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More Than 90,000 to Visit World Youth Festival 2024

© Фотохост-агентство РИА Новости / Go to the mediabankThe "Russia" exhibition. Presentation of the uniform for the World Youth Festival
The Russia exhibition. Presentation of the uniform for the World Youth Festival - Sputnik India, 1920, 20.02.2024
The World Youth Festival will be held from March 1-7 on the Russian federal territory of Sirius, established by the decree of President Vladimir Putin .
More than 90,000 people will attend the World Youth Festival 2024, said Ksenia Razuvaeva, head of the Russian Federal Agency for Youth Affairs.
"Twenty thousand participants are, of course, not the only ones arriving at the festival. In total, we have identified about 18 client groups - experts, guests, volunteers, partners, journalists, representatives of the media community, various service stuff, organizers. In total, more than 90,000 participants and guests will be at the festival," Razuvaeva said at a press conference at the Rossiya Segodnya International Press Center.
Sergey Pershin, program director for the World Youth Festival 2024, said at the press conference that the main idea of the festival is to create a platform for building connections between young and active people from all over the world, so that they can discuss how to build a future world.
"The festival itself is a great meeting platform for the youth around the world… Throughout its history, our country has been home to a large number of completely different people of various traditions, culture, religion and people with different faiths… I want to note that values and ideas that our country defends today, evolves a lot of interest worldwide," Pershin added.
He clarified that the festival is intended to show the guests the development opportunities that exist in Russia.
Earlier, Sergey Kiriyenko, first deputy head of the president's administration, said that applications for the World Youth Festival 2024 have been submitted from 188 countries, and Russia will receive more than 10,000 foreign guests.
Sputnik is an international information partner of the World Youth Festival 2024.
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