Today is the first competitive day at the world championship in professional excellence in Kazan. Participants from 63 countries have arrived, including Belarusians. Confectioners and designers, welders and hairdressers – a total of 56 professions are represented. To ensure that there are no failures during the competitions, the participants and experts spent several days preparing the working places. For convenience, teams brought their own tool boxes to the competitions. A large educational program is scheduled. The day before, the Belarusian team visited one of Tatarstan's gymnasiums.