Moldova, Chisinau, the new state - Moldova 650 years ago was based. Opening of Year of celebrating of the 650 anniversary of the basis of the Moldavian state Moldova could keep a name and a place. In the National palace of Kishinev solemn opening of year has taken place. Were present: the president of the country Vladimir Voronin, the chairman of parliament Marian the Magnifier, prime minister Zynaida Grechannaja, members of the government, deputies, the representatives of diplomatic missions accredited in Moldova, other officials, art workers and arts, etc. Opening was marked by a concert.
In the performance on a case of celebrating of the 650 anniversary of our statehood Vladimir Voronin has noticed, that the present history of any people - its original heritage. So, continuation of those unique state traditions, which basis it has been put in pawn 650 years ago, proves, that Moldova is capable to confirm it with affairs which are managed today by our country, the president has underlined.
Now, when Moldova celebrates anniversary year, our relics, our economy, our culture and a science revive from ruins. The country has returned into an orbit of the European destiny, on a way of the state choice which it has made in far 1359, the head of the state has declared.
Vladimir Voronin has underlined necessity of preservation of language, the arms of the country, century traditions, and all changes which will occur in the future, should lead only to the best. Moldova should keep that history which some our contemporaries wish to renounce, has underlined Воронин.
The 650 anniversary of the basis of the Moldavian state will be noted by carrying out within this year of some conferences, seminars, competitions, exhibitions, telecasts, restoration of monuments, etc. Also among actions which will be carried out, appear: introduction in доуниверситетское formation of a course of lectures on a theme \\\\\\\"Moldova - the past and the present\\\\\\\", creation of a feature film and documentary films about historical development of the Moldavian state, etc.
Also this year the International musical festival \\\\\\\"Мэрцишор\\\\\\\" will be devoted the 650 anniversary of the Moldavian state. This year the national festival-competition of the Moldavian national song \\\\\\\"Moldova - love and grief\\\\\\\" will be organised, \\\\\\\"Music calls festival home\\\\\\\" with participation of representatives of the Moldavian diaspora etc.
2009 is proclaimed Year celebrating of the 650 anniversary of the basis of the Moldavian state by the decree of president Vladimir Voronina in December, 2007.