International students’ forum “Dialogue of Cultures” to be held in Penza on May 21
Penza, 3 May 2015. PenzaNews. The Penza State University will host the 4th international students’ forum “Dialogue of Cultures” on Thursday, May 21.
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Due to the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory and the current geopolitical situation, this year’s forum will be held under the motto “We Are For Peace!”
The event aims to highlight the world’s cultural diversity, help form positive relationships between people of many nationalities to prevent potential ethnic conflicts.
According to the organizers of the event, the forum is structured to show the PSU as a place that is open to people of various nationalities.
The students, teachers, employees and guests of the university on that day are invited to visit the so-called “houses” to learn more about the literature, culture, sights, customs, songs, games, dances, cuisine and crafts of people from 40 countries and 10 ethnic nations living in the Penza region.
Moreover, the forum will also include a roundtable discussion titled “Cooperation of members of society during the formation of intercultural youth dialogue” that will involve authorities, educational and youth organizations, and ethnic cultural diasporas.
The law experts will host an interactive lecture titled “Law culture and law awareness as a foundation of intercultural dialogue.”
The forum will conclude in the creation of a common address to the youth all over the world.
The closing ceremony will take place at 16.00 on the grand scene of the Penza Philarmonic Hall and will include the best performances from Penza and other cities of the Volga Federal District. The city expects to see the guests from Tambov, Cheboksary and Saransk, says the press service of the Penza State University.