130 Vietnamese outstanding young people attend 2017 WFYS

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130 outstanding young people from Vietnam will participate in the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS) in Sochi, Russia, from October 14 to 22.

The announcement ceremony is held by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU)’s Central Committee in Hanoi on October 11.  (Photo: sggp)

The announcement ceremony is held by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU)’s Central Committee in Hanoi on October 11. (Photo: sggp)

Participants will take part in activities, such as a forum themed on the achievements of the October Revolution; the role of young people in the fields of labor, science and technology, culture, education, health, environment; and international solidarity and cooperation for peace, democracy and progress.
The Vietnamese delegation will also present to international friends Vietnam’s socio-economic achievements after over 40 years of reunification and over 30 years of its Doi Moi (Renewal) policy, and organize an exhibition promoting the land, history and people of the country at its display stall in the festival.
They will join bilateral exchanges and meetings including the high-level meetings with leaders of the Unions of Communist Youth of Laos, Cuba, Cambodia, China and Russia, and participate in art performance and sport games for Asia Pacific Day.
Launched in 1947, the World Festival of Youth and Students is held annually by the World Federation of Democratic Youth, uniting the people in the struggle against imperialism, for world peace, solidarity and social transformation.
This year’s event is expected to bring together 12,000 youths from more than 150 countries and territories worldwide.

By BICH QUYEN – Translated by Kim Khanh

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