Kyrgyz State University of Culture and Arts. B. Beishenalieva is the first musical and creative educational institution in the republic, which has become the leading center for the training of highly qualified and diversified specialists for institutions of culture and art of the republic. There is a certificate of a legal entity registered with the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic (registration No. 13310-3301-U-e, OKPO code 02246840, number 0065533 series of PIU). Form of ownership state, organizational and legal form – institution, location 720005 Bishkek, st. Dzhantoshev 113.
The history of the Kyrgyz State University of Culture and Arts begins in 1967, when the Decree of the Council of Ministers of the Kyrgyz SSR No. 482 of August 30, 1967 “On the Organization of the Kyrgyz State Institute of Arts” was adopted. The activities of a prominent statesman, ex-Minister of Culture of the Republic Kuluypa Konduchalova played an important role in the opening and development of the Institute of Arts.
Since 1974, the educational institution has been named after the outstanding Kyrgyz ballerina, People’s Artist of the USSR B. Beishenalieva.
People’s Artist of the USSR Bibisara Beishenalieva is one of the leading ballet masters. Her work reflects the history of the formation of the art of ballet in Kyrgyzstan. She was one of the first dancers, who laid the foundations of national choreography, her activities largely determined the development of Kyrgyz classical dance.
Recognition of the art of Bibisara Beishenalieva nationwide. The path to it is long, intense years of work, wonderful images created on the Kyrgyz ballet stage, in a word, the whole life of the artist, devoted to the most beautiful of the arts – the art of ballet.
The University has trained over 5 thousand highly qualified specialists for the sphere of culture and art of Kyrgyzstan. Among them are People’s Artists of the USSR and the Kyrgyz Republic, laureates of state awards – the USSR and the Kyrgyz Republic named after. Toktogul, as well as honored artists and cultural figures of the republic. Some graduates were awarded the highest awards – they became Heroes of Socialist Labor, holders of the Orders of Manas and others. Among the graduates are middle managers who manage most of the institutions of culture and art in the regions of the republic, and also head the theatrical and entertainment institutions of the republic.
The turning point for the university was the year 1993, when there was a division into two educational institutions – the Kyrgyz State Institute of Arts. B. Beishenalieva and the Kyrgyz State Conservatory, two faculties of the KSII became the basis of an organized conservatory, and new faculties and new specialties appeared at the institute, such as a manager of social and cultural activities, the head of a folklore and ethnographic ensemble. The department of choreographic art was opened. The Institute began to produce actors and directors of drama and cinema, film directors, film economists, television and film operators, sound engineers, screenwriters, theater critics, then television and radio directors.
From the first days of the founding of the university, the head of the composition department, People’s Artist of the Kyrgyz Republic, laureate of the State Prize named after A. Toktogula Professor M. Abdraev, Head of the Department of Solo Singing and Opera Training, People’s Artist of the USSR, Professor S. Kiyizbayeva. Professors T. B. Musulmankulov, People’s Artist of the Kyrgyz SSR N. Davlesov, People’s Artist of the Kyrgyz Republic, laureate of the USSR State Prize Sarbagishev U. O., People’s Artists of the Kyrgyz Republic, choirmasters S. Yu. Yusupov, K. I. Aliev, People’s Artists of the Kyrgyz Republic A. Asakeev, T. M. Murataliev, Honored Workers of Culture of the Kyrgyz Republic O. Abdyldaev, A. Ukurchinov, B. Mambetaliev, Honored Workers of Arts of the Kyrgyz Republic, directors, Professor Zh. A. Moldobaev, E. Toktogulov, Zh. Abdykadyrov, B Abdyldaev.
By Decree of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic dated August 28, 2013 No. 470, in order to further strengthen the material and technical base of the educational institution, improve the quality of training for institutions of culture, art, cinematography, information, television, the Kyrgyz State Institute of Arts. B. Beishenalieva was transformed into the Kyrgyz State University of Culture and Arts. B. Beishenalieva (hereinafter KGUKI).
The ultimate goal of these changes and transformations is the formation of a new generation of managers in the field of culture and art, capable of generating fresh ideas and tasks, planning and managing activities. All activities of the university are aimed at training specialists who will work both in the public and non-governmental sectors of culture and art as analysts, consultants, advisers to managers at various levels, developers, experts and managers of complex socio-cultural projects and investment programs.
Kyrgyz State University of Culture and Arts. B. Beishenaliyeva has been guided by state educational standards for all the years of its existence in conducting educational, educational, methodological, research and artistic and creative activities to train highly qualified specialists in the field of culture and art, and has achieved certain results by its 55th anniversary.