Let’s save Future Together – Child Protection Day in Georgia
Celebrities, business companies and UNICEF unite efforts for children
TBILISI. 1 June, 2007. Child Protection Day in Georgia, was marked by a charity concert organized by the Iavnana Foundation and UN Goodwill Ambassador in Georgia Paata Burchuladze with the support of UNICEF. A Charity concert, held at the National Opera and Ballet Theatre, featured the world renowned pianist of Georgian origin, Alexander Korsantia.
Alexander Korsantia is the holder of the First prize and Gold Medal of the Arthur Rubinstein Piano Master Competition and that of the First Prize at the Sydney International Piano Competition. Korsantia resides in Boston where he is a professor of piano on the faculty of the New England Conservatory.
The funds raised as a result of the concert will be used to support de-institutionalization programmes in Georgia and to help the most disadvantage families to reunite again and to take proper care of their children.
UNICEF continues to mobilize more partners around children and tries to combine efforts of different organizations for bringing more children from institutions to families. So, far more than 2000 children have been returned to families and enjoy family love and care.
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