Here are some photos of the 17th World Festival of Youth and Students occurring now in Pretoria. The photos are of the opening ceremonies.
Vietnam enters the stadium
The All-Canada delegation was just behind Vietnam.
After registration, delegations march into the festival grounds. Zimbabwe says it will never again be a colony.
Western Sahara received comment in the opening remarks by ANC youth leader Julius Malema as well as President Zuma.
Spain's delegates unite several socialist and communist youth organizations as well as other student groups.