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19th World Festival of Youth and Students opened its doors for participants

16.10
2017

On October15, 19th World Festival of Youth and Students opened in Sochi.

This festival will host 20 thousand young professionals in different fields aged 18- 35 years old, from more than 180 countries.

Russian Anti-Doping Agency RUSADA holds anti-doping quiz “Play true” on its stand area along with other interactive activities on forming zero tolerance to doping.

Minister of Sport Pavel Kolobkov attended the RUSADA stand and commented that all young people participated in the quizzes with a positive attitude.

The festival opening ceremony took place in the evening of the same day in the Bolshoy Ice Palace of the Olympic Park. At the ceremony, Russian president Vladimir Putin gave a welcoming address to the forum participants.

The themes of the Sochi festival opening ceremony became the vital issues of environment protection, poverty, education, energy, information and science. Guest speakers from different countries told in the show about themselves and their personal contribution in making a difference in these areas.