The 7th Innovative Youth Festival kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on November 8, attracting the participation of thousands of students.
The 2014 Festival, organised by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, aims to honour individuals with outstanding achievements in line with the “Innovative Youth” movement.

It also seeks to promote creativity among young people and encourage them to tackle new and difficult challenges in applying modern technologies.

According to the organising board, over 130 projects from 41 provinces were nominated for the two-day festival.

Many activities were planned to take place during the festival, such as seminars for the Innovative Youth participants to meet with scientists and managers within the field, as well as informative conferences and display of products.

The event is expected to receive over 20 thousands visitors, mostly students.-VNA