July 24 - August 9, 2015
DURING THE FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, A RICH CULTURAL PROGRAMME IS OFFERED TO LOCAL CITIZENS AND VISITORS COMING TO Kazan. ALL COMERS ARE ABLE TO GET ACQUAINTED WITH THE INDIGENOUS CULTURE OF PEOPLES RESIDING IN RUSSIA, LEARN MORE ABOUT TRADITIONS OF OTHER COUNTRIES AND SEE FIRST-HAND MASTERPIECES OF MODERN ART. CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS OF KAZAN HAVE SPECIAL OPENING HOURS DURING THE DAYS OF THE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Pilgrim is the official show of the Opening Ceremony for the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan. Dates: daily from July 27 to August 2, 2015.
Plays, August 7-15
Images of Italy. Western European Art of the 17th -20th Centuries from the Hermitage Collection
Pages of the Universe. From the Collection of the Museum of History of the Universe
Gallery of works by N. Feshin;
Kazan Art School;
Gallery of works by Kh. Yakupov, B. Urmanche, I. Zaripov;
Tatar and Russian Applied and Decorative Arts;
Tatars, 19th -20th Centuries
Russian Art of the 16th-Early 20th Centuries;
Art of Western Europe of the 16th-19th Centuries;
Exhibition from the Collection of the St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music
Sabantuy is a Tatar national holiday. Its name can be roughly translated as ‘plough festival’. The Sabantuy celebrations feature a wrestling event among batyrs (strongmen), as well as a variety of fun competitions that provide an insight into customs and traditions of the Tatar people. Date: August 1, 2015.