Until 2024, Akhmet-Zaki Validi National Library of the Republic of Bashkortostan, as a part of "Digital culture" initiative within the national project "Culture", will digitize 600 literary monuments. Annually, 100 books will be converted in digital format and uploaded to the National digital library.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Culture of Bashkortostan, this year on the website of Akhmet-Zaki Validi National Library in the section "Book monuments", the Department of manuscripts and rare editions will place 100 books of local history, published in the early twentieth century and about 50 books in the framework of the state task. These are the first published works of writers after Mazhit Gafuri, Shaikhzada Babich, Daut Yulty and others. Literature about the development of the language, culture, and life of the peoples of Bashkortostan will also be presented. A certain number of books that are currently being scanned, are dedicated to the Year of Theater and the discussion about the formation of theaters in our country.
The Department of manuscripts and rare editions holds about 20 thousand copies about local history, which are of great interest to scientists. Many of these publications are printed in Arabic graphics and Latin, but have great scientific potential, among the readers of such literature there are scientists from foreign countries.
Film Studio "Bashkortostan" is preparing a series of cartoons on the tales of the peoples of the Republic. It is also preparing a series of animated films in the Bashkir language. Five films will be created in the technique of hand-drawn animation for three to four minutes. In addition to entertainment, educational content is also planned: cartoons will turn out not only fun, but also useful.
"At the moment we have just started work – fairy tales are selected, scripts are written, artists develop characters, draw sketches. Each film will be made in different genres and different artistic styles. Folk music will be used," said Director Rim Sharafutdinov.
Several artists of the Republic are working on the paintings. The project received a grant from the Head of Bashkortostan for the preservation and development of state languages and languages of the Republic in the amount of 2.2 million rubles. The presentation of the project is scheduled for December 2019.
Thanks to the financial support of the grant of the Head of the Bashkortostan in 2019 will be modern language resources, audio books, will publish translations of classics of world literature for children in the Bashkir language, will be held forums, festivals, cultural and educational events. The total amount of grant support is more than 72 million rubles.