19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi, Russia.
During the opening ceremony youth leaders from various parts of the globe presented the key themes of the festival – science, environment, energy, education, overcoming poverty and information technologies. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who attended the opening ceremony, gave an official start to the festival.
There were around 30000 participants from 185 countries.
Some of the performers were: OneRepublic, Dima Bilan, Sergey Lazarev, Niusha, Teona Dolnikova, Tomachevy, Julia Parshuta, Oleg Kondrakov and Aleksander Panayotov.
Equipment from the following manufaturers was used to put together this brilliant event: Claypaky, ROBE lighting, Martin Professional, SGM, Philips Vari-Lite, Swefog Technology Group AB, Swisson, HIGH END SYSTEMS #HOG 4, and American DJ.