650 young athletes from 60 countries will participate in the V World Games of Young Compatriots

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From May 31 to June 6, 2019, the V World Games of Young Compatriots will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk. In previous years, the contest was held in Sochi and twice in Kazan. This year, young compatriots will get acquainted with the cultural and national traditions of the peoples of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug. 650 young athletes from 60 countries are expected to participate in the contest this year. Students from the UK are getting ready to take part in the Games for the second time.

Competitions in seven popular sports will be held in the framework of the Games: 3x3 basketball, futsal, volleyball, chess, table tennis, gymnastics and swimming. A special part of the sports programme will be dedicated to the Sambo Day. The special day will feature demonstration performances and master classes from renowned athletes as well as a film-lecture about the history of the sport.

Intellectual game “Dialogues in Russian” will traditionally take place during the tournament. Participants of the game will test their knowledge of Russian culture, literature, history, geography and Russian language. Throughout the event, volunteers of the Russian Language Ambassadors in the World programme will be working with young compatriots. Volunteers will use games, interactive classes and master classes to familiarize young compatriots with the world of Russian culture and language.

As part of the business programme of the V World Games of Young Compatriots, guests of honor and heads of delegations will take part in the V International Conference “Development of educational, cultural and scientific ties with compatriots living abroad. Contribution to the preservation of the Russian spiritual and cultural environment. ”

Based on VKSRS materials