The Tatar Community Berlek invites you this national celebration.
10:00 – 12:00 – Registration, setting up tables, cooking national dishes, hot tea from samovar
For children: face painting, crafts & arts, preparing for the performance, national games
12:00 – 13:30 – Opening ceremony, greetings, concert and children’s show
13:30 – 14:30 – Lunch with hot plov, national dishes, tea from samovar
14:30 – 16:30 – National tatar games, contests
16:30 – 17:00 – Lottery, and closing ceremony
Family event. Admission: $5.00 for a lottery, $1.00 for each coupon which can be used for face painting, food, games, crafts, and others (minimum 10 coupons per person).
Free coupons will be given to those who bring national dishes for bake-sale, souvenirs, and help organize the event.
This is one of my favourite groups because attendance is not too large and you can meet a lot of friendly people. It is very interesting with Tatars from many different countries, and not just the Russian Federation.
Our report on this event in 2012: https://www.torontomulticulturalcalendar.com/2012/06/29/282-tatar-festival-a-report/