The meeting was held in the press conference mode under the leadership of the head of the main department of sports and tourism of the Grodno regional executive committee Oleg Andreichik. Licensed products, ticket sales, the “Flame of Peace” relay race - these and many other topics have become key.
– More than 4,000 athletes, 18,000 accredited participants, 23 disciplines, 10 days of intense struggle, bright opening and closing ceremonies, 199 sets of medals ... This will be a great event! - said Alexey Bogdanovich, Head of the Communications, Public Relations and Media Department of the Direction of the II European Games 2019 fund. – This is an event that everyone should pay attention to, because it has not only a sports, but also a cultural component.
For the first time in the European Games, the award ceremony in athletics will be held not at a sports facility, but in a fanzone near the Sports Palace. Those, by the way, will be three, including near the “Minsk-Arena” and “Chizhovka-Arena”. There will be presented activation by sports, a rich cultural program, Belarusian achievements in the field of art, IT-technologies ...
Alexey Bogdanovich focused on licensed products. According to him, there are already cases where businessmen, possibly not owning the law, use the II Euro-Games 2019 brand for commercial purposes. And, by the way, the symbols belong to the European Olympic committees and the organizing committee. He recommended everyone interested in selling souvenirs to contact by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The holding of the II European Games 2019 is a great opportunity to show our country to the whole world. It is noteworthy that from June 10 to July 10, ticket holders for games can enter Belarus without a visa. They plunge not only into the world of sports, but also get acquainted with our country.
Oksana Ivanova, head of the Grodno department of tourism at RUE “Centerkurort”, presented tourist packages - individual and group. This institution is the official tour operator of the II European Games 2019.