12 April 2010, Monday, 15:01

Bashkir-German Educational Forum started its work in Bashkortostan

author: Elmira Sabirova

The Bashkir-German educational forum "The Week of German Language" has started its work in Bashkortostan. The initiators of the event are the "Bashkortostan-Germany" Russian-German friendship society, the Republic's Association of German Teachers, Lecturers and Students of Bashkortostan.

The main task of the fifth forum is to arouse and develop the interest to the German language and culture in our republic.

The program of the events for April 12 includes the research and practice conference "German language in Bashkortostan: problems and prospects-2010" organized in the Bashkir State University. Then the University will host a workshop where modern methods and techniques of teaching German as a foreign language will be discussed. The educational program of Monday will be continued by the presentation of CD-projects "Country — Culture — People", exhibition of placards organized on the occasion of the Day of German Unity by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Yekaterinburg, the exhibition of novelties of didactic literature.

The "Swartzwald" photo exhibition will be opened in the German reading hall of the Validi National Library of Bashkortostan, and the festival of German movies will start in the Rodina Cinema within the framework of the cultural program. The audience will be presented the retrospective show of movies of the German director Fatih Akin.

On Tuesday, April 13, the Day of German Language will be held in Ufa gymnasium N39 and the festival of German song will take place in the Centre of children's and youth creative activity in Dema district.

themes: Education