On April 9, 2015 in the venue of Institute of Directors on Pall Mall there was an evening dedicated to the international holiday Navruz. The holiday marks the beginning of the season of growth and prosperity. The word “Navruz” from the Tajik-Persian language means “new day”. As a national holiday celebrated in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Albania, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Turkey. Also, as a national holiday Navruz is celebrated China Iraqi Kurdistan, some regions of India, in Dagestan, Tatarstan, Bashkortostan and other national regions, and it is believed that the more generous holiday, the better off will be held annually.
As in previous years the organizer of the festival made a prominent public figure, UK – Lady Renwick (Nowruz Commission Ambassador in the UK). The celebration was attended by officials, experts, academics, business and artistic circles of the British capital: the members of the House of Lords, Ambassadors and representatives of the embassies of foreign countries (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan and UK Tatar Association, journalists, prominent members of the British public and the leaders of national – cultural communities of the UK.
Supported Navruz in London and the World Congress of Tatars in the face of Chairman of the Board of the World Congress of Tatars Rinat Zinnur uly Zakirov and sent to the Navruz in London, People’s Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustyam Asaev.
For guests organized an art exhibition of the history of development , the national and spiritual culture, achievements in social and economic development, education, science and education. It was the concert program, with the execution of national songs and dances and invited artists from different countries such as:
– Bejan Mouhebulah (Tajikistan), musical instrument tablake (tablake);
– Young Mardani brother playing Santour (Iran), San’at Mahmudova (dance) and Sardor Mirzakhojaev (mus. Instrument) (Uzbekistan);
– Sabina Rakcheeva (violin) (Azerbaijan);
– Nazgul Zhuzumova & Aizada Israilova (dance) (Kyrgyzstan);
– Ballet duo Allegra Westalli and Giuseppe Conti (London),
– Maksat Syzdykov folk instrumental music (kui) written by Kurmangazy (Kazakhstan)
– Rustyam Asaev (Tatarstan) sang folk songs and Tatar soldiers in Love (Neopoletanskaya song in Italian);
In the hall reigned unusual atmosphere, and at the end of the evening, guests come to dance to the song Ruatyam Asaev, including Lady Renwick with Lord Renwick.