17 December 2009, Thursday, 10:55

International conference “National policy and traditional national culture” is open in Ufa

author: Eugene Rakhimkulov

The international scientific-practical conference “National policy and traditional national culture” started working today in the conference-hall of the National Museum RB and it is organized within the frames of the state program “Bashkortostan’s nations” by Ministry of culture and national politics RB and Bashkir academy of state service and management under President RB.

Officials, heads of national-cultural communities and historical-cultural centers RB, leading scientists from 30 Russian regions and Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Finland are taking part in its work.

The State Advisor under President RB Sergey Lavrentiev and the deputy Prime-Minister of Government RB, Minister of culture and national politics Ildus Ilishv are taking part in the forum too.

The main goal of the conference is search for the methods and ways to preserve and develop traditional cultures and languages.

Sergey Lavrentiev has read out the complimentary address to the participants of the conference on behalf of President RB Murtaza Rakhimov.

“Bashkortostan accumulated the widest experience on realization of the state national-cultural policy, aimed at preservation of friendly relations, agreement and brotherly cooperation between more than 100 ethnoses” – said in the complimentary address – “We’ve formed well-developed normative-legal base and develop corresponding goal-oriented programs. We have the Assembly of Nations RB, the national-cultural communities, historical-cultural centers and the House of Nations Friendship. All these institutions conduct plenty of very interesting international festivals, contest and other arrangements, contributing to preservation and augmenting of our cultural heritage and national spiritual and moral values. I am sure the materials and recommendations of the conference will be quite useful for further perfection of this multi-sided activity and I wish the participants of the forum health, happiness, productive discussion of the pre-planned problems and every creative success!”

The conference’s program plans holding of the section meetings on such directions as “The institutional and legal aspects of the state national policy”, “The tendencies in development of ethnic-cultural processes today” and “The poly-cultural educational space: the experience of Russian regions”.