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03 May 2021, 18:17

Belarusian State University to hold patriotic youth forum on 4-6 May

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MINSK, 3 May (BelTA) – The three-day youth forum “Light of Great Victory” will kick off at the Brigantina sports and recuperation complex of Belarusian State University (BSU) on 4 May. The forum will mark the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, BelTA learned from the BSU press service.

The youth forum will bring together more than 150 representatives of student associations of the BSU, including the students' union, the prefects' council, the students' trade union, the BRSM Youth Union, the council on the quality of education, and others.

The program of the first day will include teamwork trainings and the quiz “Historical Memory of the War” where students will have to answer questions about events of 1941-1945 and guess songs and films about the war. The participants will also watch the documentary “Rzhev. 500 Days Under Fire”. Ahead of the screening, Dean of the BSU Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences Vadim Gigin will speak about the production of the film and the events described in it.

On the second day of the forum, students will attend open lectures of psychologists and teachers from the faculties of journalism and history. The program will feature six sections dedicated to such topics as women at war, families during the war, the Marshals of the Victory, partisans of Belarus, and deeds of journalists during the war. The participants will also present their patriotic projects. For example, students of the Faculty of History will show two out of four episodes of the documentary “Memory and Glory” timed to the centennial anniversary of the BSU and celebrating figures of education, science, politics, and culture who worked at the BSU at some point.

The forum will wrap up with a ceremony to award winners of the quiz and a concert.

The youth forum is an annual event that is aimed at promoting patriotic values and preserving the historical and military past of Belarus. The organizer is the youth affairs department of the BSU.

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