The city of Kazan, a thousand kilometres to the east of Moscow, is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. The population of Kazan is 1.2 million including 115 ethnic groups. But the Tatars have always been the main nation. They have preserved their national traditions and holidays. The most important one is Sabantuy. It has always been celebrated after sowing and includes not only special meals and welcoming guests but also but also original traditions. Enjoy the main summer holiday in the Republic of Tatarstan: Celebrating Sabantuy.