Kazan honored the memory of founder of the Tatar theater Gabdulla Kariev
May 9, 2019
A number of events in Kazan today recalled the actor and director, one of the founders of the Tatar National Theater Gabdulla Kariyev (May 8, 1886 – January 28, 1920).
Kariyev, whose real name is Minnibay Khairullin, a native of the village of Kulbaevo-Maras, Chistopolsky district, is now the Nurlatsky district of the Republic of Tatarstan, therefore the celebration of the 133th anniversary of his birth was organized by the Nurlatsky fraternity association, which is headed by the head of the Kazan branch of VKT, the authorized representative of the president of the MAIB and the VFD Farid Miftakhov.
First, the Nurlatans visited the grave of the artist at the cemetery of the Novo-Tatar settlement of Kazan, where they offered prayers for the rest of the actor’s soul. Among those who came were RT State Councilor Razil Valeev, Academician Indus Tagirov, his brother Engel Tagirov, writer Lyabib Leron, People’s Artist of Tatarstan Mingol Galiyev, Director of Tatar State Theatre pf Young Spectator uzel Sagitova, Director of the Kazan Higher Muslim Madrasa. The 1000th anniversary of the adoption of Islam Ilyas Ziganshin, imams of the Kazan mosques.
After the mourning ceremony, the guests headed to the Tatar State Theater of the young spectator, who bears the name of Kariev, where they watched the comedy “Ysaerek Aainas, Khayerche l Baes …” directed by the Nurlat Folk Theater troupe. The director of the play is Ildus Sadykov.
The event ended with iftar in the national complex “Tugan Avylym”, located opposite the theater. It was organized by the Association of Muslims Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Tatarstan, which was represented by First Vice-President Radik Abdrakhmanov and the International Association of Islamic Business in the person of Miftakhov. The winner of this year’s Tukayev Prize, Talgat Galiullin, the chairman of the Aksakals’ Shura of the RT Religious s board of Muslims , Ayrat Ayupov, the singer IlSaf, writers, and simple Muslims took part.