“Football lessons” for foreigners held in Nizhny Novgorod

Students of the International Summer School "Russian Summer" participated in the event
01 August 2016
Football lesson dedicated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia was held in Nizhny Novgorod for foreign students and visitors of the city. The event was organized within the framework of the International Summer School "Russian Summer".

Every summer, the largest Nizhny Novgorod universities open their doors to foreign students creating international schools. This year more than 100 students from Angola, the United Kingdom, Germany, India, Spain, China, Malaysia, the Netherlands, South Korea, Singapore, Slovakia, the United States, Turkmenistan, France, Czech Republic and Equatorial Guinea visited the school.
The Committee of Foreign Economic and Interregional Relations of Nizhny Novgorod City Administration held a presentation of the city for the Summer School students, and spoke about the preparations for the 2018 World Cup.

Football lessons were also held in the international camp “Lazurny”. Guests of public youth organizations and educational institutions of Russia, Israel, China, Taiwan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Belarus, as well as international delegation of Nizhny Novgorod State University, which included students from Colombia and Laos, participated in the international session, held under the motto "Building friendship bridges".

As part of the "Russia Day", opened by the Nizhny Novgorod region Governor Valery Shantsev, young people from around the world talked to the Nizhny Novgorod 2018 World Cup Volunteer Center staff about the volunteer program. According to the governor, during the World Cup everybody will be able to find work. “Of course, we need volunteers with different levels of training and knowledge. The most important thing for everyone without exception is a desire to learn and grow. And I can see it - everyone is interested in the volunteer program, everyone is asking about it, and we are ready to provide the opportunity," the governor said.