Rus News Journal

Organizers of Day of Russia in the USA have passed $3 tys to the project " Children in a misfortune "

Three thousand dollars for the aid to the four-year Russian Nikita Grishkovu, lost both feet, have offered within the limits of the News project " Children in a misfortune " organizers of the past on the eve of commemorating of Day of Russia in New York.

from Krasnodar territory prosthetics is required to Nikita. On manufacturing of artificial limbs which it will be necessary to change two - three times a year, it is necessary 300 thousand roubles.

Earlier within the limits of Children`s festival of Russian culture in New York which passed from May, 31st till June, 6th, it was possible to collect 5 thousand dollars 4 Nikita. Thus, the total sum of offerings 4 the boy has made 8 thousand dollars which will pass his mother after corresponding bank procedures in the USA.

" We have decided to join the action " Children in a misfortune " and to help Nikita. Commemorating of Day of Russia in New York has appeared, in our opinion, quite pertinent occasion to pass the check which has been written out addressed to his mother, to the representative of News to the subsequent sending in Russia. We know that it not the first sum which managed to be collected during charitable actions 4 Nikita, and we hope that by common efforts we can render to the boy the feasible help " - the founder and the head of organising committee of commemorating of Day of Russia in New York, the president of company Globe PR Group Yury Smirnov has told.

On commemorating of Day of Russia in New York which has passed under the aegis of embassy of the Russian Federation in the USA, committee of the Federation Council on the international affairs, consulate generals of the Russian Federation in New York and the Russian trade mission in the USA in one of the best halls of Manhattan - ņipriani, have gathered many known diplomats, politicians, representatives of public, cultural and business circles.

Among visitors of a feast were postpred the Russian Federation at the United Nations Vitaly Tchurkin, the consul general of Russia in New York Sergey Garmonin, the former US State Secretary Henry Kissindzher, eks - the governor of state of New York George Pataki, diplomats from the countries of near and far abroad, and also the spouse of the president of Georgia Sandra Saakashvili. Salution to visitors and organizers was directed by mayors of Moscow and New York Yury Luzhkov and Michael Blumberg.

After solemn evening the celebratory concert in which participated both Russian, and the American executors has taken place. The musical program of evening was prepared by the known Russian violoncellist Borislav Strulev, which itself has executed some products from classical and modern repertoire. Visitors ESP liked imagination on music from a legendary Soviet film " Circus ". Some arias have executed the well-known bass Michael Svetlov who was the soloist in the Bolshoi theatre and Metropoliten - an opera.

" Commemorating of Day of Russia passes in New York the third year successively, and each time we C that level of this action raises. More and more Americans and Russians in New York take part in solemn evening - 4 them it already becomes tradition, a part of their calendar of events for a year. And it means that ABT Russia will be more often to SPK and remember positively " - Yury Smirnov has told.