Thursday, September 26, 2013
On September 25, 2013 the
took part at the Information Day
that was organized at the Volyn Research library. WOA Center
The up to date information about the
on CD, DVD; the audio and
printed materials, board games, language- learning programs were presented to
the visitors. United
States of America
The Window on
Center in proposed
a vast array of automated information resources. Some visitors showed big
interest in getting information about the electronic reading at the
Center. With great pleasure we presented our work on Amazons Kindle
The movie archive was of great interest among readers including educational documentaries that depict
history and culture. U.S.
Welcome to the
in Lutsk and you will be able to get information
policies, American society, culture and values, and political process using
different resources and formats. U.S.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
“Ray Charles: A Musical Genius for All Genres” In Memory of the African-American musician at the Window on America Center in Lutsk.
The Event Commemorating an American singer-songwriter, musician and composer known as Ray Charles was held at the Center on September 23, 2013, timed to the singer's birthday.
The meeting brought together the group of people (23) who believed Ray Charles to be a pioneer in the genre of soul music.
Among other participants of the event, at the WOA Center, were students from National University of Food Technology., journalists, reporters from local television and other people who wanted to get more information about life and career of the American singer-songwriter, musician and composer – Ray Charles..
The audience had a great chance to listen to the songs “Living for the City”, “Hit the Road Jack”, “You Don’t Know Me” - songs that are well known all over the world.
A reporting on the local TV (Volyn News) showed that the event was successful among the present audience.
Believe that appearance on TV will help to spread the information about Ray Charles: A Musical Genius for All Genres and attract more people to the Window on America Center in Lutsk.
Monday, September 23, 2013
During two weeks more than 60 people came to the Window on America Center in Lutsk to reflect about the tragic events of that day.
New Images and other printed resources on the Morning of September 11, 2001 helped the visitors to learn more about series of attacks upon the United States of America on that day.
On September 22, 2013 was the last day of the Paper exhibition and on that day 25 people came to remember those who died, honor those who keep the country safe.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
In the frame of the 4th InterRail Tour a unique and innovative event took place at the Window on America Center in Lutsk.
Two day seminar (September 16-17, 2013) gathered more than 80 youngsters who made 4 committees.
During these days the committees discussed issues of economy, culture, politics, ecology and society. Working language was English.
Also that kind of event gave the active youngsters opportunity to learn more about the resources of the Center, its services and as a result attracted new visitors to the Center and the library.
The valuable information was given, manly about the various services in learning English language in different ways (using board games, the innovative language learning program Trace Effects, audio language course Playaway).
Want to become our visitor? You are welcome to the Window on America Center in Lutsk! You wont regret it!
Thursday, September 12, 2013
During the period of time from September 9 – till September 12, 2013 more than 30 people gathered at the Window on
Center in Lutsk,
for the Paper Show New York, September 11,
2001 Attack on the . World
New Images and other printed resources on the Morning of September 11, 2001 helped the visitors to learn more about series of attacks upon the
day. United States of America
The present audience discussed the September 11 attacks, talked about what happened on that day, why it happened.
In keeping with a tradition begun last year the display will be open till September 20, 2013.
If You are interested in American history, welcome to the Center!
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
On September 10, 2013 the Window on America Center in Lutsk hosted a meeting for the 20 teachers of English language from local and regional schools.
During the presentation the audience learned about the latest collection of English language learning and teaching resources at the Center.
The WOA Center coordinator presented the resources to help educators in becoming more familiar with modern technologies associated with teaching and learning English language.
Believe that the use of free up-to-date educational resources of the WOA center and modern technologies can increase educational productivity - the key success factor in teaching/learning process.
Monday, September 9, 2013
“Music Around the Globe May Sound Different” was the Topic of Discussion for Passionate Music Lovers at the WOA Center in Lutsk.
On September 8 , 2013 the Window on America Center in Lutsk gathered music lovers to discuss the key points about American folk music including what it is, what instruments are played, its history, and its important styles.
The discussion was led by Kristi Mientka and Terry Mattison, the American Peace Corps Volunteers in Lutsk.
During the meeting 23 visitors researched the history of folk music - watched video performances, examined how aspects of American folk music and Ukrainian music are alike and different.
Kristi Mientka played the mandolin and the present audience had fun of singing together and built community through songs singing.
Monday, September 2, 2013
1 st , 2013 the Window on America Center
in Lutsk gathered 17 visitors who joined Sunday
meeting for discussion “Martin Luther King Jr. at 50-year anniversary of March
on ”. Washington
The event was designed to shed light on some historical moments in the
the March on Washington
for Jobs and Freedom that took place in , on August 28, 1963. Washington,
The paper show “August 28, 1963 March in
Washington” was displayed at
the Center so that the WOA visitors could read "I Have a Dream" speech,
a spirited call for racial justice and equality and learn more about the
growing struggle for civil rights in the . United States of America
At the end of the meeting the visitors watched the film “To Kill a Mockingbird” and discussed the racial concerns that Harper Lee addressed in the movie.