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VIHT International
Summer School 2016


VIHT International Summer School 2016

Voronezh Institute of High Technologies has been holding language summer schools since 2007, suggesting to young people from around the world the Russian language studying, introducing the rich cultural traditions of Russia, as well as providing an opportunity to take up unique master classes and workshops.

Having analysed our successful experience and feedback from summer school participants from China and Europe, we have developed the program of VIHT Summer School 2016 - «Welcoming Russia».


Cost of the program: 882 Euro.

The program includes:


  • Academic Unit (24 academic hours): Russian language lessons, master - classes, video – lesson, excursion lesson
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Accommodation in a hostel (Voronezh) and tourist class mini-hotels (Moscow and St. Petersburg)
  • Participant’s kit: certificate, photos, souvenirs
  • Excursion program: Voronezh, St. Petersburg, Moscow
  • Transport services
  • Entrance fees to museums

Additional charges:

  • Flights
  • Visa fee

Group: min.12 students + one accompanying group leader (free of charge).

Duration: 2 weeks


Arrivals:

1) 3-17 July 2016;

2) 17 - 31 July 2016.

Profile of a participant: university students who are interested in Russian culture and history.

Application deadline: May 03, 2016.





Note: the organizer reserves the right to modify the components of sightseeing and cultural programs, without reducing the total volume of services. The final version of the program is preliminary discussed with the customer.

Voronezh is the heart of the «Black Soil Region,» - a rich region in the south of Central Russia. Voronezh is a major cultural, economic, and transit hub for the surrounding regions; the city is also the birthplace of many famous Russians, including writers Ivan Bunin and Andrei Platonov as well as the great Russian painter Ivan Kramskoi.

The city is located on the Don River which is one of the largest and most beautiful rivers in Europe. There are a lot of nature reserves, historic and archeological sites in its suburbs. The architectural appearance of Voronezh combines old buildings and modern neighborhoods. There are lots of parks, fountains and flowers in the city.


St. Petersburg is the cultural capital of Russia.

Saint Petersburg is one of the largest cultural centers of universal importance. It is often called «the cultural capital of Russia.» The city is the European «gateway» of Russia, its strategic center, directly bordering with the European Union

This is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, which played an important role in the Russian history.

Modern Saint Petersburg is an important cultural and industrial center and a major seaport. Infrastructure development and location make the city an important trading center.


Moscow is the official capital of Russian Federation, the historic capital of the Grand Duchy of Moscow, Russian kingdom, Soviet Russia and the Soviet Union, the hero city. Moscow is an important tourist center of Russia. Moscow Kremlin, Red Square, Novodevichy Convent and Church of the Ascension in Kolomenskoye are on the UNESCO World Heritage list


VIHT International Summer School 2016
“WELCOMING RUSSIA”


Day 1, Sunday, Voronezh

  • Arrival to Voronezh airport.
  • Transfer to the hostel «Spi Zdes» (Sleep Here) in the city center.
  • Accommodation in the hostel (four-six -twelve place rooms):
    sleephere.ru
    Luch in a hostel.
  • General sightseeing tour around Voronezh «History and Contemporaneity» (historical centre, Revolution Avenue, Annunciation Cathedral, Stone Bridge, Admiralty Square.
  • Dinner in a hostel.


Day 2, Monday, Voronezh

10:00 - 10:30

Excursion to Voronezh Institute of High Technologies (VIHT) “We’re glad to see you!” go.vivt.ru.

10:30 - 11:30

Formal opening session of the international summer camp. Tea -party in Russian traditions.

11:30 - 13:00

Authors master-class «Let’s get acquainted» by Z.T. Visotskaia

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch in «BuFFeT»cafe (VIHT)

14:00 - 20:00

Ropes course in a picturesque pine forest (teambuilding).

20:00

Dinner in a hostel.

Day 3, Tuesday, Voronezh

10:00 - 11:30

Russian language.

11:30 - 12:00

Break.

12:00 - 12:45

Video-lesson: “The Russian language and the cultural traditions of Russia”.

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch in «BuFFeT»cafe (VIHT).

14:00 - 16:00

Excursion-lesson in the “Shut” Puppet
Theater Museum: «From the history of Russian puppet theater” by Z.T.Visotskaia

16:00 - 19:00

Evening of Russian culture.

19:30

Dinner in a hostel.

Day 4, Wednesday, Voronezh

10:00 - 11:30

Russian language.

11:30 - 12:00

Break.

12:00 - 12:45

Russian folk dances. Master-class “Dance together!”

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch in «BuFFeT»cafe (VIHT).

14:30 - 19:00

Excursion to Babiakovo stud farm “For what Russian does not love to
drive fast?”, horseriding.

19:30

Dinner in a hostel.

Day 5, Thursday, Voronezh

10:00 - 11:30

Russian language.

11:30 - 12:00

Break.

12:00 - 12:45

Russian folk dances. Master-class “Dance together!”

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch in «BuFFeT»cafe (VIHT).

14:30 - 19:00

Excursion to Babiakovo stud farm “For what Russian does not love to
drive fast?”, horseriding.

19:30

Dinner in a hostel.

Day 6, Friday, Voronezh

10:00 - 11:30

Russian language.

11:30 - 12:00

Break.

12:00 - 13:30

Russian language.

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch in «BuFFeT»cafe (VIHT).

14:30 - 17:00

«Voronezh is the birthplace of the Russian fleet» – excursion to the ship-museum
«Goto Predestination,» which is
the existing historical copy of the Russian ship of Peter the Great era. en.riavrn.ru

18:00 - 20:00

An evening performance in the Theater of Opera and Ballet
(upon request at an extra charge).

20:30

Dinner in a hostel.

Day 7, Saturday, Voronezh

10:00 - 11:30

Russian language.

11:30 - 12:00

Break.

12:00 - 13:30

Russian language.

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch in «BuFFeT»cafe (VIHT).

14:30 - 19:00

Excursion to Dmitry Venevitinov’s Memorial Estate which is the little
jewel of the Voronezh region. The Memorial Estate is the only museum
in Russia dedicated to the poet, philosopher and critic
of the 19th century — to Dmitry Vladimirovich Venevitinov. muzeinikitin.vzh.ru

19:30

Dinner in a hostel.

Day 8, Sunday, Voronezh

10:00 - 19:00

Excursion to the Historical and Archaeological Museum-Reserve “Divnogor’e” which is one of the centers of Russian Orthodox culture. Lunch. feel-planet.com

19:30

Dinner in a hostel.


Day 9, Monday, Voronezh

10:00 - 11:30

Master class on cooking Russian national cuisine, degustation..

12:00 - 12:30

Break.

12:30 - 13:30

Russian language.

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch in “BuFFeT”cafe (VIHT).

14:30 - 16:00

Final debrief. Official ceremony: certificates, souvenirs, photo session.

16:00 - 17:30

Free time.

17:30 - 19:00

Evening of Russian classical music (Chaikovsky, Mousorgsky, Rostropovich).

20:00

Dinner in a hostel.

Day 10, Tuesday, Voronezh

Trip to St.Petersburg by train accompanied by a tour guide.
(Board: lunch-boxes from “BuFFeT”cafe).

Day 11, Wednesday, St.Petersburg

  • Arrival to St.Petersburg.
  • Lunch.
  • Visits to St. Isaac’s Cathedral , the lift to the colonnade of the cathedral with a sightseeing platform.
    Excursion to the Hermitage. General sightseeing tour of the ceremonial center of the city.
    The Field of Mars. Catherine the Great memorial. The Admiralty. The Kazan Cathedral.
    The Senate Square. Peter the Great memorial., House of Peter the Great.
    The spit of Vasilyevsky Island. Visit to the Peter-Paul Fortress.
  • Dinner.
  • Free time.

Day 12, Thursday, St.Petersburg

  • Excursion trip to Peterhof (park, fountains, excursion to the Petite Palace).
  • Lunch.
  • Visit to the “Chocolate Museum” shop.
  • Visit to the «Aurora» cruiser.
  • Dinner.
  • Night train to Moscow.

Day 13, Friday, Moscow

  • Accommodation in the hotel, breakfast.
  • General excursion program in the centre of Moscow (four hours):
    The Kremlin, the Garden Ring, the esplanade of the Moscow River,
    Peter the Great memorial, the Sparrow Hills, Moscow State University.
  • Lunch.
  • Visits to the «Mosfilm» film studio, Poklonnaya Hill, Bagration Bridge.
  • Red Square Excursion.
  • Visit to the Tretyakov Gallery (audio guide tour in English / Russian).
  • Dinner.
  • (upon request: evening theater performance for an additional fee)

Day 14, Saturday, Moscow

Transfer to airport.


International Education Centre

73 A Lenina Street Voronezh, Russia, 394043

+7 (473) 220-56-04

iec@vivt.ru

Ekaterina Kvyatkovskaya

SU COORDINATOR:

ekastar@gmail.com

+7 (920) 409-68-55