Donetsk, Oct 13 – DAN. Members of DPR Young Republic Organization and representatives of the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Tourism shall take part in the World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi, the press secretary of the organization Evgenia Pagu told DAN.

"We are going to the WFYS in Sochi for the first time, our delegation comprises 100 people from the Ministry of Youth and the Young Republic Organization," she said.

Overall, 20 thousand young people will take part, aged from 18 to 35, from 150 countries of the world.

The Festival will bring together journalists, IT specialists, leaders of youth movements and parties, entrepreneurs, teachers and foreigners who study Russian.

The event houses several discussion grounds for scientific, cultural, political and sport aspects.

The world-famous speaker Nick Vujicic, director general of WWF Marco Lambertini, Google's public policy & government relations emerging markets director Doron Avni, French writer Frédéric Beigbeder, FIFA's director general Fatma Samura and other celebrities are to speak in front of the festival participants.

The WFYS is to close on October 21.*ot