TUFS Student Gets Prize at Tatar Language Olympics

May 17, 2021

School of Language and Culture Studies 4th year student, Ms. FAIZIEVA Zarina won a prize at the 8th Tatar Language Olympics that took place on April 21, 2021.

The competition which gathered about 180 participants from all over the world is organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Kazan Federal University. Participants compete on their Tatar language speaking and reading abilities as well as literary knowledge. Due to the ongoing corona virus pandemic, this year’s overseas participants participated online.

Comments from the Prize-Winning Student


This was my first time participating in the Tatar Language Olympics. Contestants outside of Russia were able to participate online. I was amazed by people of all over the world presenting in Tatar language. I was quite sad for not being able of going to Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan’s capital where the olympics were held), but I am glad I was able to hear live Tatar language. I am very happy I was able to get a prize as I have only been learning Tatar (at TUFS) for around six months so I am not yet very good at it.