Fourth grade student of our Academy Medetkhan Nurly became the winner of the II degree of the V international multi-genre festival-competition “Star of the East”. Nurly won a prize in the “Instrumental genre” category in piano among the age group of 7-9 years. He also studies in the Department of Additional education of the Academy. The competition was held from 2 to 5 February in Astana. Gratitude diploma for the contribution to development of creative potential of children and helping in the development of the cultural heritage of the country was awarded the teacher of the Academy Bedanova Albina Serikovna.