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Evening dedicated to the memory of Leonid Dyadyuchenko

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Evening dedicated to the memory of the Kyrgyz writer, journalist and screenwriter Leonid Dyadyuchenko was held on December 5, 2013 at Russian Book House in Bishkek.

Leonid Borisovich Dyadyuchenko is a well-known personality in Kyrgyzstan. Honored Worker of Culture passed away on August 26, 2005, leaving a huge mark on history, culture, journalism and cinematograph of the Kyrgyz Republic. Leonid Dyadyuchenko is author of several books of poetry and nonfiction. His first book was published in 1974 by the “Young Guard” (“Molodaya Gvardiya”) Publishing House. It includes several short stories, and an art novel “Scarab” that gave name to the book.

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L.B. Dyadyuchenko was born on February 16, 1934 in Leningrad, then moved with his parents in the Soviet Frunze in 1939, where he lived all his life. He received a degree in engineering geology, but also actively participated in many other fields. List of creative unions, whose member is Dyadyuchenko is really huge. It is an evidence of his talent and a titanic work.

The whole creative life of Leonid Borisovich related to the mountains of Kyrgyzstan: “In the mountains, from all that is associated with a person, there is perhaps nothing more persistent and constant than trails. No matter how they wriggle, divide in two, and branch, they finally converge into one, bringing exactly to the pass, dutifully echoing relief, which seems unchanged by the brevity of human life.” – he wrote in his works, where in addition to the mountains, he also expressed his love to people, homeland and nature.

Photo from www.kg.akipress.org web-site

At the evening on December 5, colleagues and friends of the cultural figure shared memories about him, and read his poems. There were also shown fragments from his films, and was organized an exhibition of books and photographs of L.B. Dyadyuchenko.

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