The final stage of the annual contest “Festival of Italian Regions 2019” took place on April 11 at Moscow School 1409. The festival, which celebrated its 15th anniversary this year, was held as part of the Italian Language Distribution Program in Russia, coordinated by the Department of Education of the Italian Consulate General in Russia (and the Head of the Department Professor Giuseppe Lo Porto).
The participants of the Festival had to describe in six minutes the history of the selected region in a creative, consistent, competent, innovative way, in Italian. The representatives of the Italian Consulate General in Moscow and St. Petersburg, the Italian directors and teachers evaluated the knowledge of the language, the correctness of the pronunciation, the originality of the plot and the complexity of the characters.
The best of the best were chosen in five nominations
- "Award for the Best Leading Role"
- "The Best Performance"
- "The Best Group Work"
- "The Best Knowledge of Italian"
- "The Best Approaching of the Topic".
19 schools from various regions of Russia and only 2 universities were admitted to the final stage of the competition. Pirogov RNRMU was represented by the 2nd year students of the International Faculty:
- Maria Borisova
- Polina Glazova
- Timofey Gudz
- Veronika Smirnova
- Darya Syomina
Our students presented the report about the history of the anatomical school of Padua (Veneto), which was prepared together with professor Loreti Angelo (Department of Humanities of the International Faculty, Head of the Department is Emiliano Mettini).
The result of our team was a victory in the nomination "The Best Knowledge of Italian"! The jury appreciated the confidence and language proficiency of students. It is worth noting that the students achieved such results in just one and a half year of study, starting to learn Italian only at Pirogov RNRMU.