20 June 2011, Monday, 17:40
author: Timur Rahmatullin
In the Victory Park of Chelyabinsk a city Sabantuy (plough’s feast) took place, with participation of representatives from Bashkortostan. The organizer is the Centre of the Tatar and Bashkir culture of the Chelyabinsk Region.
Muhamatulla Hafizov, the permanent representative of the President of Bashkortostan Republic in the Chelyabinsk Region thanked organizers for the holiday.
— The sabantuy became today a symbol of peace, international consent and labour, — he said. – It is celebrated all over Russia, including Bashkortostan and the Chelyabinsk Region.
Bashkir and Tatar yurtas settled on the maidan (town square). Visitors of the holiday with interest looked on their interior decoration: colourful woven carpets, towels, embroidery, wooden utensils, musical instruments, household goods, tools restored with ethnic and cultural traditions. A sports program was held for the strong and dexterous. And for young visitors of the holiday the children's sabantuy was arranged on a separate platform.
The entertaining program was provided by amateur creative collectives from the Chelyabinsk Region, Bashkortostan and Tatarstan, including actors of philharmonic societies from Sibay and Neftekamsk.