Today, on the shore of Lake Kaban, as part of the program of the VIII Congress of the World Congress of Tatars, the Hay Bazaar festival was held for the 10th time. This year the event is dedicated to the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam by the Volga Bulgaria and the 30th anniversary of the creation of the World Congress of Tatars.
The festival, which has long been loved by guests and residents of the capital, brought together young designers, culinary specialists, musicians and artisans this year. The program of the event included a design market and a food court, an audio guide, workshops for children and adults, a lecture hall, a theater promenade, a Tatar tea table and excursions, a photo zone, a contemporary music concert and other venues.
Danis Shakirov, head of the Executive Committee of the World Congress of Tatars, took part in the opening of the Hay Bazaar. He greeted the assembled delegates and guests of the VIII Congress on behalf of the Deputy Prime Minister of Tatarstan, Chairman of the National Council of the World Congress of Tatars Vasil Shaykhraziev.
Also, within the framework of the festival, a film screening was organized on the shore of Lake Kaban. Here, the guests of “Hay Bazaar” watched Bulat Minkin’s documentary “Beruze”, a series of animated stories about Tatar figures “Abau”, a film by Ilyas Gafarov and Radif Kashapov “Tungan yak: Suomi”.