The celebration of the anniversary of Derbent will conclude on Friday

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotobounce the city of Derbent. Archival photoThe celebration of the anniversary of Derbent will conclude on Friday© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

The celebrations devoted to Day of unity of peoples of Dagestan and culminating in the celebration of 2000 anniversary of Derbent, will be held on Friday, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the regional Ministry of culture.

The start of the jubilee events was given in September 2015 in Derbent with the participation of representatives from Russian regions and foreign countries, they later continued in the Kremlin hall in Moscow and the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris.

«At the site of the fortress Naryn-Kala has passed dress rehearsal of a brilliant presentation, telling about the ancient history of Derbent — the musical-theatrical performance «Derbent-Dagestan-Russia: a Chronicle of the Millennium — the friendship of the world rests!» In celebration of here in 2 hours will be shown the history of Derbent in ancient times till today», — said the Agency interlocutor.

He noted that the program of celebration is an updated and expanded version of the festivities in honour of the 2000th anniversary of Derbent held in September 2015.

According to the representative of the Ministry of culture on Friday as part of the celebrations at various venues in the city will be organized by the metochion of the peoples of Dagestan and the festival-forum of the centers of traditional culture of peoples of Russia «My Dagestan – my Russia» with the participation of sectors «Heirs», the festivities will also be held on Freedom square.

The day of unity of peoples of Dagestan was established by the decree of the head of Dagestan on 6 July 2011. A date was set for 15 September, the day when the combined armies of the peoples of Dagestan routed the hordes of Nadir Shah.

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