Greatly appreciated by children and their parents, the Kindergarten at Kovářská Street in Prague 9 launched a celebration of International Children's Day. Nearly two hundred visitors could not be discouraged by rainy and cold weather from enjoying a great party with entertainment and a lot of great food. The Clarion Congress Hotel based at Vysočany, a partner to this event, prepared a refreshment kiosk with candy floss, a selection of ice cream and pancakes for which children could choose whichever topping they wanted. Adults enjoyed a poultry goulash and warmed themselves up with hot coffee.
"With some exaggeration, children are the most demanding guests – they are natural, you notice right away if they like something or not. I am glad we managed to have such a success with this event; the biggest hit was colourful candy floss and "smurf" blue ice cream. The more colourful, the better – that was definitely true in this case," said Miroslav Bukva, hotel director at the Clarion Hotel, with a smile on his face. He welcomed visitors together with the kindergarten head teacher Ingrid Finková. And there were plenty of colours to see on the kindergarten premises close to Podvinný Mlýn. Children wearing bright raincoats and hats were dancing around with Crazy Show presenters. "Although the weather was not great and we had to make limitations to the planned programme, children still had a lot of fun. In fact, they took the more difficult conditions as a funny game," added Ms Finková. Another part of the afternoon plan was a voluntary parents' fund-raising collection with its proceeds of CZK 2,313 heading towards the purchase of accessories and toys for children.
Clarion Congress Hotel Prague supports company events of a social responsibility type on a regular basis; in the past one of these was for example the refurbishment of the ecological kindergarten Lesníček on the premises of Toulcův dvůr within the International Volunteer Day – Engage Day. The hotel has been cooperating with a nonprofit organisation Chance 4 Children for three years by means of organising a programme called "Baking with Clarion" aimed at children from children's homes.