On November 27, within the framework of the decade of events of the Library of Elbassy dedicated to the Day of the First President, the exhibition "Historical choice" was held in the Central Concert Hall "QAZAQSTAN".
The exposition of the exhibition is a complex of archival materials and unique items of the museum collection of the Library of Elbassy, on the basis of which the panorama of the most important events of 1991 is presented: the election of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the acquisition of state sovereignty is developed.
Among the exhibits, the white felt carpet - a symbol of popular support of the elected President Nursultan Nazarbayev, has a special place, the order "Altyn Kyran", which is awarded to citizens for outstanding state merits to the Republic of Kazakhstan, a unique collection of the highest state awards of Elbassy N. Nazarbayev from around the world, with more than 40 items. This collection is systemically important because it reflects a wide range of outstanding achievements of Elbassy in promoting the ideas of a nuclear-free world, peacekeeping initiatives, global security, and integration processes.
The exhibition will also feature 145 books from the Personal library of Elbassy. The book fund objectively records various stages and individual episodes of the biography of the owner of the collection, his labor and state activities. The personal collection of books is an accurate indicator of the owner, his interests and preferences, it reflects his spiritual and intellectual life.