The ball in honor of the 118th anniversary of the Yelabuga Institute founding and 212-anniversary of Kazan Federal University was held on November 22 in Yelabuga.
This beautiful tradition appeared in 2011 and was dedicated to the celebration of the 113th anniversary of the institute and to becoming a part of the federal institution; a team of students and teachers of the institute has organized annual meetings for 5 years in the Marble Hall of the Municipal House of Culture, to congratulate solemnly the institution and each other with another memorable date. Note that a rare institution has such a rich history. Over the 113 years the institution’s status has changed, but the special atmosphere of creativity and freedom, endearing the students and guests of the university remained unchanged.
Women's Eparchy College, Teacher Training Institute, Elabuga State Pedagogical Institute, Elabuga State Pedagogical University, and finally Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University. More than a century professionals endowed with a special mission to teach and educate have been trained here. Here the traditions are being respected and new research directions are being developed, creating innovative educational projects, taking into account new trends of era. The achievements of scientists having worked and working here and now, have been recognized by the world scientific community. the university experts generously share their rich experience in the field of education and science with colleagues from Russian and foreign universities at many forums held both in Russia and abroad.
Satin and silk gloss, fine jewelry, courteous speech of invited guests, artfully matched musical accompaniment ... the ball participants felt the spirit of the XIX century in the hall with the first minutes of the celebration.
So the ball traditionally began with the tunes of Polonaise, and dozens of beautiful pairs in fancy outfits appeared in all their glory with solemn, graceful bows and curtsies.
After a solo dance the hostess of the ball, the director of Yelabuga Institute KFU Elena Merzon welcomed all those present.
Dear colleagues, students, dear veterans! I sincerely congratulate you on this wonderful holiday, the birthday of Yelabuga Institute and Kazan Federal University. And on this day, of course, it is important to remember the glorious names of the scientists who have made significant contributions to the development of our university: Victor Amazaspovich Hambardzumyan, Vladimir Alexandrovich Fock, Radi Harisovich Nutfullin, Askhat Nasybullovich Nasybullin, Vladimir Petrovich Myasnikov, Alfred Maksovich Lusztig.
I’m immensely grateful to the working scientists who make scientific feats every day: Professor Anatoly Ilyich Razzhivin, Inga Vladimirovna Maslova, Askadula Galimzyanovich Sabirov, Elena Mikhailovna Shastina and many others. I thank you for your daily work for the prosperity of our university for our better future. I wish you health, peace, good luck and success! "
Perky quadrille, cheerful polka and temperamental foxtrot continued the celebration. In a whirlwind of a dance the airy dresses resembled light snowflakes. The guests were fascinated by the grace and enthusiasm of the dancers.
The culmination of the celebration was the awarding ceremony of Elabuga Institute staff and students for their significant contribution to the development of high school, the success in scientific work. The best of the best were solemnly presented with awards from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Kazan Federal University rector, the head of Yelabuga municipal district. The institute good tradition has become the awarding teachers with cash prizes and sanatorium vouchers provided by the administration and the trade union organization of the university.
The ceremony was attended by guests of honor of the holiday: Deputy Head of the Executive Committee on Social Affairs, a graduate of the Institute of Yelabuga Lyudmila Rybakova, handing staff the institute honorary head of the municipal charters of Yelabuga district "For many years, hard work and great contribution to the training." She thanked the management and staff of the Institute for the significant contribution to the education of young people and the training of young specialists.
For active cooperation with the university were awarded letters of thanks of the heads of city and regional media, memorable gifts and prizes awarded to journalists who have won the annual competition for the best coverage of Yelabuga Institute CFI.
The students and teachers Naberezhnye Chelny Institute KFU performed and decorated soundly the festival; the Director of the Institute, an honorary guest of the event Mahmut Ganiev thanked the organizers for the opportunity to attend such a bright event and wished the staff of Elabuga Institute KFU luck and success in all endeavors.
After the disturbingly fabulous "Waltz of the Flowers" guests did not hurry to leave, feeling the excitement of celebration and the pride in their home institution. Invited to the celebration of the Institute veterans and residents of the town gladly talked with the participants of the ball, exchanging impressions of the celebration
"I am very happy to be here, emotions are overflowing. Thanks to the university, that such event is organized in it. Being at the ball, for me, a freshman - is a good thing. And my role was very responsible - I danced in a pair with our director, "- says Nikita Gudowski, the first-year student of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
"Nice room, nice people, classical music, the couples whirl (move) in a waltz! Just like in a fairy tale! "- shares his impressions the first-year student of the Faculty of Foreign Languages Rustam Agafonov.
The Dean of the Faculty of History and Philology Ahtarieva Razia says: "This is an event the whole team is greatly looking forward to, because we sum up the current year results and are energized for the next year! And this time, the holiday was a success! Let's wait for the next. "
Happy birthday, the Institute! Vivat alma mater!