SIMFEROPOL (QHA) -

Crimean Tatar Flag Day is being celebrated in Fontany district of Simferopol.

The event gathered about 500 people, many of them wearing T-shirt with Crimean Tatar national ‘Tamga’ symbol, QHA correspondent reports. People are searched with metal detector.

The biggest Crimean Tatar flag-- more than 20 metres at length-- was already laid. 

Sport contests, in particular Crimean Tatar wrestling Kuresh were held in the frameworks of the Flag Day.

There are also contest of painting for children and exhibition of arts and crafts.

The territory is rounded by police officers, who maintain public order.

 

QHA