“On May 21, Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of Cultural and Art Workers. I congratulate all the figures in this sphere, which has a huge ideological and modernization potential, on their professional holiday! I wish you new creative achievements! Today I instructed the relevant ministry to work out the establishment of the honorary title "People's Artist of Kazakhstan," the President wrote on his Twitter page.

The Head of State also awarded a number of cultural figures “Kazakhstannyn enbek sinirgen kayratkeri” (“Honored Worker of Kazakhstan”).