19 June 2009, Friday, 9:45

Intense program is waiting for the participants of the Days of culture RB in Istanbul

author: Alik Shakirov

The visit of Republican delegation to Turkey, where the Days of culture RB are held, is going on. Today the deputy Prime-Minister of Government RB, Minister of culture and national politics RB Ildus Ilishev will meet with the rector of the Istanbul University Unus Soilet. The conference, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Bashkortostan’s autonomy declaration in the staff of Russia, with participation of scientists from Bashkortostan and Turkey will be held at the Istanbul University after.

The concert of Masters of Arts RB will take place tonight in the concert hall “Jamal Rashid Ray”. Presentation of the exhibition, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Bashkir autonomy declaration and to its initiator – Achmet-Zaki Validi and presentation of the photo-exhibition about Bashkortostan will be held in the foyer of the concert hall.

On Saturday, June 20, the members of Bashkir delegation will lay flowers on the grave of Achmet-Zaki Validi. The Saturday’s program also anticipates meetings in Russian Consulate General in Istanbul with diplomats and business representatives of Russia and Turkey. Bashkir national plough festival (sabantuy) will take place in the center of Istanbul near the famous Holy Sophia Cathedral and the Blue Mosque.

The House of history and ethnography of Bashkir nation under the Representative Office RB in Turkish Republic will be solemnly opened on Sunday, June 21, on the territory of the center of Turk nations in the park “TOPKAPY” in Istanbul. This action will finish the Days of culture RB in Istanbul.