Olga ZORINA

Journalist, editor, PR, art curator, traveler.
Yug (“South”) magazine script editor, special culture correspondent in Novoye pokolenie (“new generation”) newspaper.

Credo: 

I try to be engaged in things that bring me pleasure and satisfaction. I think that only art and literature works, nature and monuments of culture are of true interest and value. And sure, people who create them and also those who have kind and big hearts, open eyes and constant desire to aspire for the better. 

ARTICLES AND PHOTO'S PROJECTS

New Season with Everything New

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The South-Kazakhstan Regional Russian Drama Theatre started the new theatre season with three global and pleasant events. First, the theatre finally has its own building. Secondly, it is fully repaired. And, of course, the main news is the premiere. The 550-anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate...

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«Paparazzi» – a Project for Youth

Many believe that young people today are inert, not creative and they are not able to take the independent actions. In fact, it is not like that. This year new Youth Photo and Video Studio «Paparazzi»opened its doors to the guests on Valentine's Day in Shymkent.

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Ancient Shymkent City

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On October 25, the city of Shymkent celebrates its anniversary. For the first time in a new venerable age. It turns out that Shymkent is 2200 years old! It means that it is older than ancient Turkestan. But the Kazakh scientists began to speak of this not today, but much earlier.

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MMM - Kazakhstan Wins in Tashkent

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MMM - this was how the bard’s group from Shymkent called at the international festival of art song Autumn chord held in Tashkent. They are Maksat Rysimbetov, Myrzamurat Kusherbayev and Mars Sadykov.

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Amazing Handicraft

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Our Kazakhstan craftsmen once again amazed the world. The national handicraft delegation visited China at events commemorating the 50th Golden Annual of the World Handicraft Council in China.

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Festive Shymkent Will Be Filled With French Wine....

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The New Wine Festival, still not very known in Kazakhstan, was launched with the words of Oleg Mityaev’s song: “Festive Paris will be filled up with French wine...”, performed by the famous Kazakhstani bard Alexander Hubert. And Shymkent citizens and guests for the first time met “Beaujolais...

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Beautiful Sunday in Almaty

PHOTO PROJECT

I am not from Almaty, but I love this city, happily visit it often, write articles for the Almaty periodicals, but I never had such a truly magical weekend, as it happened just the other day in sunny July.

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Arbat, Conquered by Red Tractor

The Contemporary Art Festival -ArtBatFest, a traditional event for Almaty and its guests, exceeded all expectations in 2014. The organizers scattered the art objects like the fall leaves around the perimeter of the historical center. "The leaves" flown in tunnels and subways, to parking lots and...

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Felt fantasies

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All the ancestors of Zhupar were engaged in the carpet weaving and creating of legendary alasha and tekemets (Kazakh traditional carpets). Our heroine is familiar not only with the ancient secrets of the carpet manufacture technology, but with the newest inventions in this branch, too.

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Zergher’s gifted hands

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Traditional for the Orient and praised by poets, jeweler’s art is not that on the verge of extinction, but true masters of this craft can be counted on the fingers of one hand. Thus happens because not everyone can master the craft of zergher – apart from many-years experience and painstaking...

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In the footsteps of the Venice Biennale

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The Kazakhstani artist from Shymkent, one of the leaders of the legendary art group Kyzyl Tractor Sa’id Atabekov has presented his projects at the famous Venice Biennale 2013 already five times running.

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