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Plekhanov University holds Family financial festival
20 May
Campus news

On May 18 2019, Plekhanov University held Family financial festival, gathered over 2,5 thousand people. There were 80 financial literacy themed events for participants.

 

The festival closed V All Russian week of financial literacy for children and youth, organized by Ministry of Russia within the project “Promotion of financial literacy of the population and development of financial education in the Russian Federation".

 

The festival site was organized by the city of financial literacy with its own festival currency, TV and infrastructure: bank, library, school, university, and park. Every year the territory of the city increases – this time it was 4 thousand square meters. This time the participants were able to visit the airport, the mathematical game library and the cosmodrome.

 

The Uma2rman band singer Vladimir Kristovskiy shared his secrets of family budget planning at the master-classes.

 

"Now young people are mastering technologies, catching trends incomparably more actively and effectively than the older generation. Our task is to give them financial knowledge, to teach a responsible attitude to money at an early age. We are confident that the Family financial festival brings real benefits to students and young people, and we continue to work on the growth of financial literacy in our country", – said the Director of the Department of international financial relations of the Ministry of Finance of Russia Andrey Bochkarev.

 

 

Family financial festival is the first event in Russia, directed to the improvement of financial literacy in families. It is held twice a year with the support of Ministry of Finance of Russia. The festival consists of lectures, master-classes, financial games room, quests and team intellectual games. The festival is part of Global Money Week, an international event that annually gathers over 7 million children from 137 countries.