September 1 - all aboard!

September 1st is celebrated as the Day of Knowledge in Russia and CIS countries. Back in 1935 This day was officially announced as the start day of a new academic year in all schools, universities and other educational institutions. Since 1986 it also got the status of a national holiday.

At secondary schools they traditionally hold celebratory assemblies on September 1st with first-graders in the spotlight of the ceremony. Universities do without assemblies but celebrate in other nonetheless solemn ways.

We congratulate you on this wonderful occasion and wish that your life was always full of knowledge and wisdom that would help you overcome all worries and hardships.