The Zimbabwean delegation attending the 19th World Youth and Students Festival has arrived in the Russian city of Sochi.

The youths will join their other counterparts from across the globe where they will deliberate on issues which affect young people.

The festival is also a cultural exchange forum.

The youths from Zimbabwe are upbeat that they will have a great learning experience during the event which runs until the 24th of this month.

Over 25 000 youths from different parts of the world will take part at the event.