As of June 27, 2022, the Tatar-Bashkir holiday “Sabantuy” was held in the cities of Yeniseisk, Krasnoyarsk and Lesosibirsk, as well as in 9 villages founded by the Tatars during the years of the “Stolypin” reform. Sabantuy will also take place in the city of Kansk and two small villages. The largest holidays were held in the regional center (the number of participants exceeded 3.5 thousand people) and Lesosibirsk – 3.0 thousand people.
In his speech, the Head of Krasnoyarsk Sergey Eremin noted: “Look around and see what real happiness looks like. This holiday is saturated with national unity, solidarity – this is what distinguishes Krasnoyarsk. We love each other and this people’s love is concentrated in the center of the Motherland. In my opinion, if there was no Sabantuy, then there is somehow no summer either. I want to wish that no bad weather descends on our land, and we must work together for this … ”
Roman Barinov, Head of the Public Relations Department of the Administration of the Governor of the Territory, in his speech noted that there are few summer folk national holidays that would take place on such a large scale in the territory of the Territory. This is at least 15-18 settlements annually. This means that the holiday is loved and in demand Today, in the region of Sabantuy, despite the “national” affiliation, it has become traditional and very popular for the majority of the population of the region, regardless of their nationality and religion. The holiday is held within the framework of the state program of the Krasnoyarsk Territory “Strengthening the unity of the Russian nation and the ethno-cultural development of the peoples of the Krasnoyarsk Territory” for 2022, aimed at preserving the spiritual, cultural values, developing the language and national culture of the Tatars living in the Krasnoyarsk Territory and promoting the strengthening of cooperation between cultures , as the most important factor in the political and socio-economic development of the region.
Within the framework of Sabantuy, in the village of Ikshurma, Pirovskiy municipal district, a wrestling tournament “koresh” was held, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the famous agricultural leader N. Rakhmankulov, awarded 4 orders of the USSR and ex-deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.