Tatars of Belgium took part in the Days of Tatar culture, which took place in Rome. They brought with them to Italy as gift Tatar dances and an exhibition of books of contemporary author Gulsina Galimullina. The creative part of the event was opened on September 18 at the Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC), and continued the next day at the Center for Social Support “Vasca Navale”. The basis of the concert made performances by Tatar legends, Honored Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan Hamdoona Temirgalieva and artist Ilham Sharif.
As part of the event a roundtable “Development of business and economic ties in the regions inhabited by the Tatars in Russia and the Italian Republic” was held for manufacturers and businessmen, which was also attended the head of the RCSC Oleg Osipov, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan Sariya Saburskaya, consultant in sphere of
Russian-Italian business Cesare Attanazio, compatriots. There were trips to manufacturing plants for production of chocolate and cheese mozzarella. The organizers of the Days were the Association “Tatarka in Italy” with the support of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Rome.
Members of the public organization «Tatars in Belgium» through folklore have tried to express the feature of their nation, mentality, temperament and disposition of the Tatars. Dancing in the incendiary and lyrical performance served as a guide in the world history of the Tatar people, through the national costumes and dance moves give the Italian public an idea of culture and original traditions, presented compatriots emotional memories of home. For the gathered at the “Russian Home ” Tatars a meeting with the chief editor of the “Kazan Utlary” Ilfak Ibragimov was indeed a literary event. Talking about the benefits of electronic journals in preservation of their native language and other sources of replenishment stock of linguistic compatriots helped answering many pressing issues. Belgian Tatars shared the joy that can now regularly receive books by G.Galimullina , watch novelties, trying through the literary works to enrich the native language. Ilfak
Ibrahimov read his philosophical poems, which he wrote under the pseudonym Mohemmet Mirza.