In the Lipetsk region there will pass the action «Candle of memory»

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in Photobacterium lighting candles. Archival photoIn the Lipetsk region there will pass the action «Candle of memory»© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

Several thousand people will take part in the action «Candle of memory» — the procession in memory of those killed during the great Patriotic war, have informed in a press-service of administration of the Lipetsk region.

«The project will involve activists of youth public associations, students of institutions of secondary and higher professional education, Lipetsk residents, representatives of the Patriotic public associations, bodies of state power,» — said the press officer, adding that the event will be held in the region for the thirteenth time.

The March will end with laying flowers to the monument to the fallen soldiers on Heroes ‘ square.

«Patriotic education is one of the priority directions in the work of the regional authorities. The younger generation is important to cultivate a spirit of respect and love for the Fatherland, to the heroic generations of our ancestors,» — said RIA Novosti the head of administration of Lipetsk region Oleg Korolev.