March 19, 2019

Novruz festivities are held for orphans and children in need of special care following the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s initiative

On March 19, following the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s initiative, festivities were arranged in the Thalassemia Centre, Psychoneurological Social Service Establishment No.1 in Buzovna, Children’s Home No.2 in Surakhany district, Children’s Home No.1 in Nizami district and Children’s Home No.3 in Khatai district, on the occasion of Novruz holiday.


Setting social projects, surrounding the growing generation with comprehensive care as priority directions of its activities, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation has been regularly holding festivities for orphans and children in need of special care. Remaining loyal to this tradition, the Foundation again favoured children of this strata with joy. Children were presented entertaining programmes at the festivities arranged on “end-of-the-year” Wednesday. They were given information about the traditions of Novruz Holiday, quizzes and various games. Thanks to the action arranged by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation - which has undertaken the mission of sharing children’s joy, being at their sides - children lived another meaningful and memorable day.


Care and attention shown by First Vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva towards children was talked about at the festivities, underscoring regular meetings held by Vice-president of the Foundation Leyla Aliyeva with children deprived of parental protection, those in need of special care, her inquiring about their education, and being together with them at various events and programmes organized to make sure that children and juveniles spend their leisure efficiently.


The festivities continued with colourful performances of children. Children in need of special care too demonstrated their skills, recited poems, sang songs, and showed small scenes.


Then, a festive table was laid by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.


Speaking at the festivities, parents and educators thanked the Heydar Aliyev Foundation – the sponsor of these benevolent deeds, its President Mehriban Aliyeva, and Vice-president Leyla Aliyeva.