300 people to represent Belarus at 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi

300 people to represent Belarus at 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi

On October 13 the Belarusian delegation headed for Sochi to participate in the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students.

Belarus is being represented by 300 activists.

Among them are leaders of youth organizations, the best students and true professionals.

Sergei Grishevich, participant:
The festival is an event which will give energy, so that when we return home, we will be able to make the plans and projects created at the festival come true.

Roman Rol, participant:
The mood is positive. Only positive, because we are representing Belarus. The responsibility on us is big.

Vasily Zharko, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus:
Some 300 people will be representing Belarus, they deserve to be representing Belarus where they will meet with colleagues. I want to wish them a good trip and good time at the festival and to return home healthy.

The Festival of Youth and Students will soon be celebrating its 70th anniversary.

This time Sochi will gather 20 thousand participants from 150 countries.