Tatarstan from October 18 to 25 with its cultural program visited a representative delegation of Uzbekistan Tatars. The trip was attended by Chairman of the Council of Elders of the Tatar public cultural and educational center of Tashkent R. A. Giniyatullin, Honored Artists of the Republic of Uzbekistan M. Khakimov and D. Minyaev, Honored Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Republic of Bashkirtastan F. Khaldarova, Honored Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan R. Bikbulatova, Honored worker of culture of the Republic of Tatarstan R.Mannyapova, winners of the international TV contest “Tatar Mony” R. Gizatullina, G.Khannanova, famous singers M. Bukharova and R. Gaynanov a well known pianist Zh. Naimova, young ensemble of dancers “Yashlek” D. Saprykina, A. Saprykina, K.Gulyaeva and D.Abdumuminova. The delegation of compatriots has arrived in Tatarstan at the
invitation of the Executive Committee of the World Congress of Tatars (ECWCT), who organized the event and a cultural program.
October 20 and 22 concerts of Tatar performers from Uzbekistan were held at the Houses of culture of the Atninsky and Arsk regions where in addition to a colorful concert, the delegation visited the museum after Sibgat Khakim and Gabdulla Tukai, got acquainted with a rich cultural heritage of the Tatar people.
October 21, the Tatar State Theatre of Drama and Comedy named after K. Tinchurin in Kazan hosted a concert where Tatar performers from Uzbekistan presented a musical gift to the gathered representatives of the creative intelligentsia, youth, community and countrymen from Kazan, Tatarstan cities and regions, including those from other Russian cities. Despite the fact that the concert lasted about 4 hours with two acts, there were no free seats in the hall. The concert program included folk and popular songs in Tatar and Uzbek languages.