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Arailym Omirbekova

Arailym Omirbekova

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Artist Information

Vocal artist
Performance year with AKMI:
2018
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Country of Origin:
Kazakhstan

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She was raised in the Kyzyl-Orda region of south-central Kazakhstan, one of the country’s richest areas for traditional music. Arailym is currently a student in the College of Culture within the National University of Arts, in Astana, studying traditional singing under the mentorship of Elmira Zhanabergenova. In 2016, she participated in “Playing Together: Sharing Central Asian Musical Heritage,” a programme of workshops, public events, and collaborations in traditional and contemporary music that brings together talented young musicians from Central Asia under the leadership of accomplished performers and composers from Central Asia, India, and the United States, organised New York-based CEC ArtsLink with funding from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs.

Performances

Name Performance Year
Qyrq Qyz (Forty Girls) 2018