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Festival of Culture and Sports of the Peoples of the Caucasus in 2018 will be held in Chechnya

The annual Festival of Culture and Sport of the Peoples of the Caucasus in 2018 will be held in the capital of the Chechen Republic, Grozny, the press service of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for the Affairs of the North Caucasus reports.

Festival of Culture and Sports of the Peoples of the Caucasus in 2018 will be held in Chechnya
In 2017, the festival was held from September 30 to October 1 in Vladikavkaz. Competitions in athletics, arm wrestling, rope pulling, rope climbing, wrestling on belts, moving on stilts, carrying weight at a distance, lifting weights and many more were held. An extensive cultural program was organized for the participants and guests with the presentation of national farmsteads and performances by creative teams of the regions of the North Caucasus Federal District. The winner of the festival was the team of North Ossetia, the second place was taken by the team of Dagestan, the third - by Ingushetia.

“I also want to pay special attention to expanding the boundaries of the Festival of Culture and Sport of the Peoples of the Caucasus. We should think about the possibility of inviting ... teams from neighboring countries, thereby giving the event a more extensive international status,” says Baysultanov.