In Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov Semey sports academy was held a solemn evening dedicated to the Independence Day. In this evening attended coaches, athletes of the Academy. Director of the Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov Semey sports academy Mereigaly Koshkinov made a welcoming speech, who noted that today’s generation should remember the exploits of Kairat, Lyazzat, Yerbol. Then the results of the drawing competition among the athletes living in the hostel were summed up.. As a result the first place was taken by department of judo, the third place was divided by departments of Greco-Roman, volleyball and free-style wrestling. The athletes answered the questions concerning the historical events that took place in our country with the acquisition of sovereignty and received prizes. Each Department performed their own songs and brightened the festive event. At the end, a documentary about the development of the country was shown, and the athletes were informed with the achievements of Kazakhstan during the years of independence. The press office of the Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov Semey sports academy.