Contest of Author's Poems and Musical Compositions ''Alma Mater Hymn'' of the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
The annual contest of poems and songs "Alma Mater Hymn" is held in order to improve the social and cultural activities of the Police Academy, spiritual and moral education of young people and the strengthening of cooperation between paramilitary universities and faculties. As a platform for creative expression of students, the competition promotes the development of their poetic and musical talent, aesthetic taste, a sense of pride for the chosen profession and educational institution.
The competition is held in two categories - "Crystal pen" (poetry reading) and "Golden Lyre" (performance of musical compositions). In the departments traditionally held qualifying rounds, the winners of which serve mainly the competition.
One of the organizers of the art forum is the primary organization of NGO "Belarusian Republican Youth Union" Police Academy. The jury invited highly-linguists experts, professional journalists, representatives of public organizations. Entries are evaluation of criteria such as thematic consistency, richness of content, originality, literacy, poetry technique, artistry.