The event provided clear indicators of growing interest in India’s youth to strengthen their knowledge of Russia.RCSC
Exhibitions, essay writing, poster making, a quiz on Russian culture, Olympiad on Russian language, song and dance competitions, Russian costume presentation, translations and poetry recitation formed the highlights of the annual Days of Russian Language, Literature and Culture. Students of Russian languages from schools and colleges in Delhi and the Institute of Russian Language, Russian Centre of Science and Culture, participated.
Excellent performances by Indian students clearly signalled that they were keenly interested and enthusiastic not only in mastering Russian language but also Russian art, culture and history. The way students recited poetry and sang, with amazing diction, intonation, and pronunciation moved the Jury members. The event provided clear indicators of growing interest in India’s youth to strengthen their knowledge of Russia, showing great prospects for bilateral relations in the future.
Seven schools participated in the junior category in the event on February 4: Springdales, Delhi Public School (DPS) Dwarka, DPS Ranipur, DPS Indirapuram, DPS Noida, Mount Carmel and Bluebells School International.
The senior category, at events on February 5, comprised students from Jawaharlal University, Delhi University, Charan Singh University, Amity University, Gurgaon, BPS Mahila Viswavidyalaya, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, and the Institute of Russian Language.
Successful candidates from schools and colleges received trophies, certificates and Russian Souvenirs. Prof. R. Kumar, President, Indian Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature (INDAPRYAL), was Chief Guest at the prize distribution ceremony on February 4, and Prof. Abhay Maurya, former Vice Chancellor, English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, was Chief Guest on February 5.
DPS Dwarka received high scores in the competitions, while JNU and the Institute of Russian Language, RCSC, won outstanding scores.
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