Sixth International Folk Dance Festival in Kazan

VI International Youth Folklore Festival, organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan from 24 to 30 August 2012, timed to coincide with the celebration of the city on 30 August is dedicated to the Universiade 2013 . At the festival was attended by creative teams from 15 countries: Malaysia, Taiwan, Turkey, Poland, South Korea, Argentina, Mexico, India, the Netherlands, Latvia, Hungary, Colombia, Canada, Serbia, Croatia .. The age of participants from 16 to 24 years .

During the festival, an official meeting with the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, the press conference in the “Tatmedia”, festive procession through the main streets of the city, concert programs on the best concert venues in the city of Kazan and Tatarstan (Chistopol, Zelenodolsk, Buinsk, rich Sabah), the action of Friendship Sviyazhsk, participated in the opening ceremony of international rowing competitions, sightseeing and entertainment in the water park “Riviera”, the park “Kyrlay” and dr.meropriyatiya.

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Folk Art

The dialogue of cultures through dances of the peoples of the world
For the sixth time the International Youth Folklore Festival delights and inspires. Now dedicated to the Universiade 2013 in Kazan, he went from 24 to 30 August.
During the event, in the Republic of official meetings with heads of delegations, excursions to Kazan, festive processions, visits to sports facilities, concert programs, press conferences.
Posted on September 3, 2012

Start is given, or how it all began

On August 21, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan held a press conference dedicated to the VI International Folklore Festival. Organizers told reporters on how to Tatarstan will take guests from 20 countries. The mission is not easy, you will agree!
Press service reported that more than 300 participants expected to dance ensembles from Malaysia, Taiwan, Turkey, Poland, South Korea, Finland, Argentina, Mexico, Israel, India, Northern Cyprus, Greece, Latvia, Hungary, Brazil, Colombia, Serbia, Croatia and Moldova. Age artists from 16 to 24 years. For them, Kazan and Tatarstan will become a home for a week.
According to organizers, the purpose of the VI International Youth Folklore Festival – to tell not only about the culture of their country, but also to learn the traditions and customs of other nations. “The concept of the festival is as follows: each ensemble brings its own folklore. For example, Korea – a huge mask, a lot of scenery. The main thing is to focus on the revival of traditional culture. There are no thematic restrictions, “- says Svetlana Ishkuzina, director of the ensemble” Happy Childhood “and a member of the Public Chamber of the Republic of Tajikistan.
“Folklore can not live far from the people. Festival participants are not professional actors and amateurs. They have no choreographic education “, – said Irada Aiupova, Deputy Minister of Culture of Tajikistan.

There is no bad weather

On the Day of the Republic of Tatarstan, August 30, the festival participants were given a final gala concert. On the stage of the theater scene Galiaskar Kamala dancers were almost all corners of the globe. The vagaries of the weather in the form of drizzle and gusty winds did not stop to see the show more than a hundred people. All spectators greeted the artists with a standing ovation. Dance groups of Latin American countries were pleasantly surprised by their national costumes, instruments, and, of course, incendiary movements with live music on the Spanish motif.
Happy City Kazan and congratulated President of the Republic Rustam Minnikhanov. President presents state awards to them. G.Tukay: “We presented the award G.Tukay, talk about it is not necessary. Today we will honor the winners, show art, his skill, beauty and originality. We are proud of our talent! ”
After the ceremony continued with a concert. One dance number followed another national dresses with fast speed alternated. The same can be said about the musical accompaniment. Needless to say, the goddess Terpsichore patronized participants Folk Festival! All performances were successful. It is safe to say that more than once Kazan will remember with admiration of the beauty of the diverse national colors, which they have presented to the Republic Day! Perhaps the saturation of the VI International Youth Folklore Festival is like a salute, a series of events that ended Aug. 30.
During the week-long stay in Tatarstan participants of the festival managed to please their creativity not only of Kazan, but also people from other areas. Thus, for example, were organized concerts Buinsk, Chistopol, Zelenodolsk.
Events such as the VI International Youth Folklore Festival, create warm and friendly relations between the two countries and multiply cultural heritage. For this reason, the “feast of Carnival” held in our Republic, you can call one of the major events of the summer
Readers note:
The festival organizers – the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan and dance ensemble “Happy Childhood”. The festival is also held with the support of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan and the President of Tatarstan.
Children’s Center “Happy Childhood” in 1999 in Tatarstan holds festivals of folk dance. The main direction of the team – a folk dance. Ensemble Grand Prix winner, laureates and diplomats international festivals in Romania, Greece, Turkey, Czech Republic, Poland and other countries. The ensemble is unique in that there are trained children of different ages from 6 to 20 years.

Lucius Kashapova
Angelina Golovataya

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