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Sabantui in Jizzak – a symbol of unity of the people

Favorite holiday of Tatars and Bashkirs, Sabantui, has been organized by the regional Tatar national cultural center “Idel” in our city, held in the banquet hall of the regional charity fund “Mahalla”. The celebration was attended by over 200 people. A festive ceremony has been opened by Mullah of Tatar Diaspora of Jizzak region Abyi Rizvan, who read out a ...

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“Kurshelek” brings people together

In the city of Kopejsk a peculiar association with the interesting name “Kurshelek” is operating. An amateur club association “Kurshelek-neighborhood” was founded in 2011. Reason for uniting of the like-minded people was a will to preserve cultural traditions of the Tatar people, which subsequently resulted in creating of original, Tatar association “Kurshelek”, which means “neighborhood. Initial tasks pf the association ...

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He has been buried in his native village Manzaras of Kukmor Region of Tatarstan

Today in Kazan, at the Menzhinsky House of Culture, a civil funeral of the Hero of the Soviet Union Sabir Ahtjamov has been held. RT President Rustam Minnikhanov, RT State Councillor Mintimer Shaimiev, RT State Council Chairman Farid Mukhametshin, RT First Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Pesoshin, Kazan Mayor Ilsur Metshin, chairman of the Republican public organization of veterans (disabled) war ...

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Rustam Minnikhanov handed over Gratitude of the President of the Republic Tatarstan to Ravil Akhmetshin

July 16, President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, being with a working visit to Moscow, handed over Gratitude of the RT President and the medal of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation to Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan - Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia Ravil Akhmetshin Appreciation.

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In Kazan issues of Turkic Intangible Cultural Heritage to be debated

In the Year of Culture and within the program "Kazan - the cultural capital of the Turkic world in 2014" Republican center of development of traditional culture with the assistance of the RT Ministry of Culture and the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY), July 16-19, 2014, International Scientific and Practical conference "Intangible cultural heritage of the Turkic peoples as object of preservation is scheduled." The Conference will be held July 17-18, 2014, at the hotel complex "Bilyar Palace".

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