August 14, 2019
Sabantuy in Spain was held last weekend. It was organized by the team of the Tatar camp “Tatar camp for kids in Spain”, which based on the Costa Blanca. The meeting place had chosen the territory of “Mercadillo del Toro”, the infrastructure of which designed for public events. For national holiday, as it turned out, it was the most acceptable option: a large parking and tents with tables, communications and own kitchen, stage
and a spacious dressing room, country-style wooden implements, extensive playgrounds for games and competitions, a complex included in this system
attractions – various trampolines, auto kart. Additional
a comfortable moment is the opportunity to gather in the evening time in the coolest period of the day. So holiday ended with folk dances under the spotlights already late at night.
National folklore masterpiece event organizers tried
imagine in all its glory. This also applied to the variety of dishes. national cuisine, and a palette of sports and entertainment.
Despite the fact that the main composition of the public was represented by compatriots and Russians resting on the Mediterranean coast, for many of them games plunging in katyk or bringing water with shoulder yoke was a real discovery. But there were those with nostalgia
remembered village sabantui from their childhood, shared cheerful details of fun games. Both adults and children all tried demonstrate strength and dexterity, beautifully would lose, rushed into the next match to take revenge.
Of course, a magnificent gift for the concert part of the Spanish Sabantui were Guzel Akhmetzyanova and Evgeny Nikitin arrived from Kazan – two artists from the dance group “Saydash”. They noted the importance and
large-scale significance of the project, thanked Tatars from Spanish town of Orihuela Costa, the German cities of Hanover and Frankfurt am Main, Belgian Brussels, Dutch Eindhoven, who joined forces, invested a lot of initiative and personal funds in the success of the event. The audience was delighted with incendiary
numbers of dancers and bright ethnic costumes, as well as from true folk images that artists could create. Dance together united the participants, created the atmosphere of the good old
festivities. The guys from the international camp “Tatar camp for
kids in Spain ”. Having received several lessons from choreography received from artists formed into a full-fledged concert number, musical by Rishat Fazlakhmetov ’ songs was chosen as an accompaniment to the dance composition.Fazlyakhmetov “Bukhet Achkychi”.
This is the second Sabantuy on Spanish ground. First in 2017 was also organized in the Costa Blanca region by staff of the Tatar camp. It is gratifying that the initiatives of European Tatars find response from the World Congress of Tatars, Ministry of Culture of the Republic
Tatarstan. They help to select professional artists, highlight in the symbolic prize fund of books and discs.