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CONTEMPORARY Tatar Holidays

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Tatars are an ancient people who keep their traditions.

Observing the customs, every Thursday and Saturday, men go to the mosque for prayer.

Mulla teaches us to pray properly so that the Tatars can further transfer this knowledge to their children.


People who live in rural areas,More religious than the townspeople. It is thanks to these residents that customs and holidays remain, which have become a national treasure. Such holidays are held now.

The main Tatar holiday

Sabantuy is the Tatars' favorite holiday. Celebrate it widely and massively. Its roots go far back in antiquity to the Gentiles. At that time, people were sure that in order to get a good harvest, one should appease and ask for the land.
It was for this in the beginning of spring that the fields were boiled and buried in the ground. There went eggs and grain. The land had to be matched and generously endowed with a harvest.
The holiday has been preserved and is being held now, but in the summer. Preparation for it begins in the autumn. Girls prepare their own clothes to show them to people who came to the party. Young men show strength and dexterity during the competition on horses, without which no Sabantuy passes.
Since 2003, UNESCO has made this holiday aCultural heritage and it is recognized as a state holiday of the Tatars. It is celebrated not only in Tatarstan, but in all places where the Tatar diaspora lives. Tatars are very hospitable and hospitable people, so they do not celebrate themselves. The whole population joins them, regardless of nationality.

Holidays of the Shrews

The most basic holidays in the Tatars are connected with work on the land. One of them is Sambele. It symbolizes the end of agricultural work in the fall. People were happy about the upcoming rest until the spring.
Young people were waiting for autumn also because it's timeWeddings. It was on this holiday during the dance and songs that couples were chosen for the marriage life. Nowadays, in a solemn atmosphere, agricultural workers are rewarded, who have distinguished themselves and achieved a good harvest.
The holiday is always accompanied by concerts with ethnic sentiments. Thanks to the holiday of Sambele, young people are taught a love of work on earth and maintain a connection of generations.
Another Tatar holiday of the NavarozBayram. Its celebration is associated with the spring solstice. It marks the beginning of the solar year, the awakening of the earth and the early beginning of the sowing season. This is a common holiday, which is prepared by the whole family with pleasure. Many different rituals take place on the days of this holiday. But the veneration and respect of the older generation is always preserved.

CONTEMPORARY Tatar Holidays Was last modified: May 23rd, 2017 By Homhiezq
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