The Sign of Spring, Nawruz Festival was celebrated on 19 March 2015 with “Turkish World Nawruz Concert”, organized through the cooperation of Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) and TÜRKSOY and hosted by Zeytinburnu Municipality.
The program for Nawruz Festival, which was officialized in 2010 after United Nations Council accepted 21 March as “International Nawruz Festival” for its havng a3.000 year background, was participated by Tatarstan Deputy Minister of Economy Natalya Tarkayeva , Mayor of Zeytinburnu Murat Aydın, TDBB Secretary General Fahri Solak, TÜRKSOY Deputy Secretary General Fırat Purtaş and a great number of guests.
In the program Kazakhstan folk singer Kunsulu Türikpen and Kyrgyzstan folk singer Almaz Aljanov brought Turkish World rhythms with the songs they sang. Besides, while Balkaria State Folk Dances Group, Kyrgyzstan Akak Music Group and Kyrgyzstan Jaş Kiyal Folk Dances Group won recognition with their amazing shows, Tatarstan Folk Dances Group’s performances, namely “Chat” and “Fountain”, were applauded.
The program was also attended by Tatarstan Local Government Authorities
Within the context of Tatarstan Municipalities Information and Experience Sharing program organized by TDBB, also with the participation of a group of 20 Local Government Officials under the chairmanship of Tataristan Deputy Minister of Economy Natalya Tarkayeva, Turkish World Nawruz Concert ended with the presentation of “Semen”, one of the Nawruz traditions.