“By and by” in parks and squares: an open-air performance, a circus performance from St. Petersburg and a New Year's workshop
A workshop on Ak Chachaklar Boulevard, chamber concerts in the
Gorkinsko-Ometyevsky forest, a street performance by a circus from St.
Petersburg and much more - the winter program “By and by” has launched in the
public spaces of Kazan. It includes 87 free events. Robert Garipov, director of
the Directorate of Parks and Squares, presented the winter events in parks and
squares at the Business Monday meeting at the Executive Committee of Kazan.
The festive program in parks and squares will begin with the opening of New
Year fest site. From December 21 to 27, eleven New Year trees will flick on at Continent
Park, Kaleidoscope Park, Uritsky Park, Gorky Park, as well as the Krylia
Sovetov and Komsomolets Parks, the square on Mira Street, on boulevards Ak
Chachaklar, on Fuchika Street and the main city New Year tree at the “Kazan” Family
Robert Garipov said that this year new events are planned for residents and
visitors in Kazan public spaces. For example, during the New Year holidays, a
creative workshop will operate in the pavilion on Ak Chachaklar Boulevard,
where children and their parents will be able to make postcards.
Music will guarantee a New Year's mood to Kazan residents. A series of
chamber concerts will be held in the Gorkinsko-Ometyevsky forest. The first one
will take place on December 26 with a performance of the Juna group. The next concerts
are scheduled for January 7 and 15.
The headliner of the winter program will be the Uppsala Circus from St.
Petersburg. The performance will take place from December 28 to 30 at six
public spaces: Gorky Park, Ak Chachaklar Boulevard, Krylia Sovetov Park,
Kazanka River Embankment, Uritsky Park and Gorkinsko-Ometyevsky forest.
Performances will also take place in parks and squares. From January 2, the
Kazan “Youth Theater on Bulak” will present the fairy tale “New Year in the
Arctic!”. The performances of the theater will be held on the boulevards on
Fuchika Street, Ak Chachaklar, the square on Mira Street, the parks
Kaleidoscope,Continent, Uritsky Park and Gorky Park, as well as at the
residential complex “Salavat Kupere”.
Sports activities will be held in parks in a new way. The events will take
place on the territory of future public spaces that will be landscaped under
the Kazanka River Development Strategy. The first event – scandi-trekking in
Russian-German Switzerland - has already taken place on December 17. In the
future, citizens will have a master class on kite riding in the Manzara Park,
winter volleyball at the Uram extreme Park and a ski tournament on the
territory of the future park on Gavrilova Street.
In addition, a “Park trip” is being launched in Kazan. On January 5, a drive
around the city will be available on a New Year's bus, making stops on Ak
Chachaklar Boulevard, in the Black Lake Park, Lyadskoy Garden and
On the same day, January 5, a Tatar youth concert will be held in the
Gorkinsko-Ometyevsky forest, with participation of singers from the Yummy Music
indie label: the bands Homage and Noor, musicians Ilgiz Shaikhraziev, Fauzia
and Said Olur.
An unusual event will take place on January 6 at Komsomolskoye Lake in
Derbyshki. Cold water treatment will be organized in a specially equipped font
and a barrel bath, as well as a concert program.
Along with new events, traditional festive activities are also planned in
Kazan. From December 28 to January 4, New Year's performances of Father Frost
and Snow Maiden will be held in the parks, and on January 1, a concert will be
held in the Krylia Sovetov Park, where Kazan residents will be able to feel the
atmosphere of their favorite Soviet films.
This winter, the family ski tournament on Lake Lebyazhye will take place on
The snowmen art festival is scheduled on January 6 in the Uritsky Park.
“All events in the parks will be held taking into account the epidemiological
requirements of Federal Service for Supervision of Consumers Protection. We
also urge park visitors not to forget about security measures – to wear masks
at the entrance to buildings and keep social distance”, - Robert Garipov noted.
Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, hoped that the residents of the capital
and tourists will have a good time. “A good program with new events. I hope our
residents and visitors of the capital will enjoy them”, - he said.