Международный день КВН
Annually on November 8 in the countries of the former USSR people celebrate the International day of CFI. It is an informal holiday of those who participates in Club of the Funny and Inventive. On November 8, 1961 the first game of CFI took place on TV. That time still nobody could assume that this TV-show would become the most popular on the Soviet and Russian television and would get the international status. Forty years later, in 2001, leader and the president of Club of the Funny and Inventive Alexander Vasilyevich Maslyakov suggested to celebrate day of the first game of KVN as "The international day of CFI".