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YMCA Russia`s Program Festival III

The Festival’s motto is: Communication > Inspiration > Development

Category: National movements events
Date: 23rd August 2017 - 28th August 2017
Place: Moscow region, Russia

We are happy to announce the 3rd Program Festival of YMCA Russia, which will be held on August 23-28, 2017 in Moscow region. This event will unite nearly 200 participants from all local YMCAs in Russia and representatives of our international YMCA partners. YMCA Russia warmly welcomes you and your colleagues to take part in the Festival and share the joy of YMCA togetherness, creativity and mutual support!

The age of participants is 16 years and over.
The venue of the Festival - recreation center "The Green Island", one hour drive from Moscow.
The Festival's motto is: Communication > Inspiration > Development

We see the Festival as a bright and inspiring event with special welcoming atmosphere, which will make for:

  • Building new friendships and working links between YMCA staff and volunteers;
  • Exchange of best practices of programs for kids, youth and families;
  • Promotion of volunteerism and community service,
  • Extending international partnerships and youth exchange;
  • Sharing motivation and energy for further YMCA growth and promotion.

Later, an overview of the Festival's program and information will be published, on a chance to organize workshops, master-classes, seminars, and presentations.

Financial conditions:
Participation fee per person (accommodation in double-rooms) is:

  • USD 150 (registration before April 30, 2017)
  • USD 170 (registration from May 1 to July 31, 2017)
  • Fee includes transfer Moscow - Fes-tival site - Moscow, accommodation, meals and all program during the Festival;
  • International participants will also need to pay for Russian visa and return airfare to Moscow.

Travel dates: recommended time of arrival to Moscow (Wednesday, August 23) - before lunch; depar-ture from Moscow (Monday, August 28) - late afternoon or evening.

For those who need the Russian visa, we will provide the letter of invitation and other supporting documents. Please note that by your request we can organize additional program (sightseeing in Moscow and Central Russia, visiting Russian YMCAs, stay at the Russian YMCA outdoor Center "Dacha"); please let us know about your interest and we will provide a more detailed information for you. We will certainly try to make the cost of additional program as low as possible.

We kindly invite you to share this information among you members. You can register for the Festival at https://goo.gl/CGGhbE.
Please contact YMCA Russia (ymca@ymca.ru) in case you have questions.

We look forward to having a great Festival together with you!