Youth: the set of participants at the world youth festival will begin in the fall


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MOSCOW, 18 Jul — RIA Novosti. Start of recruitment of participants at the Nineteenth world festival of youth and students, which will be held in 2017 in Sochi, will be given in September this year, said in an interview with RIA Novosti head of the Federal Agency for youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh) Sergey Pospelov.© Photo: supplied the Federal Agency Rosmolodezh Molodezhnaja: in 2017 Russia is waiting for the influx of young people from all over the world

Earlier in comments to RIA Novosti Pospelov said that roughly festival will be held from 14 to 22 October. In early June, the international preparatory Committee for the festival, whose meeting was held in the Venezuelan capital Caracas, voted unanimously and gave the right to host the event in Sochi.

“We expect the start of recruiting participants to be given at youth educational forum “Eurasia”, which will be held from 7 to 11 September in Orenburg on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin”, — told Pospelov.

According to him, is expected to involve 30 thousand people from about 140 countries, and foreign participants can be up to 10 thousand.

Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2015, the Federal Agency for youth Affairs instructed to organize the work on promotion of the application of the Russian Federation as the host country of the XIX world festival of youth and students in 2017. The application was filed including the world Federation of democratic youth (WFDY) (main organizer of the festival) the Russian young Communist League (Komsomol), the young Communist League of Russia, the Komsomol and the social-democratic Union of youth “Fair force”. The application also joined the national Council of youth and children’s associations and Russian Union of youth. The WFDY General Assembly in November 2015, has approved the Russian proposal. Previous, 18-th festival was held in December 2013 in the capital of Ecuador, Quito.

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