Tatars - an ancient nation that keeps its traditions.
By observing customs, every Thursday and Saturday, the men go to the mosque for prayers.
Mulla taught to pray to the Tatars could pass on to their children these skills.
People who live in rural areas,more religious than the townspeople. It is because of these inhabitants are preserved customs and celebrations that have become a national treasure. These holidays spend now.
The main holiday of the Tatar
Sabantuy - the most favorite holiday of Tatars. Celebrate it widely and massively. Its roots go back far into antiquity to the Gentiles. At that time people were sure to get a good crop, it is necessary to please and ask for land.
This is why at the beginning of spring in the fields of cooked porridge and buried in the ground. There also sent eggs and grain. The earth was kinder and generously bestow harvest Tatars.
Holiday preserved and carried out now, but in the summer. Preparing for it begins to fall. Girls prepare his own clothes to show them to the people who came to the festival. Boys show the strength and agility during the competition on horseback, without which it does not pass a drinking bout.
Since 2003, UNESCO has made this holiday listcultural heritage, and it is recognized as a public holiday Tatars. It is celebrated not only in Tatarstan, but in all places, where the Tatar diaspora resides. The Tatars are very warm and hospitable people, so they do not celebrate themselves. The entire population joins them, regardless of their nationality.
Holidays a farmer
Most major holidays from the Tatars are connected with the work on the ground. One of them - Sembele. It symbolizes the end of the autumn agricultural works. People rejoiced upcoming rest until spring.
Young people waiting for the fall also because it's timeweddings. It was at this festival and dance songs chosen couples for married life. Today, in a solemn ceremony award of agricultural workers, who distinguished themselves and have a good harvest.
Festival passes are always accompanied by a concert of ethnic sentiments. Due to the holiday Sembele young people to instill a love of work on the ground and support the link between generations.
Another Tatar holiday a farmer - NavruzBayram. Its celebration is associated with vernal solstice. It marks the beginning of the solar year, the awakening of the earth and the imminent beginning of the planting season. This is a general holiday, which prepared the whole family happy. Many different ceremonies held during this festival. But always preserved reverence and respect for the older generation.