IGUMO celebrated Halloween. The students showed all their creative potential in preparation for this event. Students of the Faculty of Design were responsible for the decorating the Institute, the Faculties of Advertising and PR and Linguistics conducted the activities, and Photography students created thematic portraits for all those wishing.
On the eve of Halloween, all faculties of the Institute united in one big team to create an atmosphere of a frightening holiday at IGUMO.
Students decorated the Institute spaces with handmade spider webs, pumpkins, posters, and other traditional decorative attributes. They also prepared special music playlists in advance to support the Halloween atmosphere during the breaks.
The students paid special attention to decorating the photo zone using pumpkins, candlesticks, and garlands. Anyone wishing could ask students of the Faculty of Photography to make a beautiful thematic photo of them.
The costume contest became the main Halloween event. Harlequins, ghosts, Harry Potter heroes, and other characters from films and magic worlds participated in the show.
The show and costume contest was led by Roman Kozlov, Dean of the Faculty of Advertising and PR. He helped students in organising the event. Deans and lecturers of different fields of training became the jury members.
The costumes were so well-designed that sometimes it was impossible to know what student was hiding behind the character’s image. Choosing the best costume was quite challenging for the jury members who were pleasantly impressed by the show.
After their classes, all those wishing could watch Over the Garden Wall. A little bit frightening but funny at the same time, that animated movie became a wonderful finale of Halloween in IGUMO.
The holiday, which goes back to the traditions of the ancient Celts, received its new meaning at our Institute. For creative young people, Halloween has become an opportunity to transform themselves into unusual characters, demonstrate their creative potential, and bring a little fun into student life.
Photos by Anastasia Gerasimova, Olesya Vorobeva, Vlad Golnev, and Aleksandra Dyoma, students of the Photography College of MKIK
Translated by Nikolay Gavrilov