Traditional miracle

About 150 New Year's gifts were presented given by the “Gubkints” as part of the traditional annual campaign for pupils of special boarding school No. 125 in Gazalkent town of Bostanlyk district.

New Year's trip to a special boarding school in Gazalkent is one of the good traditions of the Branch of the Russian State University of Oil and Gas (NRU) named after I.M. Gubkin in Tashkent, in particular, the Student Scientific Union of the university. They always thoroughly prepare for it in advance. So, a month before the trip, organizers notified the other students, and then organized a large-scale pre-holiday fair in the hall of the university. Almost one and a half hundred, based on the number of boarding school children, received gifts that were presented, traditionally, on a Christmas tree, from the proceeds from the sale of self-made pastries, sweets and handmade crafts, registered greeting cards.

Totally, the “Gubkints” collected 6 million UZS out of which 1.5 million UZS were gathered during the fair, while more than 600 thousand UZS were received through copyrighted postcards. Later they called up with the children asking what they want to receive for the New Year. If last year gift sets consisted only of sweets, this time they were replenished with notebooks, stationery, as well as socks and mittens: according to students, to keep children warm ...

A team of organizers and the Youth Union delivered so many packages with gifts that could barely fit in huge boxes. The composition of the New Year’s landing led by the chairman of Student Scientific Union Malika Karimova (UGI 16 02) includes: Muborak Alimova (UGI 16 02) - head of the Geology section, Shakhnoza Nurkhodzhaeva (UGI 16 02) - head of the Humanities section, Ulugbek Mirzaakhmedov (UTS 17 01) - Secretary of Union, activists Ravshan Fozilov (UGI 16 02), Mukhlisa Zakirova (UEE 16 01), Aziza Supieva (UEE 16 01). Activists of the Branch Youth Union did not lag behind them: the leader Mirsultan Madjidiy (UEE 16 01), Kamila Musaeva (UEE-16-01), Alexander Salnikov (UGI-17-01), Andrey Karasaev (UGI-17-01), Kamola Rakhmatullaeva (UTP 17 02), Nodir Nazarov (URG 18 01) and Behruz Kenzhaev (URG 19 02). And the trip was decorated by the presence of the winner of the “Queen Oil -2019” contet Diana Zabarova (UGI-18-01). Symbolizing the continuity of traditions, the graduates of the Branch, former chairpersons of the student scientific union: Nuriddin Nurmurodov, also joined the “Gubkintsy”, now he works at LUKOIL Uzbekistan Operating Company LLC, Asya Laryukhina is a graduate student at the Russian State University of Oil and Gas named after I.M. Gubkin (Moscow), as well as the former head of the Drilling section, Azamat Gayratov, now an engineer at Eriell Uzbekistan. Upon arrival, the “Gubkints” got dressed in the costumes of Snow Maidens and Santa Clauses, applied makeup ...

The kids were delighted to host the “Gubkints”: the heroes of the Christmas tree performed with concert numbers, desperately participated in sports. Such a bright and memorable holiday will forever remain for both children and guests. Time flew by in an instant, and one of the students even burst into tears, not wanting to part with a fairy tale and a dream.

Thanks to the efforts of the students of the Branch, children’s laughter and fun reigned at the holiday: it means that the new 2020 will be filled with joy and kindness, a real miracle.

Nadejda I, Press-service of the Branch