The Republic of Kalmykia celebrated “National Costume Day” on September 9 and 10, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The Day of National Kalmyk Costume was held in Elista. Program of the Festival of Kalmyk National Costume In Elista on September 9 in the Great Hall of the Government was ethnoforum called “Kalmyk folk costume as a visual cultural code of the ethnos,” dedicated to the holiday.
The ethnoforum has attended by: scientists, heads of folk choreographic groups, ateliers, students and teachers of educational institutions, residents of the Republic of Kalmykia.
On September 10, festive events are planned. The festive procession started from the Pagoda of the Seven Days, pass through the Alley of Heroes and finish at Victory Square.
Here are the pictures of the event and the festival.
Picture from USA