World Youth Festival 2024 Presentation Enlightens Students at the University of Delhi
An enlightening presentation of the World Youth Festival 2024 was held on October 18, 2023, at the Department of Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian Studies, University of Delhi. The event, organized through the collaborative efforts of the Department of Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian Studies, University of Delhi, the International Youth Edu-Skills Foundation (IYES Foundation), and the Department for Interaction with Countries of Asia and Africa of the ANO "Directorate of the World Youth Festival," brought together over 70 enthusiastic students of Delhi University.
The program, held in the Audio-visual Room (Room no. 30), First floor, Tutorial Building Complex, Delhi, featured an array of speakers who shared valuable insights and opportunities for the international youth.
The event saw participation from esteemed delegates, including:
Nikita Tushev, Expert Mentor of Rosmolodezh-Grants, General Producer of Ostro Creative Solutions Studio.
Alisa Malchenko, Consultant of the International Activities Department of Rosmolodezh.
Victor Gorelykh, Head of Education Cooperation Development, Russian House (RCSC Delhi).
Rahul Sharma, Director Regional and International Projects, International Youth Edu-Skills Foundation (IYES Foundation).
The event at the Department of Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian Studies, University of Delhi, commenced with a warm welcome address by Ms. Anju Rani, Assistant Professor, who set the tone for an enlightening gathering of students and esteemed guests. Her introduction paved the way for an engaging program that promised valuable insights and opportunities for the attendees.
Dr. Suman Beniwal, in charge of the Russian Section, then took the stage to provide a brief but essential introduction to the distinguished delegates present. This step ensured that the audience had a clear understanding of the accomplished individuals who were about to share their knowledge and expertise.
Ms Alisa Malchenko, Consultant of the International Activities Department of Rosmolodezh, took the floor to deliver a captivating presentation on the World Youth Festival and the activities of Rosmolodezh. Her insights into the various initiatives for international youth, including the "Eurasia Global" BRICS Youth Camp, were not only informative but also inspiring for the participants, shedding light on the opportunities available to them.
Mr. Victor Gorelykh, Head of Education Cooperation Development at the Russian House in New Delhi (RCSC Delhi), addressed the audience and provided a glimpse into the ongoing programs and scholarships for Indian students in Russia, which are accessible through the online portal www.educationinrussia.com. His words highlighted the exciting prospects for students to pursue their education in Russia.
A question-and-answer session with Ms Alisa Malchenko & Mr Rahul Sharma provided students with the opportunity to engage with the delegates, seek clarifications, and gain further insights into the presented topics. This interactive segment fostered a deeper understanding of the opportunities available to them.
The event concluded with two heartfelt votes of thanks. First, Mr. Rahul Sharma, Director of Regional and International Projects at the International Youth Edu-Skills Foundation (IYES Foundation), expressed his gratitude and emphasized the benefits of participating in the World Youth Festival 2024 and pursuing education in Russia, drawing from his personal experience to inspire the students.
Ms. Anju Rani, Assistant Professor at the Department of Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian Studies, University of Delhi, also extended her thanks, ensuring that the event concluded on a positive note.
A group photograph marked the end of the event, capturing a moment of shared learning and inspiration. The distinguished delegates, including Nikita Tushev, Alisa Malchenko, Victor Gorelykh, and Rahul Sharma, left an indelible mark on the students, enriching their understanding of international opportunities and education prospects.
The presentation was a resounding success, fostering greater awareness among students about the enriching experiences and educational prospects that the World Youth Festival 2024 and Russia have to offer. It provided a platform for interaction, learning, and inspiration, leaving the students with a deeper understanding of the international opportunities available to them.
About "World Youth Festival 2024":
An ambitious and globally significant event to be held in Russia by the Decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin. This festival, set to be the largest youth gathering in the world, is scheduled to take place from March 1 to 7, 2024, with a regional program for selected participants spanning from March 10 to 17, 2024, across 26 cities in Russia. The festival will be hosted at the prestigious Sirius Federal Territory in Sochi, Russia.
This monumental festival will unite more than 180 countries, representing all regions of the world, providing an unparalleled opportunity to connect with like-minded peers, make new friends from across the globe, and engage in a wide range of activities. The participants include 10,000 Russians, 10,000 foreigners, and a children's program encompassing 1,000 teenagers, equally divided between Russian and international participants.
Objectives of the Festival:
The Festival's primary objectives include creating long-term relationships between young people from all over the world and fostering cooperation and a balance of interests to build a just, multipolar world.
Criteria for Participation:
Participants must be between 18 and 35 years old, including students and young professionals from various fields, such as international relations, entrepreneurship, science, culture, sports, mass media, charity, and volunteering. Their selection process will involve the creation of a motivational letter/essay & video, and an online video interview.
Criteria for children's programs:
A special children's program will welcome 1,000 teenagers, including 500 from Russia and 500 from abroad, aged 14 to 17. Their selection process will involve a test, the creation of a motivational video resume, and an online video interview. These young representatives of children's organizations and associations will enjoy a wide range of activities organized by Sirius and the Russian Movement of Children and Youth, "Movement of the First."
Conditions of Participation:
The Festival will provide food and accommodation for participants, offer a simplified visa regime, and waive state fees. The Festival Directorate is actively working to streamline logistics for international participants.
A Platform for Dialogue and Mutual Understanding:
The "World Youth Festival 2024" will host 20,000 young Russian and foreign leaders from diverse fields, fostering dialogue and mutual understanding, and transcending nationality, political views, and cultural differences.
Participants embrace their responsibility and readiness to implement practical solutions for a more just world, while the Festival will spark new friendships and cultural enrichment, contributing to mutual understanding.
Join the Movement:
The "World Youth Festival 2024" offers a unique chance to be part of history, join like-minded passionate young people, and work together to build a more inclusive and just world.
Be a part of history and join like-minded passionate young people!
For more information about the "World Youth Festival 2024," please visit: www.fest2024.com/en
About the Organizations:
Federal Agency on Youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh): A federal executive body coordinating youth policy and creating equal conditions for the self-realization of young people.
Directorate of the World Youth Festival: The specialized body created for hosting the World Youth Festival in 2024 in Sochi, Russia.
The International Youth Edu-Skills Foundation (IYES Foundation): is a not-for-profit, non-commercial and non-government youth organization registered under the charitable Indian Trusts Act, 1882, Government of India. IYES Foundation aims to empower and motivate youth through education, skills, employment, and entrepreneurship and involve young people to solve the world’s toughest problems with their full potential and work towards building a brighter future and achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. IYES Foundation has organized various programs and realized projects in the interest of youth. The Foundation also became one of the winners of the international award “We are Together” in 2021 for organizing a humanitarian project "COVID Help Store". www.iyesf.com
The Department of Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian Studies: is a part of the Faculty of Arts, North Campus, University of Delhi. It offers Full-time and Part-time Courses in various languages of the Slavonic and Finno-Ugric group of languages: Russian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Polish, and Hungarian. The Department owes its origin to the creation of the Department of Russian Language in 1946.