Луганський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка

“New Year’s Traditions Around the World”

On December 22, the Faculty of Foreign Languages hosted the event “New Year’s Traditions Around the World”, dedicated to the New Year’s celebration.

The event was organized by the Department of Theory and Practice of Translation. Students of the Faculty, who study English and Asian languages, participated in it. The event was attended by the Head of the Department of Theory and Practice of Translation PhD, Associate Professor S.V. Perova and teachers of the Department M.N. Nazarenko and E.I. Ternievska.

The history of New Year celebration has its roots in the distant past. This is the time when all people want to be happy and have fun, build new plans, set new goals and wait for the New Year’s fairy tale. New Year is a special period in the life of each country. It is interesting to explore the New Year traditions of different peoples of the world.

Students prepared presentations on the features of the New Year celebration in the East (Turkey, Israel, Japan, China). Teachers and participants made an imaginary journey into these countries to get acquainted with their New Year’s traditions.

The cheerful and comfortable atmosphere reigned, songs, poems and New Year’s congratulations in different languages sounded.

After the event, participants received sweet gifts.

In the future, they plan to continue holding such informative and fun-filled activities.

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