03 March 2010, Wednesday, 14:21

Festival of Bashkir culture has taken place in Yekaterinburg

author: Alfia Agliullina

The festival of Bashkir culture has taken place in Yekaterinburg. The festival with the participation of masters of arts RB and amateur artists from Yekaterinburg has taken place in the building of Sverdlovsk State Folk Art Palace and was dated to the 65th anniversary of the Great Victory and to the 10th anniversary of the Bashkir theatrical ensemble “YADKAR” from Yekaterinburg.

Republic of Bashkortostan at the festival was presented by the honorable artist of Russia, national artist of Bashkortostan, musician Azat Aitkulov (Bashkir national flute), singer Harris Sharipov and the head of the Republican Folk Art Center’s interregional relations department Zalifa Barlybaeva. On behalf of the deputy Prime-Minister of Government RB, Minister of culture and national politics RB Ildus Ilishev she presented the honorable diploma to the director of “YADKAR” Faima Usupova for high contribution to development and preservation of national traditions.

In their turn the participants of the ensemble “YADKAR” and other amateur groups of Yekaterinburg presented the guests a large concert show, containing Bashkir dances, songs and abstracts from the traditional Bashkir plays.