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Students from Varna Free University won first places in the 5th European Students’ Festival

The students’ team of VFU "Chernorizets Hrabar" took part in the 5th European Students’ Festival “How excellent our union is” organized by Russky Mir” fund.

Our students competed with the teams of 30 European universities from 15 European countries. Though not linguists, for them Russian language is not only the language of their future profession, but also an invaluable asset, giving them the opportunity to meet new people, travel and make friends. Through its Russian center VFU provides opportunity for learning Russian. It is not accidental that in 2015 the VFU team won the Cup at the IV European Students’ Festival.

The program of the 5th European Festival this year was very interesting and full of surprises and challenges. It was dedicated to 2016 - the year of the Russian cinema.



VFU team included students from the three faculties of the university. Caliph Gilyov - student at the Faculty of International Economics and Administration represented with dignity the team in the "intellectual ring" - a competition for teams’ captains. Kristina Hristova, our talented student in "Choreography" major, winner of many prizes in music competitions represented VFU in the music competition and won first place. One of the most artistic participants in the festival was Alexander Ivanov, a student majoring in "Psychology." Hristo Rusev, well-known photographer and student in "International Relations and Law» actively took part in the competition for reportage photography was awarded a special diploma for "Best photography." On grammar and history of the World Festivals of Youth and Students we also won first place thanks to the knowledge of Olexandr Ingor - student in "International Relations and Law" and scholarship student of the Russian Center of VFU.

This year's slogan of VFU team was represented by the keyword "VARNA": V - VITAL, A - ACTIVE, R - ROMANTIC, N - NOVEL, A-ARTISTIC and ended with the slogan of our university: "Varna Free University – where your dreams begin “!

Participants in the festival were awarded commemorative diplomas and became nominees for the team of "Russky Mir" fund at the World Festival of Youth and Students to be held in 2017 in the city of Sochi, Russia.

The Team leader Prof. Dr. Galina Shamonina was awarded a commemorative diploma of "Russky Mir" fund for the VFU students’ participation given by the chairperson of the jury Vladimir Litarenko.

VFU team was awarded three diplomas.


by ВСУ Черноризец Храбър