The photo of the Tatar ceremony “Kaz Uymuse” became the winner of the VII All-Russian photo contest “National Holidays of the Peoples of Russia”. The image was taken by the photojournalist of the Tatar-inform news agency Vladimir Vasiliev. He took first place in the Best Picture nomination.
The competition is held under the state program “Implementation of the state ethnic policy in the Republic of Tatarstan for 2014–2025”. This year, it received 544 jobs from 31 regions of Russia. The total bonus fund is 382,500 rubles.
The winners will be awarded at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Center on November 4 this year as part of the celebration of the National Unity Day. An exhibition of photographs of the winning photographers will be organized at the same time.