In St. Petersburg will host a youth forum of compatriots

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty in fotobanka Petersburg. Archival photoIn St. Petersburg will host a youth forum of compatriots© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty the image Bank

Representatives of 44 countries will participate in the XI St. Petersburg youth forum, which opens Thursday at the Yusupov Palace.

«The event will be a 75 compatriots from 44 countries: Abkhazia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, great Britain, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Israel, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Kazakhstan, Canada, Cyprus, Kyrgyzstan, China, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, USA, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Finland, France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Sweden, Estonia and South Ossetia», — the city Committee for external relations, who organized the event with the support of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

At the youth forum will work 3 sections — «Art history», «Economics» and «media». In particular, under the art direction will be held creative workshops, master classes, lectures, and visits to the Faberge Museum, centre Mikhail Shemyakin and on a film Studio «Lenfilm».

Listeners of the section «Economy», in addition to meetings with the leading businessmen of the city will be able to present their start-up projects and to get acquainted with the city projects they could to promote abroad.

«Representatives of the foreign Russian-language media will present a new practical development of the St. Petersburg school of journalism. Also, the journalists will visit the St. Petersburg edition of the media — the newspaper «St. Petersburg diary», office social network «Vkontakte» and radio «FM Country», — said the foreign relations Committee.