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Оpening of the Tatar farmstead

In the village of Bolsherechye, Omsk Region, the opening of a Tatar farmstead took place on the territory of the Museum-Reserve “Ancient Sibirskaya”. It was held as part of the regional multinational festival “We Are Together”. The exhibition area includes a house, the decoration of which consists of household items and exhibits that recreate the traditional way of life of the Siberian Tatars.

Guests of the event were able not only to get acquainted with the life and culture of the Tatars, but also tried national dishes – pilaf, shurpa and chak-chak. In front of the entrance to the Tatar courtyard, “friendship tables” were set for everyone who wanted to taste national treats. Also brought to the event was a 300-liter samovar – one of the largest in the world. Its height exceeds 2 meters.

Also, the work of national farmsteads on the “Alley of Friendship” and the exhibition-fair of arts and crafts “Rainbow of Cultures”, in which craftsmen from Russian, Tatar, Kazakh, Ukrainian, Latvian national and cultural associations of the Omsk region took part, were organized for the audience. They presented handmade hats, wood products, patchwork, beaded jewelry, embroidery, textile dolls and much more, and also held master classes on making belts, baubles, knitting mittens and national cuisine.

Representatives of the Tatar, German, Kazakh, and Latvian national cultural centers were invited to organize a play area on the territory of the Omsk House of Friendship. They invited the participants of the holiday to play “Handkerchief”, “Skull Cap”, “Rolls from the Oven”, “Piglets in Buckwheat” (dance-game), compete in beating pots, running with water in buckets on a rocker, tugging with a stick, “ horse racing” (on sticks), etc.

Creative groups of national cultural associations of the Omsk region and the Republic of Tatarstan took part in the concert program of the multinational festival “We are together”.

This project was implemented with the support of the Government of the Omsk Region and the Republic of Tatarstan.