May 31, Tatar national holiday Sabantui took place in the village Verkhny Elyuzan of Gorodishchenskoye district of Penza region.
The event was attended by guests from different parts of Russia, representatives of regional and local authorities, non-governmental organizations.
At the grand opening celebration, the pupils of secondary school performed national dances and songs. Honored workers, who have made a great contribution to the socio-economic development of the Verkhneelyuzanskyu village council were awarded diplomas and valuable gifts.
At various venues holiday participants competed in strength and agility: climbing pole, running in sacks, competed in arm wrestling, lifting weights, beating pots, pulling rope, fighting pillows.
The most important and entertaining contest at the festival was a national belt wrestling “Koresh.” Absolute Batyr of Sabantui 2014 became a resident of Gorodishcha Garnik Veronyan.
On stage, the concert was held with the participation of amateur collectives from the Lower, Sredny and Verkhny Elyuzani. In the evening, there was a disco for young people and the fireworks, “- the administration of Verhneelyuzansky village council informs.
The day earlier, a summer celebration began in r Pachelmskiy region in Reshetino village. Village elders persuaded the organizing committee in reasonableness of the two-day festivities: the first day under the sign of spirituality “Korban Bayram!. the second day, a more secular version of prankish Sabantui. The Executive committee passed greetings and sets of books for learning the Tatar language in Reshetinsky school.