Children's Day

183974_gyermeknap_vasarnapi_ujsag_1908_aprilis_5_vny.jpg The first Children's Day in Budapest was held 115 years ago - Fundraising has continued for impoverished Children till today One hundred and fifteen years ago, in 1906, Children's Day was first held in Budapest and we would be very surprised if we could go back in time to the streets of the capital with the help of a time machine. The event was actually a relief operation for the benefit of orphaned and ill-fated children, but it was all accompanied by a public festival that, according to contemporary accounts and images, moved every stratum of society. The most distinguished women sat next to the fundraising boxes, musicians and stuntmen marched in the streets, and a multitude of people had fun and donated generously.

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