Tatar national holiday "Sabantuy" in Chistopol municipal district

18 June 2018, Monday


Sabantuy personifies the ideals of peace and good, combines the age-old folk traditions, generosity of native land and nature at the time of its renewal and flourishing. Passing through the centuries, to the present day, it retained its main meaning - the unity of all the inhabitants of the republic, regardless of nationality, age and profession.

On June 16, 2018, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Tatarstan R.I. Zagidullin took part in the traditional celebration of the national holiday "Sabantuy" in the Chistopol Municipal District.

Congratulating people on the national holiday, Rustem Zagidullin, read out a greeting from the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, R.N. Minnikhanov.

During the festive events, the minister and head of the Chistopol Municipal District, D.A. Ivanov In solemn ceremony presented government awards to the best farm workers, heads of peasant farms, leaders of organizations and enterprises.

After the awards ceremony horse races began at the racetrack, and on the maidan - sports competitions: the Tatar national wrestling "Көрәш ", weightlifting, arm wrestling, tug-of-war, bench press.

Everyone could take part in traditional Sabantuy national games such as running in bags, running with an egg in a spoon, wrestling on hands, climbing a vertical pole, potting, fighting with bags on a log, tugging on a stick, running with buckets of water, walking on a swaying log, as well as visiting exhibitions of various national dishes, beverages and folk art crafts.

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