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Day of Tatar Literature

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Day of Tatar Literature

On September 22 at 5 pm National Library of Udmurt Republic in cooperation with Tatar Public Center of Udmurt Republic are celebrating theDay of the Tatar Literature.

The event aims to popularize national and cultural heritage of the Tatar people and is held within the Year of Literature in Russia and its regional slogan “Friendship of Peoples – Friendship of Literatures” – the concept providing an opportune framework for acquainting with some of the best literary works written in the languages of the peoples of the Russian Federation living on the territory of the Udmurt Republic. The event will be participated by representatives of State Council, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Ministry of National Policy of Udmurt Republic; heads of national cultural unions, representatives of academic and cultural communities, teachers, pupils, librarians.


The program of the Day of the Tatar Literature will feature welcome speeches by chairman of the Tatar Public Center of the Udmurt Republic, scholars, notable cultural figures and writers (among them – members of the Union of Writers of the Udmurt Republic and the Russian Federation: Rinat Battalov, Gimran Safin, Ibragim Biektaully, Alfira Nizamova). Also featured during the evening's entertainment will be prose and poetry readings in the Tatar language and in translations; demonstrations of traditional Tatar dances, melodies and songs by students of the Udmurt Republic’s Social Pedagogical College.


The event will be accompanied by the book exhibition “20 Centuries of the Tatar Literature” from the collections of the National Library of the Udmurt Republic revealing the history of the Tatar literature development. Among items on display – literary works, classical authors’ biographies, research papers in the contemporary Tatar literature, fiction books (folklore and epos, prose and poetry by classical authors and contemporary writers – in the Tatar language and in translations into Russian and Udmurt).


The event will take place at the Udmurt State Philharmonia (Izhevsk, Pushkinskaya, 245)

All are welcome to attend.