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The biggest food festival “Syzran Tomato” starts in the Russian tomato capital KXan 36 Daily News

Date: April 17, 2024 Time: 08:10:36

By tradition, the brass bands of the Volga Silver Trumpets, who arrive at the competition in the ancient city on the Volga from all parts of Russia and even from abroad, lend a fair amount of elegance to the festival, which is held at held here since 1997. countries. They inhale joy in the holiday, joy in the inhabitants and pride in their work in gardeners and skilled housewives.

Columns of representatives of local businesses (almost like May Day) and hundreds of passengers on special “tomato” trains from Samara and Togliatti will march with orchestras from the Syzran Kremlin to the main city square. This year, interest in the event turned out to be extremely high, creative groups from the Republic of Belarus, in particular from the sister city of Syzran Bobruisk, as well as orchestras from Donetsk, Moscow, the Moscow region, Saratov, Penza, Ulyanovsk, Samara and Syzran participate in the music festival. Debut as festival participants and guests from Kazakhstan.

Precisely for the weekend, the festival of the wind, and certainly spiritual, music will merge into a single stream with the Syzran Tomato festival. The participants of the procession will color the August weekend and the architectural eclecticism of the city with their equally diverse costumes, reminiscent of ripe and juicy tomatoes, for which this city on the Volga is famous.

Tomato, and in Syzran this feminine word (no one argues!) will be everywhere: on the theme of carnival costumes and masks, on competitive plant monuments, on the fair market and on the tasting alley. The harvest, as the summer residents of Syzran assure, will be enough for everyone. This year has been outstanding. By the way, the holiday program also includes a competition for the most significant vegetable. Last year, the record holder was a tomato weighing 1.29 kilograms.

It is no coincidence that the festival is always held on the third weekend of August, when the tomato harvest begins in central Russia. And for a couple of days, Syzran turns from commercial and industrial to a carefree “tomato paradise”. Even locations around town get name changes: Snack Alley, Tomato Square, Tomato Lane and, of course, the “Great Eating and Recreation” area.


How to get there: by car on the M-5 highway, by train or bus from Samara, travel time 3.5 hours.

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