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Over 300 Belarusians to attend World Youth and Students Festival 2017 in Sochi

Sochi is getting ready to a grand event.

The city is to host the 19th World Youth and Students Festival 2017 in October.

More than 20 thousand participants from 150 countries. Belarus is to join the international event.

Talented and active in sports, science, culture, medicine - 300 young people will be representing Belarus. All the people representing Belarus are sure that the country has things to show.

Evgeny Tsyba, participant of World Youth and Students Festival 2017 in Sochi:
Belarus is a wonderful and great country. The country has good social potential, many talented people. There are great achievements in economy, in production, transport.

There are a lot of things we can demonstrate.

The most progressive young minds will gather at the festival. Among them is Maria Shelestova.

Maria Shelestova, participant of World Youth and Students Festival 2017 in Sochi:
The program is so fruitful that I cannot choose something particular for myself. Everything is interesting. Different seminars on economy, politics and so on.

To be honest, I would like to attend all of them in order to absorb as much information as possible.

The festival will be held in Russia for the first time in 30 years. Belarus is taking part not for the first time; it participated in the 1997 festival in Cuba and the 2005 festival in Venezuela.

The international event will last for more than one week. Each day of the festival will be dedicated to one of the planet’s continents.

It will be one of the largest forums in history.

Viktoria Khodosok, CTV:
There is little time left till the festival kicks off. More than 20 thousand young people from 150 countries will take part in it. The participants will meet in a friendly atmosphere and make new acquaintances.

Over 300 Belarusians to attend World Youth and Students Festival  2017 in Sochi