The venue of holding the event has become the Small Hall of the Center for Culture and Leisure, the former Palace of Culture named after Kirov. The goal of the contest is to choose a beauty from the Penza region to participate in the International contest “Tatar kyzi”, which will be held in Kazan.
The beauty and skills of the village tatarochka this time showed lovely participants from five districts of the Penza region:
- Yulia Gurkina – v. Kochaleyka, Kamensky district,
- Lilia Astashkin- v. Bikmurzino, Neversky district,
- Galiya Maksutova – v. Bestyanka, Kuznetsky district,
- Dinara Yafarov – v. Ust-Uza, Shemsheysky District,
- Julia Safayeva, v. Inderka, Sosnovoborsky District.
Welcoming speeches to the girls have been pronounced by chairman of the NGO of the TNKA of the Penza region B. Akzhigitov and a member of the Executive Committee of the regional Tatar autonomy Zh. Tuktarov. They appreciated the courage of the girls, wished victory and called upon all present to support national traditions.
On behalf of the Penza office of the public organization of Tatar women “Ak kalfak” chairwoman and member of the jury of the contest Elmira Khamzeevna Vasilyeva spoke. The main task of such events was to preserve the Tatar language and to pass on to the future generation cultural values, ethnic wealth and pearls of the unique family pedagogy, whose protectors from ancient times are girls, women, mothers and grandmothers.