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HEYDAR ALIYEV FOUNDATION ORGANIZES NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS FOR ORPHANS

30-12-2010 | 14:00        

  

On December 29th , on the occasion of the Solidarity Day of the World Azerbaijanis and the New Year, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation organized the celebrations for pupils distinguished in education, for children from orphanages and boarding schools, refugee and IDP families and those who are deprived of parental care and representatives of the non-governmental children organizations that cooperates with the Foundation at the Buta palace. President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva joined the celebrations. The celebrations were organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation at Buta Palace decorated with delicate taste. Children were provided with 12 coaches from Azneft square to Buta Palace. Atmosphere created here made children feel themselves in the wonderland. Care and attention to children, physical and moral health of the future generations is one of the Priority directions of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Every year, on the initiative Mehriban Aliyeva, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation that tries its best for bright future of children on the occasion of the Solidarity Day of the World Azerbaijanis and the New Year, celebrations are organized for children from refugee and IDP families, orphanages and boarding schools, representatives of the non-governmental children organizations that cooperates with the Foundation and pupils distinguished in education. President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and her daughters Leyla and Arzu joined the celebration. 
In the beginning of celebrations, a film reflecting the activity and great affection and care shown by great leader Heydar Aliyev, President Ilham Aliyev and President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva for children and young generation was demonstrated. The actions being taken under the patronage of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation are directed to construction of new, modern educational facilities, help the children from orphanages and boarding schools, refugee and IDP families and those who are deprived from parental care and suffering from such diseases as Diabetics and Thalassemia. Heydar Aliyev Foundation followed its tradition this year too. Azerbaijan’s first lady shared her joy with children and sincerely talked to them. Appearance of Santa Claus and the Snow Maiden caused a storm of applause. Joy thrilled through the hearts of the children when Santa Claus lit the Fir Tree with his magic stick. Smiles in children’s faces expressed gratitude the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and its President Mehriban Aliyeva for such a wonderful celebration. Children dancing around the trimmed fir tree and amazed with wonders felt boundless joy. This festivity and performance of popular singers, magicians and cartoon heroes were only for them.
Musical performance organized as part of the celebration was remarkable for appearing of professional art figures as well as children’s collectives. Children especially showed great interest in favorite cartoon heroes. Short scenes, merry songs and dances added more color and festivity to the celebration.
Children spent unforgettable moments at the celebration held in Buta Palace with participation of their favorite heroes 
Further, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva delivered her compliments of the season to the children. Mehriban Aliyeva congratulated children on the occasion of the holidays, wished them robust health and happiness. Azerbaijan’s first lady highlighted opportunities created for children and expressed hope about bright future of these children.
“Dear children, parents and teachers. I wish you happy New Year. I am very much glad to share New Year joy with you again. I wish you to be happy and joyful as you are now. New Year is very different from other holidays and is the favorite holiday of children. It is also my favorite holiday. Usually people celebrate New Year with their close ones and family members. I am happy to mark this holiday with the children I love very much. President Ilham Aliyev asked me to deliver his congratulations and best wishes to you. All conditions were created in Azerbaijan for you. I hope that you will get good education and gain great achievements that will make us happy. As all children in the world celebrate New Year, we, the Heydar Foundation organized such a festivity for you. I hope you were satisfied with the celebration. One of the special moments of New Year is making a wish. Both children and adults make a New Year wish. Let all your wishes come true in New Year. I congratulate you once again and wish you robust health, success and happiness. Thank you” . This celebration organized as part of the diversified activity of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation caused joy of hundreds of children. In conclusion of the festivity, each participant was presented a New Year gift made by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Children will for a long time remember this winter’s tale organized for them by the Foundation. About 2 thousand children will join the festivity to last 3 days.