KYZYLORDA - On the eve of Orthodox, a traditional New Year's matinee of the social and cultural center "Slavs" led by Galina Shcherbakova was held in House of Friendship for preschoolers and junior high school students.
The festive performances were attended by children of ethno-cultural associations, low-income families and pupils of the city schools.
In just two days, about 800 children attended the event.
2020 is the Year of the Rat, so many scenes were related to this animal. For example, the participants of the matinee watched the play based on the fairy tale "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King".
The children together called for Father Frost and Snow Maiden, sang New Year's songs with the vocal group "Hope" and its soloists, sang in a circle, danced incendiary dances with the dance group "Pearl", told poems, guessing riddles from the winter wizards, showed speed and agility in the fun relay races.
At the end of the matinee, all children received sweet gifts from the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Almaty.