhstan “The women is cutting the ties on the baby’s legs for him to walk properly. All the guests are watching them, and encouraging the baby to walk well.  I wanted to show one of the Kazakh traditions when the young kids learn to do their first […]