On 22nd December 2016, a festive international concert and theatrical event "Good New Year" was held at the №2 hostel of EE "Vitebsk State Order of Peoples' Friendship Medical University", organized by the dean's office of Overseas Students Training Faculty, the foreign students’ commission of students’ trade union committee of VSMU and students-activists of №1 and №2 hostels.
The play, in which Grandfather Frost, Snow Maiden and their friends searched for Goodness, was the main part of the event.
During the Year of Culture, as the holiday plot unwinds, the main characters of international events visited different countries (Scotland, India, Cuba, Sri Lanka and Belarus). In each new place of visit, the guys were met by traditional songs and dances specific for each country (for example, songs “Last Christmas” and “Colonel" of "Be-2" group were performed, the student group «Jack Daniels» sang rap, etc.). In India and Cuba, the students simply fascinated everyone by their fiery dances. In Belarus, a team of native students and guests in Belarussian national costumes to the balalaika and accordion sang our national songs. Finally, the Goodness was found, and all participants of the event, having become acquainted with the culture of different nations, together celebrated cheerfully the New Year.
At the end of the party, different contests and games were held, and Grandfather Frost under these results entertained all participants with sweet prizes. The festive disco crowned this event.
All students really enjoyed an international fabulous event. Students who participated in the festival, offered to celebrate the New Year so creatively in the future.
Lebedevskaya A.M. - Chairman of the overseas students committee of VSMU students’ trade union.