TOMSK, Dec 19 – RIA Tomsk. Tomsk specialists and experts from Tatarstan will work together on
a "road map" to preserve the historical appearance of Tomsk Tatar
settlement; Tatarstan experience shows that conducting of significant events of
the Russian and international level help to attract money from the state budget
for restoration, reports the correspondent of RIA Tomsk.
Earlier it was reported that in November 2018 during
the visit of the president of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov to
the Tomsk region, the heads of regions signed an agreement on trade, economic,
scientific, technical and cultural cooperation. In particular, it implies
cooperation in the field of preservation of historical and cultural monuments.
On Wednesday in Tomsk gathered scientists, local
historians and officials of the Tomsk region and Tatarstan, who on behalf of
the heads of the regions should create a "road map" to preserve the
historical appearance of the Tomsk Tatar settlement. At the first meeting, the
participants of the interregional working group discussed the experience of
preserving the ancient architecture of Kazan.
According to the member of the working group – the
head of the department of preservation of cultural heritage objects under the
government of the Republic of Tatarstan Naila Khafizova, large-scale work on
the restoration and reconstruction of the historical quarters of Kazan began
with the celebration of the city’s millennium in 2005. The process continues
thanks to, among other things, the raising of funds from the budget of the
"It's about the Universiade, FIFA World Cup,
Swimming World Cup, this year's it's WorldSkills Championship. We have already
got used to doing something, putting it in order. It showed the willingness of
(local) authorities to hold big events, and the federal forces trust us to
continue ... You also need something (the Tomsk region), I mean, some kind of
significant event", – Khafizova said RIA Tomsk.
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According to the regional committee for the protection
of cultural heritage, in the Tatar settlement of Tomsk there are 25 memorial
houses, two of which are of federal significance. At the first stage of its
work, the working group will create a collection of cultural heritage objects,
including wooden houses that are not monuments.
The Tatarskaya settlement of Tatars formed in Tomsk at
the beginning of the XVII century. Here settled merchants and artisans from
other regions of the country. By the end of the XIX century, Tatar settlement
became one of the centers of Tatar culture in Siberia. Currently, many
buildings of the settlement are architectural monuments, houses are gradually