A diplomatic Christmas Fair took place in Odessa

17 December 2018, 11:50
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Odessa hosted the eighth diplomatic Christmas Fair. This is a charity event, which this year was aimed at raising funds for the purchase of specialized equipment in the city maternity hospital №5. This was announced by deputy chairman of the Odessa regional state administration Serhii Koleboshin, who opened the fair.

"Such measures are necessary in any civil society. We are grateful to all representatives of the diplomatic corps for presenting their countries, you are joining such socially important actions in our region ", - said the deputy chairman of the Odessa Regional State Administration Serhii Koleboshin.

The charitable donations were attended by representatives of general and honorary consulates represented in the Odessa region, as well as national diasporas and, in general, all visitors to the fair. Among the countries represented are Austria, Bulgaria, Armenia, Georgia, Greece, Germany, Israel, Kazakhstan, China, Cyprus, South Korea, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey, Hungary, and France.

It should be noted that the fair was to try national dishes of the participating countries, to purchase original souvenirs and exclusive Christmas decorations.

Recall that last year the equipment for the Children's Hospital No. 1 was purchased at the funds collected during the charity diplomatic fair.