This year the Chechen Republic will host the Festival of Culture and Sports of the Peoples of the Caucasus
According to the press service of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for the North Caucasus this year, the ninth traditional annual Festival of Culture and Sports of the Peoples of the Caucasus will be held in the Chechen Republic, namely in its very capital, Grozny.
The holding of various public events, especially sports, in Grozny has become a real tradition. Almost every year, the capital of Chechnya takes various championships and championships in judo, boxing, freestyle wrestling and other sports.
8 June in the Ministry for the North Caucasus chaired by Odes Baysultanov - First Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for the North Caucasus, a meeting of the working group was held to discuss issues on the organization and holding of the annual Festival of Culture and Sports of the Peoples of the Caucasus. According to the press service of the Ministry, the meeting was attended by
representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Roskontsert and executive authorities of the subjects of the North Caucasus Federal District. Also, according to the press service, the final outcome of the meeting was the adoption of a general decision to hold this festival in 2018 in the Republic of Chechnya.
Last year, this festival took place in the fall - from September 30 to October 1 in the capital of North Ossetia - the city of Vladikavkaz. It included athletics competitions, rope pulling, rope climbing, arm wrestling, belt wrestling, weight lifting and carrying it over distance, powerlifting, mini-football and many other competitions. The creative part of the festival 2017 of the year was presented by a rich cultural program, which included a demonstration of the national farmsteads and performances of the creative youth of the regions of the North Caucasus Federal District to the audience and participants of this event. Prizes in the team event of the last festival were distributed as follows: the first place was deservedly won by the team from North Ossetia, the second place - by the team from Dagestan, and the honorable third place was taken by the team from Ingushetia.
Odes Baysultanov, according to the press service, noted the importance of expanding the boundaries of the Festival of Culture and Sports of the Peoples of the Caucasus. He offered to think about the possibility of calling for participation in the festival teams from neighboring countries, which would allow the event to take a larger international status.
Baysultanov also noted that the Chechen Republic had already built a developed sports infrastructure to hold the 2018 World Cup, and therefore there should be no problems with holding the festival.
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