29 September 2011, Thursday, 15:03

Bashkortostan meets participants of the international Aksakov’s festival

author: Elmira Sabirova

The international Aksakov’s festival starts on September 30 in 2011 on the eve of the writer’s birthday. At the same time in 2011 it was decided to date it to the II Congress of Russians of Bashkortostan, also appointed on September 30.

Guests from other Russian regions and from abroad will arrive in the Republic for participation in the festival. In particular, delegations from Bulgaria, Tatarstan and Chelyabinsk region will arrive to revere the memory of Aksakovs. The delegation of the Russian Cosmonautics Federation is also invited. The festive actions will be held all over the Republic but the main events will take place in Ufa, Belebey and nearby regions.

The Aksakov’s days will start in the former estate of Sergey Aksakov’s grandfather in the village Kasimovo (now the micro-district Shaksha in Ufa). Here the children’s collectives of Ufa will play. Further the traditional Aksakov’s lesson will take place at the Aksakov’s gymnasium N11. The art exhibition will start working also on Friday in the Memorial House-Museum of Sergey Aksakov in Ufa. Same day the exhibition “Aksakov’s Motherland” will start working in the conference-hall of “AF-Bank”.

The annual Aksakov’s ball and the ceremony of presentation of the diplomas by the International Slavic literature and culture Fund will take place in the evening, September 30, at the Bashkir State Theater of opera and ballet.

The Aksakov’s days will be continued in the Aksakov’s historical-cultural center “NADEJDINO” (the village Nadejdino, Belebeevsky region RB), in the town of Belebey, in Karmaskalinsky region RB and in the village Zubovo, Ufimsky region.

The Aksakov’s festival will be over on October 2 in Ufa.