Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Ukrainian children relax in Slovakia, present painting to Speaker Pellegrini

CHILDREN from the war-torn Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine who have been accommodated at the parliament-owned facility Častá Papiernička for a recreational stay since March 22, gave an original painting as a gift to Speaker of Parliament Peter Pellegrini.

Ukrainian children visiting Slovak parliament(Source: TASR)

On March 27, the children took a tour of the Slovak parliament.

“The stories the children told me gave me goosebumps,” Pellegrini said, as quoted by the TASR newswire. “I’m glad that we managed to arrange their stay here so quickly and that these children in Slovakia can forget at least for a few seconds the horrors they had to experience.” The group of about 90 youths also met with lawmakers in the Friendship Group With Ukraine and their chairman Mikuláš Krajkovič.

It was Pellegrini who offered the recreational stay for children from the war zone to Ukrainian Ambassador to Slovakia Oleh Havashi. An extensive programme has been prepared for the guests, including a tour of Bratislava, a visit to the local zoo, and to the SĽUK Theatre.

In summer, Ukrainian children should again come to Slovakia to recuperate from the war traumas of their homeland, the Plus jeden deň daily wrote on March 28.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Topic: Ukraine


Top stories

Automotive industry and e-commerce drive the industrial sector

Western Slovakia with Bratislava remains the strongest locality.

Prologis Park Bratislava

The Burning Hell have warmed to Slovakia Video

There is one place in particular that the Canadian musicians have a soft spot for.

The Burning Hell will perform in Bratislava and in Banská Štiavnica.

Investigative journalists awarded for their brave deeds

Seven journalists received the White Crow award for defending the public good. The organisers of For a Decent Slovakia were given a special vote of thanks.

The award-winning journalists

Will sisters Paulína and Ivona Fialková represent Slovakia at the Biathlon World Cup?

The Slovak Biathlon Union has banned them from participating but has also registered them for the World Cup.

Paulína (left) and Ivona Fialková