On June 1, at the Cabinet of Ministers of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin handed in special state grants to the winners of the 18th open regional television youth festival “Sozvezdie-Yoldyzlyk”.
The Head of Tatarstan Government congratulated the audience on International Children's Day.
Pesoshin emphasized that over 64,000 talented children took part in the festival this year.
Over 5,000 children took part in the final stage of the contest.
The regional festival movement “Sozvezdie-Yoldyzlyk” is aimed at identifying and supporting of gifted children and young people, as well as developing the pedagogical staff and specialists.
Presidential grants of the republic from 20 to 80 thousand roubles were awarded to 40 talented children.