Traveling to History
Friday, June 1, 2012 — On the International Children’s Day, the Center of Military Culture and History organized a concert and a trip to Orheiul Vechi Museum Complex for the children of military and civil staff of the National Army.
“Such actions prove the National Army actively contributes to educating patriotism and love for fatherland values of young people. By taking part in such activities, many young people will start loving the job of Homeland defender and will become the next generation of National Army officers”, Col. Vitalie Ciobanu, Chief of the Center of Military Culture and History, stated.
The Children’s Day program consisted of a concert held at the Center of Military Culture and History, followed by a trip to Orheiul Vechi, where the children had the possibility to see the Rupestral Monastery, the Dacian Sanctuary, as well as a Moldovan household dating back to the 19th century.
“This was a trip to the history of our nation. There are some things about these lands that children didn’t know before, which is unbelievable”, Tatiana Arion, one of the children’s mother, said. “Children’s Day is a good opportunity to celebrate childhood, provide children support, inspire community and our family to love children and prepare them for a sound, happy and successful future”, the quoted source added.
Each year, on June 1, the International Children’s Day, the Ministry of Defense holds different concerts and other related activities for the children of the military and civil personnel of the army. Such actions aim at educating young generation’s values of patriotism.