The Lokobol — Russian Railways festival is one of the most important social projects of JSC Russian Railways and the largest in Russia.
The festival is held to popularize a healthy lifestyle among the young generation, to develop youth football in Russia, to strengthen friendly ties and cooperation between the subjects of the Russian Federation and other countries. More than 40,000 children from all regions of the Russian Federation, including the Chechen Republic, will take part in competitions to be held as part of the festival in 2022.
The organizers of the festival are JSC «Russian Railways», RFSO «Lokomotiv» and the Children’s Football League of Russia with the support of the football club «Lokomotiv».
This year the festival is dedicated to the Year of Folk Art and the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of the Russian Federation. A special program has been developed for the participants of the festival, which includes studying the customs, traditions, arts and crafts of the subjects of the Russian Federation, conducting relevant master classes, visiting thematic museums.