October 17, the city of Naberezhnye Chelny held a regional festival of national culture “Kamsky sources.”
The purpose of this festival was the preservation and development of cultural identity of the people, living in the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan. Strengthening dissemination of ideas and peoples of friendship, spiritual unity and inter-ethnic harmony and communication. Also, the preservation and development of traditional culture, promotion of amateur art, propaganda of national costumes.
Contestants submitted their statements in the following nominations: “Vocal solo”, “Vocal Ensemble”, “Dance”, “Folklore and ritual performances”, “Arts and Crafts”, “National costume”.
At the festival, the Kukmor district was represented by a women’s folk ensemble “Ak kalfak”. It includes works by music directors and teachers of kindergartens settlement Kukmor. The ensemble is based on “Kindergarten №3 «Solnyshko» of Kukmor village of the Kukmor municipal district of Tatarstan. Musical Director: Elmira Rafilevna Khannanova, a choreographer Irbuldina Indira Kisanovna. October 26, the folk group “Ak kalfak” and the creative collective of the kindergarten with articles were invited to perform at the gala concert of the festival and were awarded the Diploma of the Laureate of the first degree, the ensemble also presented a Certificate for receiving the prize for victory at the festival. The folklore ensemble “Ak kalfak” in September this year also participated in the International Festival “Etnomiriada 2016” in Kazan and became the winner of this contest.
November 4, 2016, the ensemble “Ak kalfak” will participate in the All-Russian contest “Vyatskiye Zori” in Vyatskiye Polyany. We wish success to the creative collective of the kindergarten.