Action for International Frienship Day

30 July 2018
Press Office of the Amber Museum

The action for International Friendship Day will be held in the Amber Museum. On 30 July, telling the password "friendship" at the ticket office, guests will be able to attend all the expositions by one ticket for two persons. The action is available for all social categories. The ticket with the higher price should be paid for.

 International Day of Friendship is one of the youngest holidays of the calendar. The General Assembly of United Nations made a decision to declare it on 27 April 2011 during its 65th session. The ideological basis for the new date were the Declaration and programme of activities in the sphere of the world culture, and International decade of the world culture and non-violence in the interests of the whole planet. The Organization of United Nations encourages governments, groups and organizations to celebrate this day in accordance with cultural traditions of different countries, and to host events and initiatives, which will contribute to strengthening of the international community and will be aimed to promote dialog between civilizations, solidarity, understanding and acceptance. Beside that, one of the goals of the International Friendship Day is to engage young people, including future leaders, in the public activities aimed at respectful perception of different cultures. Currently, events dedicated to promotion of the friendship and tolerable attitude to others are held in many countries of the world