2023 in Tatarstan was declared the, “Year of National Cultures and Traditions.”
President of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, October 20, 2022, while giving his annual address announced 2023 to be the, “Year of National Cultures and Traditions. Today it is a multinational and interfaith world and Tatarstan is subject to serious tests. The President of the Republic of Tatarstan stressed that, “a respectful dialogue between representatives of all peoples of the larger Tatarstan family requires care for the preservation and development of languages, culture, and traditions - our invaluable heritage!" From the outside there are attempts to break the prosperous situation in our region, which is a "national map.” Tatarstan will not allow what took years to create to be destroyed. In this regard, given the, "importance of preserving and strengthening spiritual values and the reviving original national traditions,” Rustam Minnikhanov announced that 2023 will be the, “Year of National Cultures and Traditions.” In Russia, 2023 will be the, “Year of the Teacher and Mentor.” The corresponding decree was signed by President Vladimir Putin.