On October 26 in the Central city library (22, Irtysh Embankment named after Slavsky) the Chistyakov's readings were held. 94 participants from 14 schools took part in the event. Jury under the chairmen of the member of Union of writers of Russia Pussep G.N. and Matveeva N.S. marked a good preparation of course participants, thoughtful comprehension and interesting presentation of creative work of our countryman. It was satisfied with level of authors' poems of schoolchildren, the experience of interpretation of Chistyakov's poems in Kazakh. Odnobokov Vadim from school lyceum N11 and Evdokimov Artyom from secondary school N7 won the contest of declamation. In nomination «Illustrations to M. Chistyakov works» Varvara Vorotiliva became a winner.
O.M. Tarlykova from East Kazakhstan historical and local history museum shared with reminiscences about the poet.
The readings were held in a warm friendly atmosphere.