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Bishkek to mark Victory Day by meeting, march, soldier's porridge and fireworks

A number of festive events will be held in the capital in honor of Victory Day. The Bishkek City Administration told what awaits the citizens and guests of the capital on May 9.

The main festive event will take place at 10.00 am on Victory Square. It consists of three blocks: a meeting-requiem with the laying of flowers at the Eternal Fire and a march of servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic, traditional soldier porridge and a concert program.

The culmination of the holiday will be fireworks over the capital at 10.00 pm.

«Immortal Regiment» march will take place on the same day. Its participants will march from the Southern highway along Baitik Baatyr Street to Victory Square.

Events, dedicated to the 73rd anniversary of the Great Victory, are planned in all districts of the capital.

A solemn event took place in Oktyabrsky district of the capital near the Military Glory Monument in the Victory Park named after D.Asanov on May 7 at 9.00 am.

Pervomaisky district on May 7 at 10.00 am hosted a meeting-requiem at the Brother’s Cemetery.

Leninsky district of Bishkek on May 9 at 8.00 am will host a meeting-requiem with laying of wreaths at the monument to the fallen soldiers on the Heroes Alley on Molodaya Gvardiya Boulevard.

The Social Development Department of Bishkek City Administration will hold a military-patriotic play «Salute, Victory!» at the Children’s Musical Theater «Taberik» on May 9 at 2.00 pm with the invitation of the veterans.

Veterans of the Second World War will receive additional one-time material assistance for a total of 11.4 million soms.

One-time financial assistance from the mayor of Bishkek in the amount of 10,000 soms will be provided to participants, disabled participants of the Great Patriotic War, survivors of Leningrad siege and juvenile prisoners of concentration camps. Homefront workers, widows of the participants, disabled participants of the Great Patriotic War, the families of the fallen soldiers will get 5,000 each.

The social protection bodies of the capital registered 1,230 veterans of the Great Patriotic War, including participants and disabled participants of the war, juvenile prisoners of concentration camps, Leningrad siege survivors, homefront workers, widows of war participants.