The Russian delegation, headed by Sergei Popelov, met with representatives of the Union of Young Communists of Cuba and the press service of the Federal Youth Agency.
The first Secretary of the Union of Union of Unity, Krespo Bakero, spoke about the number and interests of Cuban youth. She said that there were over 300,000 citizens between the ages of 14 and 18 living in the Republic, and 130,000 were students.
“Notely, 66 per cent of Cuban graduates are girls. The main areas of activity in which Cuban youth are involved include the legal and productive sectors, the development of youth entrepreneurship”, she said.
The idea of holding the International Youth and Students Festival in Russia was supported by Mr. Krespo Bakero.
In turn, Sergei Pospelov emphasized that the holding of the festival in Russia is a significant development in the history of our country.
“We are pleased that our application was supported. The International Festival, an important event not only for Russian youth, but also for the world ' s youth, noted the head of the agency.