December 19, on the Day of St. Nicholas in Zaporizhzhya National University was solemnly opened the Christmas tree. The event was organized by representatives of the Department of Educational Work, the Center of Cultural Work and Administrative Department with the support of the administration of our university. They took care to turn the discovery into a real unforgettable show, which would provide Christmas mood for teachers and students of ZNU for all the winter holidays.
Participants of vocal studio "Kantylena" of the Center of cultural and mass work performed popular Christmas songs and choir of 40 singers sang carols. Girls and boys in costumes of snowflakes took part in choreographic composition, rollers and guys on stilts greeted those present on the occasion. And it's all thanks to the staff of Administrative Department and Academic Laboratory of TV journalism of the Faculty of Journalism broadcast on the big screen, so viewers can discern correctly performance in every detail.
The culmination of the celebration was the arrival of Santa Claus and Snow Maiden, who came on holiday in a limousine. They invited representatives of the administration to the stage.
Rector of ZNU Mykola Frolov congratulated all participants with the beginning of the winter holidays, wished them inspiration, faith in the future and the desire to achieve the best results. Also, Mykola Olexandrovych said that in turn, university leadership will do everything to become the university as a second home to students, and years spent in ZNU became saturated and unforgettable.
Another surprise for everyone present at the event was the unusual Christmas tree, decorated with no toys, but with 14 letters - from all Faculties and Economics and Law College - with a humorous task for management of ZNU and the staff's of structural divisions. Mykola Frolov, pulled objectives, recited New Year poem that greeted the audience with a storm of applause.
Once there was a record of the New Year bell chimes and a large tree near the sports complex shone lights lit fireworks. Then continued to perform New Year's goals: present at the event teachers took part in the dance around the Christmas tree and performed the famous song "In the forest was born herringbone", Head of Students' Council of ZNU Anton Osadchuk asked to perform a holiday poem, etc..
All spectators agreed that this was an unusual event, which marked the beginning of a successful celebration of the upcoming holidays - New Year and Christmas.