05 May 2016, Thursday, 17:21

Crimean Bashkirs gave a performance at the Peoples' Friendship Festival in Yalta


UFA, 5 May 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Arina Rakhimkulova/. Crimean Bashkirs took part in the festival "Yalta – Beach of Friendship". Members of the Yalta Centre of Bashkir culture "Idel-Ural" under the leadership of the Chairman Dalaris Imelbayev gave a performance in national costumes, the press service of the World Kurultai of Bashkirs informs.

The concert program "Friendship of Peoples" was presented at the celebration where for the first time in the history of the festival its name was pronounced in more than 25 languages of the peoples living in Crimea. Participants sang songs in the Russian, Ukrainian, Tatar, Georgian, Jewish, Armenian and Bashkir languages.

The festival "Yalta — Beach of Friendship" is held for the tenth time in Crimea. This year the procession along the quay was attended by over 500 representatives of national communities and folklore groups of the peninsula. The festival, as noted by the organizers, is a demonstration of the unity of 125 nationalities and ethnic groups living in the Crimean peninsula.

The festival program included competitions, exhibitions and concerts. Various folklore groups, national cuisine, and arts and crafts were presented at the event.