We are united by the legacy of ancestors
Tatars in Belgium celebrated Nowruz Bayram in Brussels. In the European capital, the combined single desire to celebrate spring and the beginning of a meeting of the New Year, brought together more than a hundred people - the Tatars from different cities of the Kingdom of Belgium and the Netherlands, as well as representatives of various Asian and Oriental peoples.
Union "Tatars in Belgium" took care not only about how to make guests mogliugoschatsya delicious national dishes, but also together with the Kazakh and Kyrgyz Diaspora organized a small presentation about their home republics history of Nowruz, concert, exhibition of souvenirs, books, traditional kitchen utensils.
Moreover, immediately demonstrated the use of one of the exhibits - a huge cauldron: it Idar Samatov and Alisher Alibaev as the main chef cooked for all the amazing pilaf. Only strong men's hands can hold huge wooden spoons, which are stirred deep indegrienty pilaf cauldron.
Nowruz is known, loved and respected in Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and even in India and China. Now, as decided gathered, it will be celebrated in Belgium. Since last year, the International Nowruz priobrelstatus holiday since 2009 recognized the intangible cultural heritage of humanity, and is on the UNESCO Representative List, along with other 76 members around the world. Union Leader "Tatars in Belgium" Regina Valeyeva stressed in his speech that it is our national holiday of friendship and unity, our good legacy.
Dissemination prazdnovaniya Nowruz in the world is very wide. Every nation in this case has its own traditions, different words and the word "Nowruz". But the essence and roots of the holiday octayutcya same: all must be fed and happy, and then the year will be prosperous and fruitful. For all the peoples of our land. Welfare embodies rich table in a peaceful house. Therefore, those who are celebrating Nowruz, try to start the year with a rich diverse treats. Round cakes of different grains, and Uzbek baursaks honey cake, kazylyk horsemeat, scale size beds chak-chak Tatar - all these goodies as essential elements of the abundant table created in Brussels welcoming atmosphere at home.
Despite the fact that many of the participants speak in Russian, were understood each other and speech that sounded at the other languages of the former Soviet Union. Congratulations Advisor of the Embassy Kazakhstan Serik Ospanov Tatars fully apprehended without translation. Together with the good wishes he conveyed to the participants thought that Nowruz, symbolizing the warmth and beauty will not only unite the Turkic-speaking ethnic groups, the peoples of Asia, but also to anyone interested in culture and traditions, as well as able to appreciate the good relationship. Indeed, on this day at the festival can be found not only Russian-speaking compatriots, but also indigenous Belgians who with great interest willing to learn and understand other cultures.
Nowruz - one of the few drevnix folk heritage, which to this day has kept the whole flavor svoeobpaznyh rites. Minister Counsellor of the Embassy of the Republic of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Kingdom of Belgium Tolon Turganbaev stressed that it gives an opportunity for representatives of Turkic diaspora Belgium rally behind one dastarkhan recall traditions of their ancestors.
Agrarian Belgium by the way, these days has started to prepare the soil for spring planting. Calendar her fieldwork largely coincides with the agricultural work of the peoples of Central Asia and Asia Minor. As is known, Nowruz - this is the beginning of the new year at farmers who are the main providers for centuries. In the picturesque ancient traditions we see the logic and rationality of our ancestors: Nowruz gives the start field work Sabantuy marks zavepshenie sowing, Harvest Day, which has different names in different nationalities, summarizes the results. The most important celebration of life associated with agriculture, each cycle of which is recognized as a solemn contract with Nature. Lily Valeyeva, Brussels