Day of the Circassian national costume in the Republic of Adygea

28.09.2020 - Maykop

The head of the Republic of Adygea, Murat Kumpilov, congratulated the residents of the republic on the Day of the national Circassian (Adygean) costume on his Instagram page. This year, due to the epidemiological situation, the holiday moved to the online platform, and everyone was invited to go to work in a national costume.

"The Circassian costume is more than just clothing. It is the memory and wisdom of generations, an integral part of the national culture, a reflection of the character of the people. Its pride. Its dignity," the republican committee for ethnic affairs, relations with compatriots and the media noted.

The holiday of the national Circassian (Adyghe ) costume is relatively young, it was first celebrated in 2011 at the initiative of the public movement "Adyghe-Khase - Circassian Parliament". It acquired state status in 2014.

In honor of the holiday, an action "National Adyghe costume" was organized on the websites of cultural institutions and in social networks.