Congress of the world Congress of Tatars in Kazan will attract over a thousand guests

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More than a thousand people from 41 countries will take part in the VI Congress of world Congress of Tatars (VKT), which starts in Kazan on Wednesday, according to the organizing Committee of the Congress.

Today’s Congress takes place in the year 25 anniversary of the world Congress of Tatars. It was first convened by the decree of the President of Tatarstan in June 1992 and was about subsequently every five years. Main statutory objectives of the CGT — consolidation of the Tatar people and its public associations, promoting national-cultural, socio-economic and spiritual development of the Tatar people, participation in the development and implementation of target programs in the field of national-cultural development.

«From 2 to 6 August in Kazan will be held VI Congress of the world Congress of Tatars. His work will be attended by more than 1 thousand delegates and guests from 73 regions of the Russian Federation and 41 countries near and far abroad, more than 130 journalists», — stated in the message.

The first day in the program of the Congress included discussion of the draft unified national platform of the use of the native language, the topical issues of education of children and youth, demography, families, and business and sponsorship, which is organized in three discussion sites. Also on the territory of the Kazan Kremlin in the gallery «hazine» a round table «Museum of Tatar emigrants and portrait gallery of the Tatar people».

The plenary session will be held on Thursday, August 3, at the Tatar academic state theatre of Opera and ballet named after M. Jalil. Within it will be discussed the results of the activities of the Executive Committee of the CGT and its social structures over the past five years. The delegates will adopt a resolution, will be elected the new composition of the Executive Committee of the CGT, which is in accordance with the Charter to elect a Chairman of the Executive Committee for the next five years. In the foyer of the theater will be presented fotoekspeditsiya the exhibition «Business map of the Republic of Tatarstan».

In the next two days, the forum will be a presentation of the socio-economic and industrial enterprises of the Tatarstan delegates will visit several areas of the country, get familiar with the experience of socio-cultural development and preservation of national traditions, will visit Bolgar state historical and architectural Museum-reserve. The cultural program of the Congress scheduled a concert of masters of arts of the Tatar people, the international festival of Tatar folklore festival «Wingus, garmunnar» historical and choreographic performance «Kazan treasure» performed by ensemble «Kazan».

Currently, the interregional public organization «world Congress of Tatars» unites 476 Tatar public organizations from 68 regions of Russia, countries of near and far abroad. When the Executive Committee of the WCL created and successfully operate eight public organizations: the world forum of Tatar youth, the all-Russian public Foundation «Tatar family», the all-Russian public organization «Federation of national wrestling «Tatarcha Koresh», all-Russia public organization «Tatar villages of Russia», Republican public organisation of Tatar women «AK kalfak», Alliance of Tatars of Europe, the world Association of Tatar businessmen, the all-Tatar society of historians.

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