The Congress of the Tyumen region Tatars announces the VI Regional Tatar folk festival. In 2016 it will be dedicated to the memory of the Tyumen lady – folklorist Alminur Patrshina. It will be held on April 2 at the regional palace of National culture “Stroitel”.
The purpose of the festival – preservation and development of folk culture of the ethnic Siberian Tatars, promotion of traditional national culture, support of creative teams and performers, increasing their level of skill, to draw public attention to the folk art.
Applications for participation in the event have filed 40 teams and participants. From February 12 to 26, municipal and district festivals are to be held in the Tyumen oblast where their creativity will present adult and children’s groups, artists and authors. The winners will be the finalists VI Tyumen Regional Tatar folk festival.
The competition includes six traditional nominations: “Bait, Munajat”, “Solo singing”, “Vocal Groups”, “Folklore and ethnographic ensembles”, “Dance”, “Instrumental performers and groups.”
Winners in six categories in September 2016 will be delegated to the National Festival of Tatar Folklore “Tugorak uen” to the Republic of Crimea.