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Foreign students celebrated Christmas in Zaporizhzhia singing carols and playing the tom-tom drums
3 January 2017, 10:26 | Religious holidays and traditions | | 0 | | Code for Blog | |
In Zaporіzhzhia House of Trade Unions on January 2 a great festival of foreign students was held. The Catholic Student Organization "IMCS Zaporizhia" invited guests from Kharkiv, Dnipro, Sumy.
The holiday began with prayers and stories about the life of foreign students in Ukraine, their activities in the Catholic Church, and then the choirs of Catholic Students had little competition in singing known and unique carols.
The Christmas songs were in English, French, and languages of different African countries. There were also African tom-tom drums. Students also showed Christmas play scenes.
As parish priest of God the Father Merciful Tomas Nadberezhnyy said, such holidays are held for seven years. For the first time the audience were also residents of Zaporіzhzhia, and not only students from different countries who study in Ukraine. The organization IMCS unites students, mainly medicine students, from countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
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