Monday, December 13, 2010

The XVII World Festival of Youth and Students starts in South Africa


The XVII World Festival of Youth and Students in South Africa will be inaugurated today with the presence of thousands of young people from around the world, especially Africa.

The inaugural event, which was confirmed with the presence of South African president, Jacob Zuma, will begin at 15:00 local time in the Mariffield stadium, which has a capacity for 48 thousand people. The rhythm and music of Cuba began to move on Sunday the anatomy of several delegates to 17th World Festival of Youth and Students, on the eve of the inauguration.

Source: Cubadebate

Fidel Castro: Message to the Participants at the 17th World Festival of Youth and Students (English Translation)

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JG: This Festival is the largest gathering of anti-imperialist youth and students. They are not motivated by the shop-till-you-drop mentality of worldwide capitalism. It is dedicated to Nelson Mandela and Fidel Castro.

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