December 29, 2016

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation arranges traditional festivity for children

On December 29, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation arranged a traditional festivity for children at Buta Palace, on the occasion of the World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day and the New Year.


President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, Vice-president Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva attended the festivity arranged for children.


Children arrived at the place where the Heydar Aliyev Foundation arranged the festivity by specially allocated for them busses. A fairy-tale-like environment was created at the palace, which was decorated to special taste and placed at children’s disposal.


Festivities are arranged each year, following the initiative of President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, for under-age inhabitants of children homes and boarding schools, the Rehabilitation Centre for People with Down Syndrome and the Psychoneurological Centre, to celebrate the World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day and the New Year. This year too was not an exclusion.


The festivity started with demonstration of a video footage about the meetings of national leader Heydar Aliyev, President Ilham Aliyev and President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva with children, and care and attention shown by them towards children.


As in previous years, this year too, the attendees of the festivity were presented a programme produced in a new design. This programme, the decorations built in the palace for children made them very happy, bestowing upon them a true holiday environment. Children, who joined dances, sang songs, showed their skills, were amazed at miracles in the palace, looked extremely happy. Arranged by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, this holiday and interesting performances by well-known masters of art, characters of beloved fairy tale and animation films were meant for them. Smiles on children’s faces in this festivity were the best evaluation of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s activity, which had bestowed this smiles upon them.


As a tradition, children gathered around their great protector Mehriban Aliyeva. Azerbaijan’s first lady shared children’s joy, had a sincere talk with them.


Along with professional masters of art, child groups from Children’s homes No.1 and No.2, the Rehabilitation Centre for People With Down Syndrome too performed interesting programmes in a music composition prepared for the festivity. Characters from children’s beloved animation films aroused nice feeling in participants of the festivity. Small scenes, playful, merry songs, dances made the holiday event more colourful.


In a place resembling a winter palace, children were surrounded by their beloved characters, and entertained themselves together with them.


Mehriban Aliyeva addressed the festivity.


Thus, the festivity, a part of the multilateral activities of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, made hundreds of children happy. Each participant of the festivity was presented a gift from the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Arranged by the Foundation, this festivity, which went on during two days, left an indelible trace in children’s memory.