KFU’s International Friendship Club celebrates 50th anniversary
The event was organized at the History Museum on 28 March.
The celebration featured KFU employees, veterans of the Club, and students, and was emceed by Acting Head of the Club Mac Quiroa Christopher Andre and Specialist of the Student Adaptation Unit Dinara Sultan.
Welcoming words were extended by Vice-Rector for International Affairs Timirkhan Alishev, former vice-rector Linar Latypov, Club veteran Valery Telishev, Professor Mohammed Saleh al-Ammari, and others.
The Club’s planned events for 2023 were then presented, among which are Africa Day, Indonesian Culture Day, Indian Culture Day, Mosaic of Peoples Festival, International Alumnus Day, Welcome to KFU Day, and others.
In conclusion, the students sang Zamykaya Krug (‘Closing the Circle’), a popular Soviet-era song about friendship and cooperation.
The International Friendship Club aims to unite international and Russian students, help overseas students adapt to Russian realities and everyday life and fulfill their potential, and to stimulate their social activism.