Eight families took part in the celebration: parents and their children from eight subjects of the federation.
In addition, the ceremony was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, Head of the Ministry of Education Olga Vasilieva, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Irina Yarovaya, Ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova and Ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova, as well as heads of regions, families of which were awarded honorary awards.
Forty-six-year-old Sergei Strigalev, who works for the Bashvolgotanker shipping company, and his wife, 45-year-old office cleaner Elizaveta, came to the Kremlin from the Yaroslavl Region, and with them ten of their children, the youngest of whom is three and the oldest is 24.
Forty-nine-year-old locksmith Valery Novik and his 48-year-old wife Tatiana brought six children from Karelia.
The Shitov family arrived from the Astrakhan region - 44-year-old Sergey and Ksenia and their 12 children.
Artur and Terez Gabeyevs brought nine children to the Russian capital from North Ossetia.
A locksmith Andrey Bogomolov and his wife, a kindergarten kitchen worker Oksana, came from the Perm Territory with 14 children.
From the Primorsky Territory, 42-year-old individual entrepreneur Pyotr Yuditsky and his wife Yulia also arrived with 14 children.
The Order of Parental Glory was established on May 13, 2008.
It is awarded to parents and adoptive parents who bring up seven or more children. The awardees must be married and, together with their children, form a socially responsible family, lead a healthy lifestyle, ensure an appropriate level of care for the health, education, physical, spiritual and moral development of children, full and harmonious development of their personality, set an example in strengthening the institution of the family and raising children.
By a presidential decree of December 13, 2012, it was established that one of the awarded parents (adoptive parents) is paid a one-time cash incentive in the amount of 100 thousand rubles. Last year, awards were presented to families from the Tver region (11 children), the Kaliningrad region (8 children), Krasnodar region (7 children), Ingushetia (9 children), Samara region (12 children), Sverdlovsk region (7 children), Altai krai (12 children), Crimea (8 children), Khabarovsk krai (8 children).