Mission of the program
To familiarize the SWY alumni with the Russian culture and contribute to sustainable society.
Goals of the program
- familiarize participants with Russian way of life, historic and cultural traditions and values;
- promote understanding, netwroking and cooperation of the youth from SWY participating countries;
- develop leadership skills of the program participants;
- implement volunteer projects in the cities of visit.
Goals of the program
All participants will be a part of an educational and cultural program «Explore your own Russia!», in order to learn more about the Russian culture and the language, to learn to make Russian souvenirs and to create youth projects between participants.
All participants will be split into 4 teams and assigned a topic. The teams will work on their topics during the trip running a blog with photos, videos, texts and in any other possible ways to express their ideas. The outcome of the whole trip will be 4 fully completed projects presented in Vladivostok.
July 30th – August 18th 2017
Moscow – Kazan
Kazan – Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg – Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk – Irkutsk
Irkutsk – Ulan-Ude
Ulan-Ude — Vladivostok
Participants arrive in Moscow on their own prior to the program start date. The participants are responsible for their departure from Vladivostok to respective countries.
Schedule of program
|30.07.2017||Meeting in Moscow, sightseeing tour|
|31.07.2017||Activities in Moscow according to the project|
|02.08.2017||Activities in Kazan according to the project|
|04.08.2017||Check-in in Yekaterinburg, sightseeing tour|
|05.08.2017||Activities in Yekaterinburg according to the project|
|07.08.2017||Activities in Novosibirsk according to the project|
|09.08.2017||Lake Baikal trip|
|12.08.2017||Activities in Ulan-Ude|
|13.08.2017||Train Ulan-Ude — Vladivostok|
|16.08.2017||Check-in in Vladivostok, sightseeing tour|
|17.08.2017||Activities in Vladivostok according to the project, final presentation, farewell party|
|18.08.2017||Departures of the participants|
***Program is subject to some changes before May, 1, 2017
- 18-35 years of age;
- SWY alumni or a friend recommended by the SWY alumni;
- Motivation letter (500 words max);
- Completed application form
- Paid participation fee.
Selection procedure will be based on meeting the requirements and the participating countries balance.
Project topics RUSWY Train
20 intensive days to realize the project and present the outcomes of the work! Photo, video, storytelling, music, poems, architecture, environment, Russian soul. You can write us and suggest your own topic – just be creative and express your vision of Russia. You can choose between 4 topics and you will work in the team of 8 people.