USU choir of students and teachers performs at a Christmas concert
On the 7th of January, at Christmas the USU choir of students and teachers participated in the concert “A light festival of Christmas” held in the Palace of Culture “Gubernatorsky”. The concert was attended by more than one thousand of the city’s residents. The clergy, the parish of the Simbirsk diocese, top officials, public figures of the Ulyanovsk region, outstanding people of art and culture attended the concert. Before the beginning of the concert program the spectators and participants were greeted by the head of the Simbirsk diocese metropolitan Anastasius and the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergei Morozov. The head of the region in his welcome speech emphasized that Christmas is the embodiment of kind, light and spiritual values that the life of our people is based on. The concert program was opened by Klarina Shadko, the People’s Artist of Russia and USU choir of students and teachers “Gubernatorsky”.