Session of the State commission on carrying out of the actions devoted to celebrating of the 650 anniversary of the Moldavian state was spent by the President of Republic of Moldova Vladimir Voronin.
Vice-premier Victor Stepanjuk has presented the information on introduction of the Plan of measures, devoted to celebrating of the 650 anniversary of creation of the Moldavian state. It was noticed, that all bodies of public administration in cooperation with the scientific environment, a civil society, Митрополией Kishinev and всея Moldova, official bodies, have already started to prepare for the 650 anniversary from the date of creation of the Moldavian state. The plan of measures devoted to this holiday, includes the whole complex of measures of scientific, information-educational character, cultural-art actions for advancement of values of a historical and cultural heritage which reflect various fields of activity through a prism both historical evolution, and prospects of development of the Moldavian state. Actions which pass now, and also that should take place still, are widely shined in mass-media. Transfers on radio and TV have been with that end in view prepared, articles on this theme in national and a foreign press are published.
Among already taken place actions devoted to the 650 anniversary from the date of creation of the Moldavian state, it is necessary to note scientific conferences and "round tables"; thematic displays of paintings and photos; the organisation of national festival-competition "Moldova - my Native land", festival "Wave of Dnestr", other events which have passed not only in capital, but also in the south and in the north of Moldova, and also abroad. Within the limits of the actions, devoted the 650 anniversaries of creation of the Moldavian state, also have begun works on restoration of many objects of a cultural-historical heritage of the country.
According to a Plan of measures, devoted to this anniversary, the main things from them will take place in 2009 when 650 years since time of creation of the Moldavian state will be executed. Among them the edition and reprinting of proceedings, meetings of documents on the basis and development of the Moldavian state, occurrence and development of heraldry and the Moldavian coins; the organisation of festivals and competitions of national songs and dances; release of anniversary coins, series of the stamps devoted to this event; working out and advancement of tourist routes; carrying out of the scientific, art and publicistic competitions devoted to 650-year-old anniversary of the Moldavian state, etc.
At session the wide exchange of opinions concerning the details of the Plan of measures devoted to the 650 anniversary of the Moldavian state has taken place. In this context at the initiative of the president concepts of creation of an anniversary medal and an award "Bogdan Intemietorul" which will be rapped out on the occasion of the 650 anniversary of Moldova have been considered and will carry the status of the state award. The concept of creation of an award "Bogdan Intemietorul" basically has been approved by the State commission, then authors will consider the opinions stated by members of the commission. Also experts should present the concept of creation of an anniversary medal. Thereupon the head of the state has underlined, that it is necessary to analyse a situation created in sphere of the Moldavian heraldry, including to think of preparation of experts in this area.
The minister of culture and tourism Arthur Kozma declared results of national competition on logo and slogan working out by anniversary year - Year of celebrating of the 650 anniversary from the date of the basis of the Moldavian state. Members of the commission have not approved the offered samples so the culture and tourism Ministry will continue selection of offers on the most successful symbol of celebrating of the 650 anniversary of creation of the Moldavian state.
Having summed up results of session of the State commission on carrying out of the actions devoted to celebrating of the 650 anniversary from the date of creation of the Moldavian state, Vladimir Voronin has insisted on completion of the planned schedule of the actions planned for 2009 which should correspond with a pravoslavno-Christian calendar and should be submitted the commissions for approval.
The head of the state has demanded from members of the commission to do the utmost for the good organisation and successful carrying out of the actions devoted to this big holiday, proceeding from necessity of education of patriotic spirit and strengthening of statehood of Republic of Moldova.
The president has supported attraction to these actions of all citizens, including pupils of educational institutions of all levels, the veteran organisations, etc.