Interregional Competition of the Essay, "Pleasure of My House"

In 2019, Bashkortostan is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the formation of the republic and the 100th anniversary of the birth of the famed author of Bashkir literature, Mustai Karim. To celebrate the double anniversary, the centralized system of libraries of the city ofUfais holding an interregional competition of the essay, "Pleasure of My House."

The main objective of the competition is to promote the creativity of Mustai Karim, to identify gifted and talented readers and further their intellectual development, and to share their creativity.

Mustai Karim's creativity made a huge impact on the formation and development of Bashkir literature. The task of participants of the competition is to read or remember Mustai Karim's story, "Pleasure of our house," and on the wavelength of the child's perception of the world of the protagonist, to describe that which would be or now would become the pleasure of his house, his family and loved ones or, his life.

Senior classes of schools, students, and adults are invited to enter the competition. With a goal of making equal conditions for all participants, the competition is carried out in several age groups: - 1st group - 13-17 years; the 2nd group – 18-30 years, the 3rd group - 30 years and up.

Essays written by participants may be submitted from January 14th to September 30, 2019 with the subject line,  "RE: essay competition," by e-mail to:  

Information, conditions and terms of  the competition can be found at the Municipal Budgetary Authority, "The Centralized System of City Libraries," of Ufa, the Republic of Bashkortostan at: (go to the section, "competitions for readers" at: