11 The Bright Festival In Post-War Moscow

The Bright Festival In Post-War Moscow

Posted on January 13, 2013 by team

We are in Moscow 1957 when the city held the VI World Festival of Youth and Students which became one of the brightest events in the after-war history of the city, the symbol of  a new time beginning. 34 000 people from 131 countries came to Moscow then. Here we present some color photos of the event.

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The Swedish journalist poses on Red Square.


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11 Responses to “The Bright Festival In Post-War Moscow”

  1. skopeil says:

    india delegations outfit was awesome

  2. Jim-Bob says:

    WOW! that’s amazing! I never knew there was a pickup truck version of the GAZ Poebda!

  3. John P. says:

    Jim-Bob, I saw that pickup truck too!

  4. Birdy says:

    Glory days of communism!

  5. D says:

    Black socks and sandals? That Swiss monster!

  6. Otis R. Needleman says:

    Bet a lot of the US delegation had some challenging times when they went back home.

  7. CZenda says:

    Moskau, raz dva tri, Moskau, posmotri, pionery tam idut, pesni Leninu poyut

  8. (r)evolutionist says:

    “American delegates are singing at the stadium of Lenin.” Let’s hope the songs were: “Joe Hill,” “1913 Massacre,” and “The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti.”

  9. Harold says:

    Yummy gymnasts!!

  10. Wanderer says:

    I wonder who sponsored the American delegation. They dont look like trade unionists. Maybe a left wing students group?

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