22 December 2010, Wednesday, 15:42

Two presidents have lighted the candles on the main New Year Tree of Bashkortostan

author: Galya Nabieva

The New Year Tree festival is held at the Culture Palace “NEFTYANIK” now and two Presidents – the President of Bashkortostan and the President of Tatarstan – have opened the New Year performance for the best children of the Republic.

“The best, the most successful and the cleverest children gathered in this hall today, who deserved the right to take part in this festival by their hard work and their knowledge” – the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov said, welcoming all comers – “I want all of you to grow up real patriots of our Republic”.

The President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov visited the New Year Tree festival by invitation of Rustem Khamitov.

“We are the namesakes with the President RB and all children, who are present here, have to become really happy” – he said – “Let me congratulate all of you with the forthcoming New Year and wish you every success”.