Preparations are complete for next month’s staging of the second European Games in Belarus, delegates at the 40th European Olympic Committees Seminar were told here today.
The 2019 European Games Flame is set to cross the border into Belarus after a hectic eight days in which it had been carried by the oldest surviving Olympic champion and reached the highest point in Western Europe.
All facilities for the 2nd European Games will be ready by May 15, and the project remains on budget, the Belarus Prime Minister, Sergei Rumas, has announced.
The appeal for volunteers to work at the Minsk 2019 European Games attracted more than 24,000 applicants.
More than 250 dishes will be on the daily menu for athletes and coaches of the 2nd European Games, Yulia Kravchenko, head of catering at Minsk 2019, has revealed.
The Belarusian Government have announced their approval for the ticketing programme for the second European Games in Minsk.
Organisers of the second European Games in Minsk next year have announced that a Russian company, Art City 5, will partner with a Belarus creative team to produce the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
The second European Games to be held in Minsk next year are set to include four fan zones in and around the venues.
The National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus invited schoolchildren to their headquarters to attend an "Olympic lesson" as Minsk prepares to host the 2019 European Games.
Sergei Rumas, the Prime Minister of Belarus, has warned that "a lot more has yet to be done" in preparation for the second European Games in Minsk next year.