Friday, March 27, 2015

A friendly ping-pong tournament

On March 21st, Charity Centre for Refugees (CCR) organized a sport event and invited UNHCR persons of concern for a friendly ping pong competition.

Participants, including also some EVS and local volunteers showed an intense sporty competitiveness, being really concentrated and motivated to show their abilities with the racket during the ping-pong game.

Around 22 players confronted on the ping pong table under the supervision of a really enthusiastic team of referees and after 3 rounds the best 3 competitors were fighting for the podium.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Women's Day at CCR

As a tradition, on March 6th,  the Charity Centre for Refugees (CCR) organized, for its guests, a nice celebration for Women’s day.

The event started with a speech of the CCR Director, Mr. Djavid Paknehad, who congratulated all the participants and remembered the importance of the celebration’s meaning. Then, other guests took the opportunity of sharing few thoughts with the audience, wishing women to receive peace from their men instead of expensive gifts.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Martişor at CCR

On Saturday, February 21st, the Charity Center for Refugees celebrated with refugee community  the  Moldavian tradition of  Martişor.
The Martişor celebration started with a presentation which gave a perspective about the history and the folklore of this cultural event and about its meaning in the Moldovan culture. Refugees and the asylum seekers attending the event had the opportunity to get further information about the tradition of Martişor which, in Moldova, is meant to welcome the spring. Small symbolic decorations are exchanged and given to friends and beloved in order to wish them good things for the coming season.