Each year on December 1 World AIDS Day is celebrated around the world. It is also an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV. To mark this great day alumni of exchange programs took part at some events in Naberezhnye Chelny (Tatarstan, Russia) on December 1, 2012.
Thanksgiving Day was celebrated at the American Center of the National Library of Tatarstan on November 27, 2012. Alumni of exchange programs gathered together with a group of NSLI-Y American students. The festival was celebrated with tremendous joy and enthusiasm.