03 July 2009, Friday, 11:18

Bashkortostan intends to introduce expanded program at Moscow plough festival

author: Bulat Ulbarisov

The Moscow sport-folklore festival “Sabantuy-2009” will take place on July 4 on the territory of the horse-sport center “BITZA”. Republic of Bashkortostan will traditionally support the festival in Moscow and large group of Masters of Art RB has already left for the capital of Russia. The ensemble by Faizi Gaskarov, artists fr om the Bashkir State Philharmonic Society and Bashkir State Theater of opera and ballet and the folk-pop band “Caravansary” will demonstrate their mastery there. Professional and amateur groups fr om Moscow, Tatarstan and other Russian regions will also participate in the show.

The city of Salavat and KUGARCHINSKY region RB will install their jurts on the territory of the center, where one can become acquainted with history and culture of Bashkir nation and taste the best dishes of Bashkir national cookery. Folklore groups will play near every jurt. The festival’s program includes various competitions, including the Bashkir wrestling “kuresh” tournament. The festival will be finished with a discothèque for youngsters.