Diary of the Festival
18 february 2016

«Aspiration to the future and desire to work on a new level, in a new capacity» - Russian President Vladimir Putin about the forthcoming event

Vladimir Putin and representatives of Russian organizations - members of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY), national youth associations and student communities of several major universities of the country attended the meeting.

Diary of the Festival
18 february 2016

«Aspiration to the future and desire to work on a new level, in a new capacity» - Russian President Vladimir Putin about the forthcoming event

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the Bid Committee of XIX World Festival of Youth and Students on February 18 and told his vision about the main goal of the event.

Russia has repeatedly held the international forums, and has proven that can do it at the highest level. However, "To create conditions for the participants of this major event is important, but that is not enough," said Vladimir Putin. ”It is important to fill it with the best, interesting content, build discussions and activities that you will be planning in such way, that it could contribute to the achievement of the objectives for which those activities are held"

We held the Festival twice in the USSR in 1957 and in 1985. Vladimir Putin pointed out that our country led them successfully, showed itself open and ready to develop contacts and relationships at all levels

«I would really like to see this time how Russia shows its’ best qualities, achievements, aspirations for the future and a desire to work on a new level, in a new capacity, it would help, would make a noticeable, significant contribution to the development of youth movement», – said Russian President.