First world marsh-parade “Planet Bishkek”
In 2002, the Medical Center of Dr. Nazaraliev, together with the World League "Mind Free of Drugs" in the frames of its long term anti-drug program have organized a campaign action in the form of a March Parade. Thousands of young students and all who supported the idea of the campaign have marched under the motto " No Hard Drugs".
The campaign continued for almost 30 days, turning into a colorful and impressive event. More than 100,000 participated in this action.
The organizer of anti-drug campaign and its spiritual leader was doctor Jenishbek Nazaraliev, the President of the World League "Mind Free of Drugs".
The participants were the students from schools and ccolleges, universities, military colleges, citizens and guests of Bishkek city. The marathon was opened by a symbolic ceremony at the central square of the city, and was represented by the government officials.
Later, the parade shifted via the entire city towards the mountain of Salvation, Tashtar- Ata. The parade united thousands of people in the protest against drug abuse and its illegal trade world wide. At the top of the mountain, according to scenario, a ritual of rejection, ritual of tying the knot on the branches of a wild hawthorn, and the ritual of burning things that symbolize drugs and heavy past, were solemnly performed.
According to program, the March Parade lasted for a month.
In the morning of the last day of the March Parade Planet Bishkek, distinguishing leaders and visitors of the Mountain Summit which was held in Bishkek that time, in 2002, had visited the mountain of Salvation and were pleasantly surprised by the seen. The action was finished the same evening, followed by a performance, on the central square of the city.
March Parade Planet Bishkek, was the first stage of our planetary relay. The initiators of the Parade, have defined a goal to organize such relays regularly in every country of our beautiful planet. Moreover, the idea is to turn such anti-drug events into a new fashion and a youth trend.