Tuesday 19 March 2019

Republican
information
agency

Dagestanis takes part in St. Petersburg ethnic festival

14 January 2016 13:37 Posted in:  SOCIETY Source :  RIA Dagestan
Author:  Nizamidin Kainbekov
font size-+
Print
Makhachkala, January 14, 2016. Dagestan delegation headed by Gasan Gasanov, the representative of the republic in St. Petersburg took an active part in the ethnic festival, held January 3 to 10 in the main exhibition hall of St. Petersburg. The members of the public organization "Youth community of Dagestan", the children's and youth dance ensembles "Druzhba" and "Imamate" and others have participated in the event.

The Christmas tents decorated in ethnic style such as the Russian izba, Caucasian hut, a raw-hide tent of northern peoples and Buryat yurt have been exhibited in the 7th pavilion of "LenExpo" on an area of 7 thousand sq. meters. Here, the visitors could see the national peculiarities of the New Year celebrations in different regions of Russia, the Caucasus, Eastern and Central Asia and got familiarized with the culture, customs and traditions of the peoples of world.

The guests dipped briefly into the festive atmosphere, met with the Scottish chimney sweep for “happiness”, a funny Colombian giant on traditional stilts, and made a carnival procession to the fabulous world of animated characters.

During the New Year holidays, the 50 best folk ensembles performed in the festival in St. Petersburg. Many craftsmen held courses in arts and crafts skills-training: national fancywork, drawing patterns on the surface of household items, paintings on Christmas gingerbread cookies, making Christmas gifts, and many other things. The best chefs of St. Petersburg shared their cooking secrets of the most delicious national dishes. Besides, the visitors also could taste the spicy Chinese, Uzbek and Georgian cuisines, and oriental sweets.

According to many visitors of the ethnic festival, Dagestani national exposition became one of the most interesting. The guests were shown the diversity of Dagestani culture as in a variety of exhibition materials - Untsukul knives, Kubachi jewelry, Dagestani artistic, scientific and periodical literatures, leather and furs goods, paintings on Dagestani wild nature and the artworks of Dagestanis living in St.-Petersburg.

The winners of city and international competitions and festivals participated in the gala concert. Among them the Dagestan ensembles - "Druzhba" and "Imamate", Georgian - "Iveria" and "Sikharuli", Azeri dance ensemble - "Chinar", Armenian "Ayastan" and others.

The ethnic festival, organized by the city committee on international relations and the implementation of the migration policy, NGOs and fraternities of St. Petersburg, became a new step in strengthening mutual understanding and friendship among the people of different nationalities and faiths.



Больше важных и актуальных новостей в Telegram-канале РИА «ДАГЕСТАН». Подписывайся!
Total views: 1603

Other news:

18.03.2019 22:07:18 Dagestan submits 42 applications for presidential grants
13.03.2019 08:57:27 Dagestan to host Interregional Breastfeeding Forum
04.03.2019 08:47:49 Guy declares his love for girlfriend in original way in Dagestan
23.02.2019 15:24:02 Dagestan physicians perform unique operation to restore joints
21.02.2019 10:16:11 Glass bridge over the Sulak canyon to be constructed in Dagestan
18.02.2019 15:23:21 Dagestan and NTV-Plus channel sign cooperation agreement
18.02.2019 10:59:42 Modern clinic for cancer patients to be opened in Dagestan
17.02.2019 07:03:14 Yandex to teach Dagestan students
16.02.2019 20:49:09 Artyom Zdunov meets with “Luminary Centers of Education” project moderators
11.02.2019 11:03:03 Dagestan hosts Forum of beekeepers of mountainous area
07.02.2019 17:41:29 Free day care opens in Dagestan
04.02.2019 06:39:15 Exhibition of world-class Dagestan jewelers opens in Makhachkala
30.01.2019 06:53:34 Dagestan to host folk theaters fest
28.01.2019 08:30:12 Dagestan Muftiyat launches refresher courses for clergy
25.01.2019 10:02:49 Aortic aneurysm treated first time in Dagestan
21.01.2019 08:08:08 Dagestan professor gains government award in the field of science and technology
21.01.2019 06:52:18 8 waste sorting complexes to be built in Dagestan
20.01.2019 06:31:06 Round table on medical and social assistance to patients with Thalassemia to be held in Dagestan
18.01.2019 12:40:09 Dagestan becomes center of high-tech medical care
15.01.2019 22:31:44 Training center for doctors opens in Dagestan
14.01.2019 22:14:18 14 modular midwifery units to be opened in Dagestan
14.01.2019 05:44:35 Dagestani wins photo contest of "National Geographic"
26.12.2018 17:54:08 Ali Aliyev Sports Complex in Kaspiysk to host ice show with famous figure skaters
18.12.2018 22:10:49 "Science battle" youth science competition finals to be held in Dagestan
10.12.2018 18:41:47 Resource Center for Disabled opens in Dagestan
06.12.2018 08:32:20 Dagestan museums offered to cooperate with travel agencies to increase flow of visitors
27.11.2018 19:08:23 Pupils of Makhachkala Intellectual Development Center win contest in mental arithmetic
12.11.2018 00:01:12 130 video surveillance cameras to be additionally installed on roads in Dagestan
11.11.2018 23:38:44 Documentary film about Russian teachers is being shot in Dagestan
11.11.2018 23:15:19 Dagestan launches online project "Ethnic Alphabet"

Videos

Archib - Only the roots alive vetvi

photoreports