Dr. Feridun Tüfekçi
Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Institute of European Integration and Political Science and Dialogue Eurasia Platform held a competition of written works titled “Art of Living Together”.
Participants of the contest were invited to write a work, based on values such as culture, philosophy, religion, language, history and ethnography in a changing and reforming world. The competition was attended by 29 graduate students and four people that prepare for the Ph.D. defense.
The award program was organized by the Faculty of Journalism at the State University. Professor Victor Moraru said that “All this studies are an important step for the Art of living together. Congratulations to the young people that participated in the contest. Wish you to be successful in the future.
Chairman of the Dialogue Eurasia Platform in Moldova, a national poet and writer Boris Marian said: “I haven’t expected so much work to be done. I think that it is your academic success. Our country is little but I saw some studies that were made at European standards and I’m very glad. There were some lacks sure, at the international and local level, there are examples of multiculturalism in our country but its details were not given”.
The Dean of the Faculty Doc. Mikhail Guzun said: “Using by the younger generation of their handles for the good of mankind, without succumbing to any ideology, according just to their own choice, and, finally, participation in such researches gives us hope for the future”.
M.Feridun Tufekci, the representative of DEP in Moldova: “Civilization is passing through difficult phases now. Blood and violence are dominating in many parts of the Earth. We see your thoughts, the thoughts of young people in a globalizing world, as s guarantee of our future. I would like to thank the ideological architects of this competition, leaders of the DEP, and all organizers that made a contribution to it.
Organizing Committee awarded five graduate students for their good works (Yuliana Mamalyga, Elena Derjansky, Vyatcheslav Kutcer, Elana Grigorenko). Lilian Friptulyak took 3rd place, Elena Kirka took 2nd place, and Vlad Sharan took 1st place.
Lina Lutenka took the 2nd place among the doctoral students. Other works have not been evaluated.
Money prizes and certificates to the participants were given by Boris Marian and Prof. Viktor Moraru. Boris Marian thanked the Association of Turkish Businessmen in Moldova, which sponsored the contest.
The program ended with an exchange of experience with experienced journalist, writer, TV producer and presenter Mikhail Lupashko (You have to work hard if you want to be successful, but the most important thing is to have strong ethical values. You can earn money, you can get fame, but you will never get back your lost personality).
Published on Dialogue Eurasia, 13 June 2012, Wednesday