n. Enkolovo, Leningrad, July 9, 2016, 17:20 – REGNUM Annual Tatar-Bashkir national holiday “Sabantuy-2016″ takes place at this moment in the village Enkolovo in Vsevolozhsk district of Leningrad region. Honorary guest of the holiday – the speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Sergei Naryshkin – took part in the festivities and enjoy jam cones, reports IA REGNUM .
On the feast came to a large number of people who have fun, take part in various games, competitions, taste the traditional food of the Bashkir people.
On the Sabantuy, which takes place on a beautiful meadow in the village Enkolovo, gathered representatives of 12 countries. According to estimates of organizers, the festivities have already attended by about 80 thousand guests.
At the celebration organized site just four scenes in which actors perform folk songs with Tatarstan and Bashkortostan. Delegations from the Russian regions and other countries presented their craft and launched a national cuisine:. Kebab, rice, homemade sausage, chak-chak and beshbarmak
The holiday passed the national competition for “Kuresh” zones for the title of absolute batyr “Sabantuy-2016″, as well as the representation of high-wire. Guests also competed in speed climbing on the pole, fought bags, pull the rope, took part in amusing attraction “Get the coin from the yogurt.” Most participants Sabantuy coveted banging pots blindfolded – fun to collect a large queue of those wishing to participate
At the harvest festival this year came distinguished guests: the chairman of the State Duma Sergei Naryshkin, the governor of Leningrad region Alexander. Drozdenko , Vice-governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Govorunov , Chairman of the Tatarstan State Council Farid Mukhametshin and the plenipotentiary representative of Bashkortostan under the President of Russian Arthur Shaynurov .
«My dear compatriots, I am sincerely glad to be with you in a crowded and cheerful Sabantui. It is a holiday with bright national colors, but truly a national favorite and in various regions and parts of our vast country. These days especially acutely aware that the peace and harmony of peoples living in Russia – this is our support and valuable state is the key to prosperity and new victories of our great Motherland “, – said Sergey Naryshkin, welcoming the guests of the festival
. State Duma speaker said that thanks largely to Sabantui the whole world knows what beshbarmak and chak-chak. Together with the governor of the 47th region and other guests, Sergei Naryshkin visited the ethno-cultural village, looked struggle “Kuresh” pillow fight, high-wire performances and helped himself to sweets – chak-chak and jam from cones. In addition, officials were divided into teams and took part in a tug of war. The competition team won the governor of the Leningrad region and the State Duma speaker.
According to Alexander Drozdenko this year Sabantui has become an international, and involves 12 foreign countries, and a large-scale inter-regional Sabantuy will be held next year. “Leningrad region – a multinational region, where representatives of 86 nationalities live, but we live as one big and united family and happy to learn from each other’s cultural traditions and experience in crafts, skill in cooking. Drinking bout was truly a holiday not only Tatars and Bashkirs, but also all the inhabitants of Leningrad region “, – concluded the head of the region
According to tradition, the Bashkirs and Tatars celebrate Sabantuy after sowing.. The history of the holiday Sabantui on the Neva River goes back more than 100 years. It was first performed in St. Petersburg Yusupov garden in 1913. After World War II because of the growing number of holiday visitors moved to the Leningrad region. In the past year, according to the assessment authorities in the region, Sabantuy celebrated more than 100 thousand people.
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