Students from Ulyanovsk region to present a project to help young people with self-fulfillment in the region at iVolga 2.0

The major youth forum in the Volga Federal District started in the Samara region on 23 July. The event is held under the patronage of Igor Komarov, Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Volga Federal District.


The Ulyanovsk region's delegation came to the event on 22 July. It included students from universities and secondary specialized educational institutions, working youth, and two silver volunteers. Alexander Smekalin, Chairman of the regional Government, addressed participants the parting words.

“Today our region's team, which consists of 75 people, is going to iVolga. I am sure that young people will represent us to the best of their abilities. It is a great place to exchange experience between professional communities, as well as to learn new competences during master classes and trainings. Participants will be able to demonstrate their skills at the theatre festival and creative competitions. The projects that will be presented at the forum are very important and necessary for the region. I would like to pay attention to the project "Yaostayus73", which aims to create conditions for self-fulfillment of young people in the Ulyanovsk region. Its implementation will become a great gift from our youth to their fellow citizens. We, in turn, will provide the initiative will all necessary support. Our task is to help young people stay in the region so that they could build their future here. I wish participants good luck and fruitful work”, - he noted.

The programme of events includes trainings, mass cultural and  sport events. Participants will be able to choose one of ten thematic sessions: "Future science and education", "Agropolis", "Infogram", "PROsport", "Kulturnyj BOOM!", "You are an enterpreneur" ("Ty - predprinimatel"), "Youth team of the country" ("Molodezhnaya komanda strany"), "Pobedy strany - gordost pokoleniy", "Working is cool!" ("Trud krut!"), and "iVolga International". A competition of projects will become an important part of the forum. The most successful ones will receive federal or regional financing.

The Day of Ulyanovsk Region will take place within iVolga on 25 July. An art object "Gnezdo 2.0" will be placed at a special venue. Everyone will be able to watch a video about the region. The event will also feature a performance by the student's theater "Teatralnoe Privolzhie", which includes students from Ulyanovsk State Technical University led by Svetlana Sernova. Volunteers of the so-called silver generation will participate in the thematic session "Pobedy strany - gordost pokoleniy".

“I am going to iVolga to participate in "Youth team of the country", but I also want to visit other venues. I know that there will be a lot of interesting things at the forum. I hope to meet new people and represent my region as best as I can”, - said Anastasia Igosha, a member of the Ulyanovsk Region Youth Government.

In total, 2000 people from all regions of the Volga Federal District, 74 territorial subjects of the Russian Federation, and 10 CIS countries will take part in the forum.