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Youth United

How the World Youth Festival shapes our future

The World Youth Festival in Sochi, Russia, brings together over 20,000 participants from 188 countries. The idea of fostering a platform for global youth dialogue originated from the youth community. They pitched the concept to President Vladimir Putin of Russia, who endorsed it. With more than 300,000 young people worldwide applying to participate, the selection process identified 20,000 young leaders in education, science, international collaboration, culture, and philanthropy to attend the Festival.

Curious to learn more about the diverse perspectives shaping the Festival? How are these young leaders envisioning the future of education, science, and culture on a global scale? Join us as we delve into the vibrant atmosphere of the World Youth Festival in Russia. Explore the stories, aspirations, and transformative experiences of its participants.