New Year celebrations for children organized on behalf of the President

29 Dec 2009

presidents new-year celebrationsDecember 29, 2009: Annual 9-day celebrations of the New Year for children organized across the country on behalf of the President of Uzbekistan, started today with a holiday for the children from all Tashkent orphanages, SOS mercy towns, special boarding schools, as well as children, who are in need of social protection, including those from poor families.

As part of the event, which is backed by the Uzbek ministry of public health, with support of Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva’s children’s charity “Sen Yolg’iz Emassan”, children played around New-Year tree with Uzbek Santa – “Qor Bobo” (“Snow grand-daddy”), sang and danced.

The on-stage part of the holiday included a musical show “A journey to the world’s wonders”, with participation of the famous Uzbek children’s ensemble “Tamosha”, as well as popular singers and actors.

Little Sevara from Tashkent mercy house #31, participating at the celebrations for the first time, said: “We are very grateful for this unforgettable holiday”.