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Towards new discoveries of Russian language and culture
03 May 2017 | 275
RSSU and Russian-Chinese Friendship Society organized a competition of knowledge of Russian language and culture which united approximately 50 international students from universities of foreign studies of China (Dalian, Beijing, Xian, Heilongjiang and Shanghai), Milan State University (Italy) and The University of Nottingham (Great Britain) .
International students divided into a teams walked on specially created routes of the capital through historical sites such as VDNKh, Arbat and even Moscow Zoo. Interesting tasks were given to international students throughout the intricate itinerary by Student Volunteers of RSSU (Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Faculty of Technosphere Safety, Schnitke Music Academy). In order to prove Russian language skills and knowledge of Russian mentality international students sang, composed poetry, told tales, drew, cooked Russian dishes, discussed Russian history and Russian contemporary politics. One of the participants said: "We read an article In a newspaper about us which said that international students came to study Russian culture. We were surprised because we really had forgotten that we’re foreign people ".
At the end of the quest Dalian University of Foreign Languages and Shanghai International Studies University celebrarted their victory