New Year's look for Kazan: 500 light stands, hundreds of string lights and new art objects
The New Year’s
decoration is launched in Kazan: parks and squares are shining with bright
colors, new holiday art objects are being built. In total, 5 large squares, 18
public spaces and10 highways will be decorated in the capital of Tatarstan this
year, and more than 500 light stands will be installed, said Azat Abzalov - head
of the Department of culture today at the Business Monday.
Presently, the work on the holiday decoration of the
city continues. So, now the light installations are being equipped at the
Soviet square, at a monument to Mullanur Vakhitov and at the Svobodu square.
Bridges across the Bulak lake were decorated with LED lights illumination, spangles
and light sets on the New Year theme, including valenki, bells and snowflakes.
Bright and colorful New Year’s decoration stands in
front of the Kazan Kremlin- at the Millennium square a new art object was installed
in the shape of numbers 2020. The same art object appeared on the territory of
the Old Tatar settlement. And at the square in front of the theater named after
G.Kamal was installed a light composition “Lilies”.
This year, according to Azat Abzalov, the New Year’s
decoration will appear at almost all parks and squares of the city.
As in 2018, the pedestrian Bauman street will be
dressed in a holiday decor. “A parade of bells will become the culmination
here, which will take place on December 21”, – said the head of the Department
of culture. - The theatrical heroes will walk along the main pedestrian street,
perform their favorite New Year’s song “А Christmas tree was born in
the forest” and light 32 bright arches made by Italian decorators in a new
The mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin, in turn, noted that
the New Year’s decoration of the city should not be stopped by a snowfall,
which forecasters predict for this week. “The city promises to be elegant and
festive. All district’s main venues, parks and squares will be decorated - I.Metshin
told. – The weather gods promise us snow this week for a New Year’s mood. But
we need to keep this under control. To clean the streets in a timely basis, so
that everything will be elegant and awesome, without snowdrift”.