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Large Sabantuy celebration held in Srednaya Yelyuzan village

11:28 | 07.06.2015 | Society


Penza, 7 June 2015. PenzaNews. The village Srednaya Yelyuzan of the Gorodische area in the Penza region held a large celebration of the national Tatar summer festival, Sabantuy, on Saturday, June 6.

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Among the honored guests of the festival was the acting governor Ivan Belozertsev, who visited the art workshops, the national craft fair, and the installations dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory.

In an address to the gathering, he said that Sabantuy has already become an international festivity.

“Such a festival is a bright depiction of respectful and careful treatment of the fruitful Tatar culture, its unique spiritual and moral values. You gave our Motherland well-known scientists, doctors, writers and masters of arts, business and sports. Thank you for your hard work and open hearts,” said the head of the region.

He wished the people on the festival to live in peace and kindness, sound health, prosperity, happiness and success in their plans.

Ivan Belozertsev also rewarded the best workers of the Gorodische area with certificates and letters of gratitude from the Penza region governor.

A festive performance by musicians from Tatarstan concluded the official part of the event, after which the people moved to the horse races at the nearby course, says the press service of the regional government.

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