Budapest to host presentation of first Baku European Games 2015

  20 February 2015    Read: 566
Budapest to host presentation of first Baku European Games 2015
The Hungarian capital Budapest will host the presentation of the Baku 2015 First European Games, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan Republic said Feb.20.
Azerbaijani Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov, who is on a visit to Hungary, on Feb. 20 will present the carried out work on the process of preparation for the first European Games, implemented under the leadership of the First Lady of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the Baku 2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva.

The presentation will tell about culture, history and traditions of Azerbaijan. Footage of preparations for the upcoming European Games 2015 in Baku will also be shown, said the ministry.

The event will be attended by diplomatic representatives of various countries in Hungary, government officials, members of parliament and reporters.

Guests will have the opportunity to become familiar with the Azerbaijani cuisine, and the leaflets, souvenirs and magazines devoted to the first European Games will be handed out within the framework of the exhibition.

The event will be concluded by the concert.

Baku 2015 is the first ever European games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent which will take place on June 12-28, 2015.

There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.

Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.

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