World Youth Day

every year around the world, young people are widely celebrated their national holiday event. International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12, Russian boys and girls celebrate Russian Youth Day on June 27.

November 10 is World Youth Day which is set to commemorate the founding of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) (World Federation of Democratic Youth, WFDY). This event was held on October 29 — November 10, 1945 in London, the World Youth Conference.

This historic conference was convened at the initiative of the World Youth Council, which was established during the Second World War to fight against fascism. For the first time the conference brought together representatives of the international youth movement, which brings together more than 30 million young people of different political ideologies and religions, young people over 63 nationalities.

Since then, the international association of youth organizations — is the center of the international democratic youth movement, bringing together the youth of the world, without distinction of political and religious beliefs, race or ethnicity.

WFDY fighting for peace, youth rights, the independence of nations, international solidarity of the progressive youth against colonialism, neo-colonialism, fascism and racism.

The big holiday democratic molodezhiSamym known event held WFDY is a festival of youth and students. 1st World Festival of Youth and Students (1st World Festival of Youth and Students) was held in Prague in 1947 and gathered 17,000 participants.

Russia has twice been the country — the mistress of the festival.

6th World Festival of Youth and Students held in Moscow in 1957. Moscow in the same year took 34,000 participants from 131 countries. The motto of the festival were the words: For peace and friendship! (For Peace and Friendship!).

Also, Moscow hosted the 12th World Festival of Youth and Students in the summer of 1985. The festival, held under the slogan: For the anti-imperialist solidarity, peace and friendship! (For anti-imperialist Solidarity, Peace and Friendship!), Brought together 26,000 participants from 157 countries.