A nationwide action in memory of "# 08.08.08." has started in South Ossetia


Commemorative events entitled "Let the candles burn", timed to the anniversary of the August 2008 war, will be held these days in South Ossetia. On Sunday, the nationwide memory action "# 08.08.08." started, which will last until August 7.

The action is being held by Ministry of Culture of the Republic for the first time, to participate in it is necessary to shoot a video, slides, documentary series (optional) 60 seconds long dedicated to the 2008 war. The subject of the video, its genre, method and means of shooting, composition, content, design - no restrictions. It is allowed to use titles, soundtrack, editing and other technical means of computer processing of the material. "

The action "# 08.08.08." is a tribute to the victims of the August war. Ready videos may be sent to e-mail: [email protected] until August 6.

These days, the action "I will sprout by grass to you" will also be held in memory of the victims who did not allow the implementation of the Georgian operation "Clean Field" in 2008.

The Ministry of Culture has ordered more than three thousand badges, which will be distributed throughout the Republic.

“The badge will depict a piece of nature - a large tree with powerful roots, the inscription 08.08.08. “I will sprout by grass to you,” says every peacemaker who died for this land, and we must know that these guys did not allow the implementation of the Operation Clear Field. From August 1 to August 7, everyone who shares this memory with us should be with this badge. We will distribute them as we distributed the St. George ribbon,” Zasseeva said.

According to her, this action is a symbol of memory, gratitude to all the children who gave their lives for the freedom of South Ossetia and brought peace and tranquility to their native land: “The departed fighters do not die, they will live in the hearts of their descendants.”

On August 7-8, the memory of the victims of the Georgian aggression will be honored in the Republic.

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