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school children graduate from Arabic Language Classes organised by VUB

Events

27 April 2019 – Brussels: SCHOOL CHILDREN GRADUATE FROM ARABIC LANGUAGE CLASSES ORGANISED BY VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL (VUB)

For the third year now, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel organised a graduation ceremony for the 300 school children who took the Arabic language classes the past year. The event was held in the presence of the Kuwaiti and UAE ambassadors.

His Excellency Jassim M. Al-Bdaiwi, Ambassador of Kuwait, thanked the children, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the teaching staff, and the parents of the children for all their efforts.

As the ambassador of UAE his excellency Eissa Abu Shihab also stressed ,“learning a new language opens the horizons of cultural communication between people”.

During the ceremony the children performed some dances, songs and read poems, all of which they had been taught across the school year.

At the end of the ceremony the children received the certificates and symbolic gifts from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Arabic language classes is part of the ALEF Project, organized by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. For more information, visit alef.vub.be