The WorldSkills National Championship in Kazan will open with a bright prolog at “Tatneft Arena”
May 20, Ksenia Shvetsova). Today the final of the WorldSkills national
championship begins in Kazan. Championship competitions will be held from 21 to
23 of May at the “Kazan Expo”, as well as at five mobile sites. 1500
contestants will take part in them, more than 14000 guests are expected. The
championship will open with a bright prolog in the ice palace “Tatneft Arena”.
The national championship will be a rehearsal for the world championship of
WorldSkills Kazan 2019, said Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, at the Business
of the national championship will be held according to the competencies of six
blocks of professions: construction, information and communication
technologies, creativity and design, production and engineering technologies,
services, as well as transport and logistics, said Ildar Shakirov, the deputy
head of the Executive Committee.
92 WorldSkills competencies will be presented at the sites, including 56 world
championship competencies, 48 WorldSkills Junior championship competencies and
another 26 WorldSkills “Skills of the wise 50+”. More than 1500 contestants
from 85 subjects of the country, more than 1500 experts and 1800 volunteers
will take part in the championship. More than 14000 guests will visit the
championship is open for everyone, it has already attracted the attention of
international participants. 164 competitors from 23 countries will visit it as
a training ground before the world one”, said I. Shakirov. In addition, more
than 20 thematic sessions are planned with the participation of representatives
of government bodies, enterprises and educational institutions as part of the
business program of the championship, he added. They will discuss the
preparation of the national team, personnel standards, industrial growth, the
results of the regional championship, the development of the expert community
and youth projects.
Executive Committee covers 5 competencies in the preparation for the
championship: floristics, cooking, confectionery, restaurant service, and
hairdressing. 14 contestants reached the finals.
will be able to watch the course of the championship, after registering and
receiving a ticket on the website tickets.worldskills.ru. On the same website,
you can see the program of the event.
ceremony of the national championship will also be held in the ice palace
“Tataneft Arena” on May 24.
national championship is the last stage in the selection of the Russian team
for participation in the world stage, said Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan.
“We hope that our Kazan children will show their skills, that the home
presence, fans, and all this will allow them to perform at the highest and
represent Russia in August at the world championship”, said the Mayor. “The
national stage is the rehearsal of the August world championship for us. It
promises to be the most widespread in terms of membership and coverage of
countries. I ask all those responsible to check everything once again, it must
be flawless in August. This is a systematic responsible organizational work as
part of a team with colleagues from the Government of the Republic under the
leadership of our President”.
of the national championship are the most large-scale professional skills
competitions among students of secondary vocational schools in the age of 16 to
22 years old. It contributes to the vocational guidance and implementation of
the best international practices in the national education system. This year,
“Skills of the wise 50+” professional skills competitions for specialists over
50 years old will also be held along with the main championship.
championship WorldSkills Kazan 2019 will be held from 22 to 27 of August. A
record number of contestants and experts in the entire history of the WorldSkills
movement will attend it: 1377 contestants from 67 countries of the world.