By the decision of the Academic Council of KazNU named after al-Farabi for the special contribution to the development of the university with the jubilee medal "80th Anniversary of KazNU. Al-Farabi was awarded to Esdaulet Ulybek Orazbayuly, editor-in-chief of the literary magazine Zhyldyz (Zvezda), a graduate of the journalism faculty in 1977.
For the book "Киіз кітап" he became a laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan. According to his book "Kara Pima" a feature film was made. His song Zaman-ai became the anthem of the international anti-nuclear movement.