Today in Ufa the All-Russian festival of the Tatar-Bashkir stage “Duslyk kupere” is under way.
Today in Ufa the All-Russian festival of the Tatar-Bashkir stage “Duslyk kupere” is under way. After the grand opening in Moscow, festival concerts have already been held in such regions of compact living of Tatars and Bashkirs as Penza, Ulyanovsk, Samara, Orenburg, Sterlitamak. Today Ufa hosts the most outstanding artists of the festival. Then the festival will cover Chelyabinsk, Ekaterinburg, Tyumen. The final gala concert of the festival will be held on April 18 in the Kazan Pyramid.
Deputy Prime Minister of Tatarstan, chairman of the National Council of the World Congress of Tatars Vasil Shaykhraziev also takes part in the festival in Ufa. He delivered a welcoming speech on behalf of RT President Rustam Minnikhanov.
Tatars and Bashkirs always were united by linguistic and spiritual kinship, the closeness of traditions and customs. The festival is designed to serve the noble ideals of development and mutual enrichment of the cultures of our peoples. I hope it will present his guests with the joy and warmth of communication, a unique opportunity to enjoy the creations of the renowned masters of the Tatar-Bashkir stage and gifted debutants. I express special gratitude to the creators of this creative project. I am sure that “Duslyk kupere” will contribute to the expansion of fruitful cooperation between the republics, “Vasil Shaykhraziyev said.
The festival “Duslyk kupere” is a new project in the field of Tatar and Bashkir culture. The festival is held in order to implement the Agreement between the Republic of Tatarstan and the Republic of Bashkortostan on trade and economic, scientific, technical, social and cultural cooperation, strengthening inter-regional and international ties, as well as further development of the Tatar and Bashkir pop music.
The opening ceremony of the festival was held on April 7 at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow. The main stars of the Tatar and Bashkir entertainments performed on the main stage of the country.
The festival is held with the support of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan R.N. Minnikhanov and Head of the Republic of Bashkortostan R.Z. Khamitov.