Belarus has fielded one of the biggest delegations at the World Festival of Youth and Students. It has comprised 300 people. These are students and working youth - representatives of different public associations, including the BRSM Youth Union, the League of Youth Voluntary Service, the Belarusian National Scout Association, the Belarusian Association of the UNESCO Clubs. In Sochi Belarus is represented by journalists and athletes, participants and winners of art and intellectual competitions.
The World Festival of Youth and Students 2017, which is running though 22 October, is the largest youth event. Taking part in it are more than 20,000 people from different countries. The symbol of the festival is a colorful daisy, a symbol of the continuity of traditions, link between the generations, peace and unity of the international community.
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