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International Christmas Bazaar takes place in Bratislava

'The World Under One Roof' is the slogan for Bratislava's traditional Christmas Bazaar, which was opened by Slovakia's First Lady Silvia Gašparovičová in the city's PKO Culture and Leisure Centre on Sunday, November 22, the TASR newswire wrote. The annual event aims to bring various cultures closer to people in Slovakia while raising funds for charity.

'The World Under One Roof' is the slogan for Bratislava's traditional Christmas Bazaar, which was opened by Slovakia's First Lady Silvia Gašparovičová in the city's PKO Culture and Leisure Centre on Sunday, November 22, the TASR newswire wrote. The annual event aims to bring various cultures closer to people in Slovakia while raising funds for charity.

“I believe that people will appreciate all kinds of culinary goodies this year too,” the wife of the Slovak president told TASR at the ceremonial opening of the event. She said she hoped that the funds raised would help improve the lives of youngsters living in children's homes, along with sick and mentally-challenged people all over Slovakia.

According to Zora Inka Groholová from the International Women's Club, which organised the bazaar, it's the largest joint event held by the diplomatic and international community living in Slovakia. A total of 38 countries are represented this year.

“At the Christmas Bazaar, every embassy in Slovakia had its own stall where it sold products, souvenirs and various delicacies and specialties from its country. It has given all the money that it raised to the International Women's Club, which then uses it for charity purposes exclusively in Slovakia,” Groholová told TASR. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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