27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Cultural Universiade

Over the years of the preparations for the 2013 Summer Universiade, a number of events were held when implementing the Cultural Universiade project. The main task of the activities undertaken in the lead-up to the Games is to select and train specialised personnel for official and non-official ceremonies, cultural programmes, and to build a team of well-trained volunteers.

Russia, Kazan, Summer Universiade!

If you are a talented, creative and musically gifted personality – then this project is for you!

The Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate announces a call for entries for the Songwriting Competition, titled 'Russia, Kazan, Summer Universiade!'

UNI-reserve, UNI-elite

Cultural life of Kazan’s youth is entwined with the forthcoming Universiade. Most stage performances delivered by young talents are more and more often dedicated to an intercultural dialogue, sports and a healthy way of life.


The Mercy Charity Project is one of the events implemented within the framework of the major cultural and image-building programmes and key official events of the 27th World University Summer Games in Kazan in 2010-2013.


The Kazan Mayor's Office and Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate are proud to announce the launch of a unique dance project in Kazan. For the first time ever, the capital of Tatarstan will turn into a venue for a major dance event which thrills minds of all dancers and dance enthusiasts in the world!

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Cultural Universiade is two weeks of holiday!
18.07.2013  11:34 – Cultural Universiade Photo

Bright, rich, enchanting - these are characteristics of the project Cultural Universiade which ends today. Performances, concerts, street shows, and exhibitions - all these activities of the Cultural Universiade took place from 4 to 18 of July in all cultural institutions of the capital of Tatarstan. These days theatres and museums operated according to a special schedule and presented their most vivid creations to residents and guests of Kazan.

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Festival Chaliapin.Nureyev.Kazan ends with grand gala concert
18.07.2013  11:29 – Cultural Universiade Photo

On July 17, on the last day of the Universiade in Kazan, the grand gala concert of the Chaliapin.Nureyev.Kazan International Music Festival was held as part of the Cultural Universiade in the Tatar State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Musa Jalil.

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Live history in National Museum of Republic of Tatarstan
18.07.2013  11:20 – Cultural Universiade Photo

The National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan holds an interactive fancy-dress excursions with elements of theatricalisation, titled 'Revived Exposition' as part of the Cultural Universiade.

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