The 17th International Youth Festival of Musical Creativity “Earth Is Our Common Home”, Ekaterinburg, Russia

The 17th International Youth Festival of Musical creativity “Earth is our common home” was held from 25 to 30 April in the Ural in order to support the development of artistic initiatives teenagers and youth and creates conditions to meet their needs for self-actualization. The Festival was held by the Sverdlovsk State Children’s Philharmonic Society in cooperation with the Ural-Siberian Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations with the support of the Governor of the Sverdlovsk Region.

This year the festival gathered more than 500 participants from 10 countries and various regions of Russia. Members of the UNESCO Clubs movement from China, Tunisia, and India took part in the Festival.