The story of the World Festival of Youth and Students, begins in the summer of 1947 in Prague and is the largest event in collaboration with every progressive, democratic youth and worldwide students, against the politics of war, the exploitation and the oppression.
Through a variety of events such as sports games in several different sports, political seminars and conversations, concerts and other events took place the 11th festival in July 1978 in Cuba.
In the first shot, we see members of the delegations passing through lined up pioneers.
Afterwards, we are in a suburb of Havana, where a Cuban official is giving a speech.
We see a bag with the stickers CUBA’78, the symbol of the Festival, URUGUAY and CYPRUS 74-77. A general view of the countryside and a view of the road that is full of parked buses and cars.
Next, we see an event with an orchestra, singers and dancers, who present parts of the Cuban tradition.
There is an atmosphere of enthusiasm and participation from the spectators.