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Youth from 190 countries applied for WYSF 2017

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Youth from 190 countries applied for WYSF 2017


Young people from 190 countries have applied to participate in 2017 World Festival of Youth and Students, RIA Novosti reports. According to organizers this is a record number during all the history of the festival movement.

The number of applications has exceeded 50 thousand and continues to grow despite that official deadline has expired in June. Applications that continue arriving will stay in reserve. As of now Russian speaking young people have sent more than 62 thousand applications.

The main events will take place in Sochi this fall. Moscow, Vladivostok, Kaliningrad, Sevastopol and many other cities will host 2017 World Festival of Youth and Students as well.

According to organizers, the festival has to serve as a ground for discussions on the most important subjects for the contemporary youth, including global terrorism, green house effect, hunger etc.

Let us remember, before Russkiy Mir has signed the agreement on cooperation with the festival's committee.

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