Lukashenko attends New Year’s children’s charity event in Minsk

MINSK, Dec. 27 (BelTA) — Every little Belarusian knows their country cares and needs them immensely, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said during his address at the campaign event national charity Our children in Minsk on December 27, BelTA learned.

“I am very happy to welcome you – beautiful, elegant and, above all, smiling – to the country’s main New Year’s Eve party in the great hall of the Palace of the Republic. We have been organizing this event for more than a quarter of a century The youngest spectators of the first New Year’s performances may have already become parents themselves, some of them may be present with their children today, ”said Alexander Lukashenko.

The president pointed out that the Our Children charity campaign, which has become a wonderful tradition, has already connected two generations of Belarusians “who have grown up on the good and beautiful stories told on this stage by our favorite artists”, said the head of the State. .

Alexander Lukashenko admitted that for him, as president, this event is special. “It is an opportunity for a moment to distract oneself from political affairs, sometimes unpleasant, and, with you, to plunge into the world of childhood, a world of fairy tales, dreams and, above all, miracles,” he added. said. “I am happy that over the years of the Our Children charity project, every little Belarusian has learned that their country cares about them infinitely and needs them.”

The Head of State thanked all those who make childhood a happy and carefree time: teachers and educators who help to acquire important knowledge; doctors who watch over the health of the children every day; builders who build schools, kindergartens, sports facilities, playgrounds and parks; everyone who produces beautiful children’s clothes, toys, favorite sweets and healthy products, prepares breakfasts and lunches in schools and kindergartens.

“First of all, I would like to thank our police and military who keep the peace in our country and give us the opportunity to feel happy day after day and gather in this beautiful hall on New Year’s Eve. I thank the organizers of New Year’s festivities for children, who are trying to fulfill all your New Year’s expectations and dreams. In these days of New Year’s Eve, there is not a single child in the country who does not have been surrounded by our warm care and attention,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko.

“Our dear children, always know and remember: everything we do for you on New Year’s Eve and after is done with love and faith in you,” the president said.

The Head of State wished the children good humor, good health and joy.

The Our Children charity project will take place in Belarus from December 14, 2021 to January 14, 2022. Every year, heads of ministries and other government agencies, local authorities, representatives of public associations visit children’s homes and homes family-type, foster families, families raising disabled children, correctional and rehabilitation institutions, hospitals.

The campaign’s main event is the country’s New Year tree, a charity festival featuring a performance of the New Year. The president attends the event. This year’s festival program includes a fairy tale musical and the Magic Power show featuring the country’s top creative teams, a cultural program and gifts from the Head of State.

More than 2,300 children aged 8 to 14 were invited to the Palais de la République. These are orphans and children deprived of parental care, children in boarding schools, children with disabilities, children from large and low-income families, students in cadet schools, children from military families, children who suffered from the Chernobyl disaster, students who achieved good results in education, sports, art and social activities.


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