Diary of the festival
19 january 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the official start of preparation for the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students

Diary of the festival
19 january 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the official start of preparation for the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students

On January 19 on the official portal of legal information was published the Decree of President of the Russian Federation «On preparation and holding of the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students». For the purposes of preparation and holding of the Festival Vladimir Putin ordered to create the Organizing Committee of the WFYS 2017. The first Deputy head of the presidential administration Sergei Kiriyenko was appointed its Chairman.

In the near future within the work on popularization of the Festival is planned to conduct a number of federal and international events, among which are the presentation of the WFYS 2017 and thematic session within the ECOSOC Youth Forum in the UN Headquarters in New York on January 30-31.

By today in all regions of Russia are established the Regional Preparatory Committees which will be engaged in the formation of delegations of Russian participants. Since October 2016 the citizens of Russia and other countries can submit an application for participation in the Festival on the official website russia2017.com

Full text of the Decree