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Opening of ZNU’s Grand New-Year’s Tree

28.12.2005 01:11

On December 26 honorable guests – Mayor of Zaporizhzhya Yevgen Kartashov, Head of City Education Department Dmytro Sekeryns’kyy, Head of Zhovtnevyy District Administration Petro Zubkov – visited Zaporizhzhya National University. Together with ZNU Rector Sergiy Tymchenko and First Vice-Rector Fedir Turchenko they solemnly opened Grand New-Year’s Tree of the university. The action took place near ZNU Sports Center.


Mayor Yevgen Kartashov wished the students every success in studying and presented six best of them with certificates for Zaporizhzhya Mayor’s Scholarship. This academic year 100 best students of our city received scholarships given by the municipal government. The certificates were solemnly presented by Yevgen Kartashov to Kateryna Smordova, Oleksandr Zagumennyy, Karyna Mykhaylenko, Artem Demchenko, Olena Zhuravlyova and Olena Moskalenko.

Undoubtedly, the attention was engrossed to the beauty-tree, that had to sparkle with new-year lights. Thus, no one was surprised when Grandfather Frost and Snyegurochka appeared. They greeted everyone present and welcomed Yevgen Kartashov to take a “magic stick” and to touch the new-year’s tree with it. The green beauty began sparkling at once, marking the beginning of the holiday. After that the students could enjoy the performance by the Cossacks ensemble of song and dance “Zaporozhtsi” of Zaporizhzhya Region Philharmonic Society. Cheerful folk songs brought a plenty of positive emotions to the audience.