10 unusual gifts that received the Heads of State
In Monday, October 7, Vladimir Putin met 61st birthday in Bali, where the APEC summit is being held today. In honor of this event, the President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang sang with a guitar Happy Birthday to You, while other participants podpeli event. Celebrated the president's birthday and in Moscow. So, the brother of Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, businessman Mikhail Dvorkovich, and several people tried to launch Volhonka balloon with congratulations to Putin, but were arrested "for disturbing public order." Unusual birthday gifts received and other state leaders. Further, some of these gifts.
73-meter carpet for Nazarbayev
The President of Kazakhstan in 2013 was a huge gift on his 73rd birthday. He presented a 73-meter hand-woven rug. For the manufacture of interior items left whole flocks of sheep wool, and engaged in its creation two oralmanki (ethnic Kazakhs-immigrant) from China.
73-meter for creation Noursultan Nazarbayev assembled from separate pieces of felt in two colors, black and white, and decorated with a pattern of colored filaments. Over a giant carpet of women worked seven months.
Cheap sweater for Bush
The British Prime Minister Tony Blair decided that the main thing, not a gift, and attention, and presented to George W. Bush for his birthday in 2006, a cheap sweater. Cost sweaters Burberry London was just over $ 140. He was part of the latest collection of the brand, but cost less other. Politicians exchanged jokes. Bush said that he was aware that Blair chose the sweater itself. A donor is said that he tied this thing special for a friend.
Now Gorbachev and orchid
On the day of the 70th anniversary in 2001, Mikhail Gorbachev received a new life in orchids. A longtime friend of the last president of the USSR, the gardener from Germany Frank Brandenburg decided to name found in Bolivia, a new variety of orchids Maxillaria gorbaschowii (Maksillariya Gorbachev). Plant with red flower reaches a height of about 25 cm (along the stem). However, on the birthday of the plant Gorbachev not presented itself. Brandenburg brought anniversarian floppy description and photograph of a flower. "For all the environmentalists of the world, Gorbachev - a" green "number one, because thanks in part to his efforts, the planet was saved from nuclear disaster", - said Brandenburg, handing over a gift.
A declaration of love for Obama
Michelle Obama has publicly confessed to her husband in love. August 4, 2013, when Barak turned 52 years old, she wrote in Twitter: "Happy Birthday, Barack! You're a little grayer, but I love you now more than ever. " Office she escorted a black and white photograph of himself and wife in his youth.
Bright socks for the elder Bush
George HW Bush was the 89th birthday of the attention network community. June 12, 2013 thousands of people have posted their photos on the Internet in bright socks. So they celebrated the love of politics to the garish colors of this clothing details. In particular, he has appeared in bright red and blue socks on the representation of a smart portrait in the White House his son a year ago. Among sfotografirovshihsya bright socks were former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and granddaughter birthday Jen Heger with a two-month daughter.
Castro Gay Wedding
In 2011, on the day of birth, Fidel Castro in Cuba, played first in the history of Island of Freedom same-sex marriage. On the day of 85th anniversary of Castro, 13 August, a marriage entered into a man and a transsexual, which is officially recognized as a woman. Thus, formally Cuban laws prohibiting same-sex marriage, no one has broken. Newlyweds, however, deliberately chose the day to make a symbolic "gift" Castro, who is known for the fact that for 30 years has struggled with homosexuality on the island. A married pioneered the reverse movement. Bride Wendy Iriepa one of the first in Cuba held a sex change operation in 2007, the groom Ignacio Estrada - an active defender of gay rights.
The new wife's birthday
In 2007, King Mswati III of Swaziland has made a gift to himself - during his birthday celebration, he secretly engaged to 13th wife. The only absolute monarch of the continent, which at that time was 39 years old, married 19-year-old Findayl Kembal. He also turned 39 years old. The ceremony was closed, participated only royals. According to Swazi media, the king is not offended 13th wife, I gave her expensive things, as well as BMW X5 car.
for the Maybach Lukashenko
In 2012, Alexander Lukashenko received on the day of the birth of Maybach. As explained by the head of state, presented a gift to him Russian. However, the Belarusian leader said that driving a car is not going to. However, later the Belarusian bloggers published photos of the car brand as part of the presidential motorcade.
Gold coin with Yanukovych
This year, on the eve of the birthday of the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, the mint of the National Bank has made a gold coin weighing a pound with his image. Yanukovych on gold with two adjacent jewels, and on the reverse side of the coin is engraved "For many years!". July 9, 2013 Ukrainian President 63 years.
Train gifts to Kim Jong-un
In 2010, on the birthday of Kim Jong-un I had to get a train gifts. Composition, who went to Pyongyang from Located on the Chinese border city of Sinuiju, carrying, among other things a lot of TVs and expensive watches. However, according to South Korean media, the train derailed. What happened to the cargo was not specified. According to one version, it was a diversion against the Juche regime, on the other - the train derailed due to the aging of the roadway.