The lesson of playing the Kazakh dombra is included in the Guinness Book of Records

The dombra lesson in the capital’s Intellectual School of Physics and Mathematics (NIS) is included in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest and most massive lesson in playing the main national instrument. It is reported that this is the only case in the world when almost 1000 students of one school played the main national instrument. The unique orchestra was conducted by a teacher of additional education, Honored Worker of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aitzhan Toktagan. At the largest dombra lesson, the famous kyui “Saryarka”, “Balbyrauyn”, “Yerkem-ai”, “Kenes”, “Zhastar bii” were performed.

According to the requirements of Guinness World Records, before the start of a large-scale lesson, all participants were registered at two points: at the first, they scanned their badges and registered through the Candidate-Marker program, at the second, the attendant on duty carried out a mechanical registration of the participants.

According to the requirements of the Guinness Book of Records, more than 25 stewards and 2 witnesses watched the large-scale lesson. For every 50 participants, there was one independent steward who oversaw a particular group. The Witnesses acted as trustees of the GWR, they supervised the creation of the record and absolute adherence to all criteria of the Book.

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