22 June 2012, Friday, 13:50

Memory candles were lighted in Bashkortostan

author: Marina Shumilova

In cities and areas of Bashkortostan in the late evening on the eve of Remembrance Day active participants of “Young Guard of United Russia” handed out thousands of candles and St.George Ribbons in the most crowded areas that as much as possible people could join the traditional event «A Memory Candle». This commemorative event dated to the anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, takes place annually, and each time more and more people participate in it.

In the evening a solemn ceremony of laying flowers to the Eternal Flame will be held in the Ufa Victory Park. Veterans, active participants of «United Russia» and «Young Guard of United Russia» will take part in it.

themes: Memory Candle