On the 13th and 14th of October Ulyanovsk State Agrarian University named after P.A. Stolypin hosted the international festival “Intercultural communication is that what unites us” for international students that study at Russian Universities.
KIU international students, who study on the 2nd and 3d courses of the Linguistics Department, also participated in it. Participants from 18 countries came to the event.
An aim of the festival was to promote the Russian language, attract attention to its learning and provide foreign students with an opportunity to express their relation to the Russian language and Russian culture, while a creative process.
The main tasks of the festival were: acquaintance with the Russian culture and its traditions, an intercultural dialogue and development of tolerant relations in the youth environment, modern mechanisms formation of an idea promotion of an intercultural dialogue among young people.
As a result of the conducted events, a student from China, Guo Wen Jing, took the 2nd place in a contest for readers “My favorite Russian poet” and a student from Colombia, Mesa Diaz Samir Mateo, took the 3d place in a contest-essay “With soul and heart about Russia”. We congratulate our students and wish them success in future!