New Year’s holidays unite the whole world. In anticipation of miracles and interesting events, we pay attention to the roots of our cultures and ancestral traditions.
The Department of Social Sciences, chaired by Associate Professor Olga Sikorska, annually introduces foreign students to the color of Ukrainian calendar customs.
In December, Pharmacy freshmen of the 3rd, 4th and 6th groups of the International Faculty with a lecturer – Associate Professor Olena Uvarova held events dedicated to calendar traditions in Ukraine. Talks were held about the national holidays of December. The teacher told about the holidays of Catherine, Andrew, St. Nicholas, told about the traditions and rites associated with them, told about the traditions of the New Year and Christmas celebrations.
Foreign students enthusiastically spoke about the traditions of winter holidays in their countries. The peculiarities of Ukrainian culture were discussed – the origin and significance of calendar rites, the history of religion in Ukraine. Students were interested in the spiritual culture of Ukraine, asked questions about its diversity.
The talks were very intense and important for the promotion of Ukrainian culture.
The staff of the Department of Social Sciences congratulates all employees and students of ONMedU on the upcoming holidays! Wishing you good health, inspiration and energy in the New Year !!!