French schoolchildren immersed themselves in the world of Yamal culture
14:58 18 февраля 2019
Категории: News in English
Schoolchildren from Perigueux, France representing the friendly Lyceum Bertran De Born arrived in Yamal. Cultural and educational activities of the interschool exchange will take place in the upper secondary school of Labytnangi.
According to the information given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” in the regional department of external relations, the visit of the French schoolchildren is not occasional. The upper secondary school of the town Labytnangi has cooperated with the Lyceum Bertran De Born of the town Perigueux since 2008. The agreement between the two educational institutions was signed in 2012. Active work on fulfillment of joint projects both in Yamal and the town Perigueux is conducted within the agreement. Every year schoolchildren of the two countries participate in events of the interschool exchange on the territory of Yamal and France.
In order to immerse themselves in culture and traditions and also to practice in colloquial speech with Russian and French speakers the children from Perigueux will live in families of Yamal residents.
This year “Youth – hope of the 21st century” is the theme of joint activities for the participants of the interschool exchange. Presentations of children’s and youth organizations of Russia will be conducted for the schoolchildren from France, also they will learn about youth organizations of Labytnangi, will participate in meetings with representatives of the Yamal clubs of young diplomats.
In addition, joint lessons in the school of Labytnangi, extracurricular activities, acquaintance to history of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, with everyday life and traditions of indigenous peoples of Yamal, excursion and cultural programs will be organized for the children. On the 21st of February the guests from France will participate in the meeting with the deputy governor of Yamal, the director of the regional department of external relations Alexander Mazharov.
As it is noted in the specialized department, the project on the interschool exchange is the opportunity to extend international cultural and humanitarian cooperation between France and Russia.
The department of external relations of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug is the curator of cooperation. The project on the interschool exchange is marking its 10th anniversary this year.