“Planet of Light” Educational Festival hosted thousands of parents and children in Stepanakert with co-organization of the RA Office of the Human Rights Ombudsman and My Step Foundation

15 JULY 2019, Press Releases

On July 13, with the cooperation of RA Human Rights Ombudsman and My Step Foundation, Stepanakert hosted “Planet of Light” parent and child educational festival, hosting thousands ofparents and children through its diverse educational and entertaining programs. Organized by CREO Project Solutions. 

The Festival was aimed at creating equal opportunities for parents and children of all social strata to receive important information and be part of development activities, as well as to support integration of children with special needs and their families into society.

In his speech, Human Rights Ombudsman Artak Beglaryan said: “Such events provide opportunities not only for educational and intellectual entertainment but also for also for harmonious development of the family. As a result, the very favorable conditions contributes to raising people’s comprehensive awareness and strengthening of human rights protection grounds. We highlight the organization of such inclusive and developing events in terms of protecting children’s rights and empowering proper culture of family life.”

Hovhannes Ghazaryan, Director of my Step foundation, noted that with this event the Foundation is launching activities in Artsakh envisaging to implement all its projects here as well.

The event featured a fairy tale corner with famous actors, interactive corners for physics, chemistry and other natural sciences, children’s theatrical performances, games and a number of other activities.

As long as the children were engaged in developing and entertaining activities, parents listening to lectures and discussing with leading professionals a variety of issues of their concern, including pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period, neonatal care, breastfeeding features, child development and identification of special needs, etc.