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Press Centre (4/2014)

Happiness of Syrian children on Children's Day, 23rd April

UNICEF Turkey staff distributed some presents to the Syrian children. ©UNICEF/Turkey-2014/Yurtsever
GAZİANTEP, Turkey, 24 April 2014 - UNICEF Turkey and Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey(AFAD), prepared a pleasant surprise for the children in connection with Sovereignty and Children’s Day of Turkey, celebrated each year on 23rd April. Teams distributed gift sets and balloons during the event held in Gaziantep’s Masal Park. The UNICEF balloons especially caught the eye of more than one child who were delighted with the day. As part of the day’s event, Syrian youngsters took to the stage to join their peers from 36 countries who came together to perform traditional folk dances in Karataş Sport Center.
UNICEF Turkey Country Office, Yukarı Dikmen Mah. Alexsander Dubçek Cd. 7/106, 06450 Çankaya/Ankara. Telephone: +90 312 454 1000 Fax: +90 312 496 1461 E-mail: ankara@unicef.org