Embassy of Palestine in Ukraine at the 10-th International Festival of youth journalism “Press-spring on Dnieper slopes”

Embassy of Palestine in Ukraine participated in the 10-th anniversary of the International Festival for youth journalism that took place in Kiev and brought together more than 1 thousand kids. The Festival was organized by the Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and sports of Ukraine in cooperation with the Kyiv City State Administration. The event that lasted three days included participants from: Moldova, Romania, the republic of Serbia, Italy, Russian Federation, France, republic of Belarus and Palestine which was the only Arabic country that took part in the Fest. Counselor of the Embassy Nidal Al-Qotob and Counselor of the Consul Samir Abu Kharoub were present at the event as representatives of the Embassy of Palestine in Ukraine.

The organizing committee held competitions between the participants during the Festival. The main goals of these competitions are to get the youth involved in social activity in public, cultural, economic life of the city, the country and the world, and also to build intellectually and spiritually developed young generation which is the future of the nation, the country and the whole world.

Palestine was represented in the Festival by 2 kids: Laila and Khaled Gaber who took this participation as a chance to try to show the suffering of Palestinian kids and youth and also to explain to Ukrainian people the justice of the Palestinian case. The kids also planted flowers on the “Friendship avenue” in front of the Palace of children and youth expressing the friendship between Ukraine and Palestine.

By the end of the competitions between the participants that arrived to the capital from different Ukrainian regions, the audience was impressed by the artistic and musical performance of the artistic teams.

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