Football without discrimination" lessons to be held in2018 World Cup host cities on November 16
World Cup ambassadirs and professional footballers will perform before the schoolchildren
All-Russian lesson "Football without discrimination" will be held in all the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ host cities on the International Day of Tolerance (November 16). The Russia-2018 LOC and the Federal Scientific and Methodological Center in the field of psychology and tolerance pedagogy will conduct lessons in more than 70 schools.
Students are waiting for an interactive program, including viewing a thematic film, individual and group assignments, discussions, case solving and much more.
The main goal of these lessons is to create an environment that is free from discrimination at all official events of the World Cup. Honorary guests, professional football players, as well as the 2018 World Cup ambassadors, among them the Russian Football Union anti-racism inspector Aleksey Smertin and singer Zara, will perform before the schoolchildren. The official mascot of the 2018 World Cup wolf Zabivaka™ will take part in the events.
Matches of the World Championship will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018 at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Sochi, Rostov-on-Don, Saransk, Volgograd, Kaliningrad and Ekaterinburg. The Final Draw of the tournament will be held in Moscow on December 1.