December 19, 2019 teachers of Foreign Languages department Olha Ryshchuk, Anna Shkola Maria Tsymbala held an educational event dedicated to family traditions. In a warm home atmosphere students and teachers talked about family traditions from the past to the present through the lens of New Year and Christmas holidays.
The purpose of the event was to explain to students the notion of tradition, family traditions, common traditions, to teach how to distinguish te difference between tradition and habit or ritual, to develop the ability to communicate with each other, to share impressions and valuable traditions of their families, to cultivate love for their close people, the ability to appreciate and preserve family and religious traditions.
During the event the organizors used technical equipment, videos and presentations about traditions in European countries and families. Students actively participated in the discussion and enjoyed the blitz game "How well do you know your family"? At the same time the participants of the conversation tasted hot tea with sweets from St. Nicholas. Satisfied and uplifted, students expressed a desire to organize a similar event after the holidays.