Holiday charity fair underway in Baku [PHOTO]

9 December 2019 19:26 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

A charity fair "Cold hands, warm heart" is underway at Fountain Square, immersing the city's residents into a festive mood.

The winter event is organized by Nargis Fund and sponsored by "Boutique One", "Azercell", "Coca-Cola", "Berg", "Xırta-Xırt", "FMG-group", "Shokki Mokki", "Azerchay","Zeytun Bagları", "Final yagları", Indonesian Embassy in Azerbaijan,"Mugham Bank with the support of the "CinemaPlus", "Azerİshiq", "Bakı Abadlıq Xidmeti", "Dayaq Group Security".

For almost seven years, the "Cold Hands, Warm Heart" brings joy and New Year’s mood to the locals and guests of the city. The winter fair makes its visitors transfer from the reality to the New Year's fairy tale. 

Besides, visitors can have their pick of a wide variety of holiday gifts, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and try various snacks during the visit.

"Nargis" Fund was created in 2012 by the editor-in-chief of the "Nargis" magazine, Ulviyya Mahmudova and began its activities in 2013. It was the start of a good tradition of holding annual charity fair "Cold Hands, Warm Heart". Since then, the Fund organized and held a number of charity projects including providing financial support to the families and children in need.

From 2019, the Fund has also organized the charity fair "Soil in my Hand  and Spring in my Heart" dedicated to Novruz holiday that can be considered as a spring analogue of the annual winter fair.

Following the fair’s tradition, all the funds raised from the fair will be transferred to the treatment and surgeries of children who applied to “Nargis” Fund for help.The honored and beloved guests of the fair are children from orphanages and boarding schools.

From December 1 to January 13 the charity fair "Cold Hands, Warm Heart" is going to be open daily from  11:00 to 23:00.

For the detailed information on the activities of the fund and the Fair "Cold Hands, Warm Heart" you may visit official website of the Fund or official social media platforms: FacebookInstagram


Laman Ismayilova  is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova

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