The Opening Ceremony of the 57th International Session for Young Participants on the hill of the Pnyx
During a simple ceremony that preserves the traditions, the philosophy and the values of the Olympic spirit, the President of the International Olympic Academy Mr Michael Fysentzidis declared the opening of the works of the 57th International Session for Young Participants on the hill of the Pnyx.
- This sacred website, where we discover ourselves nowadays, is.
- Our goal, each on a degree of political leadership as well as the sports edifice, should be to arrange.
- During a simple ceremony that preserves the.
- The Deputy Minister of Tradition and Sports activity Georgios Vasileiadis underlined: “The sports activities motion.
The Session that will be concluded around the first of July will go to 153 young people from 88 nations. The Session’s main topic is: “Governance in Sport and the Olympic Movement” along with its unique topic: “Ethics, Education and Governance in the Olympic Movement”.
The Deputy Minister of Tradition and Sport Georgios Vasileiadis, the member of the parliamentary number of New Democracy Anna Karamanli, the IOC Honorary Members Lambis Nikolaou as well as the former King of Greece Constantine, the Vice President of the Worldwide Olympic Academy Athanassios Strigas together with the remainder of the IOA Ephoria Members, the Leader from the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos, the General Secretary from the Hellenic Olympic Committee Manolis Kolympadis, the Leader from the European Taekwondo Union Thanassis Pragalos, the ex Minister and HOC Member Fani Petralia, HOC Members, the top Priestess of the Olympic Fire Katerina Lechou, the choreographer of the Olympic Flame ceremonies Artemis Ignatiou, the Table Member of Stoiximan, sponsor from the IOA, Ioannis Spanoudakis, and many personas from your sport, political and social world were present in the ceremony.
Kolympadis the Leader
Throughout the wedding ceremony Mr Ser Miang Ng, Part of the International Olympic Committee for Singapore, was granted the honorary variation “Olympia” and the Nationwide Olympic Academy of the Republic of Korea was awarded the honorary variation “Athena”. Furthermore, Mr Gordon Tang was honored with the honorary variation “Athlon Megalis Choregias” for his assistance towards the work from the IOA.
Athlon Megalis Choregias
The IOA Leader, Mr Michael Fysentzidis, underlined in his conversation: “Dear participants, it really is apparent that great governance in the Olympic Movement is demonstrated in its visions, ideas, buildings and operations, and concerns us all! Allow us to keep in mind! Specifically for you, younger generations, good governance must be a life-lengthy issue. You are the way forward for the Olympic Movement. The Olympic Movement depends upon you, working to foster it when you return to your country.
This sacred site, in which we find ourselves nowadays, is the cradle of democracy and of respect for human being pride. Let us therefore be influenced with this site and contemplate the place and landscape, which via its silence teaches the generations-old worth of democracy, good purchase and virtue. From the bottom of my heart I wish you a very pleasant remain in Athens and in Olympia and I am certain that your participation within this session will shed lighting on the many areas of enquiry into good governance within the Olympic Motion.”
Cradle of democracy
The IOC Honorary Fellow member Lambis Nikolaou communicated the wants of the President of the Worldwide Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, for your functions of the 57th Period, and stated: “Through Olympic Plan 2020, its strategic roadmap for its future, the Olympic Motion, is addressing these expectations from culture.
The reforms of Olympic Plan 2020 focus on three primary pillars: sustainability, trustworthiness and youth. The final two pillars are the most related to our existence right here. For any sports activity business, credibility begins with living as much as the standards we looking for others. If we anticipate ethical behavior on the realm of play, we must demonstrate moral actions within our routines.
Great governance is not just the best thing to do; it is essential for your long term viability of the Olympic Motion. For this reason great governance is now part of the Fundamental Concepts of Olympism.”
The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports activity Georgios Vasileiadis underlined: “The sports movement is constantly gaining impetus amply demonstrating that sports activity is critical in assisting a person to develop.
Constantly gaining impetus
Our aim, each on a degree of governmental management as well as the sports activities edifice, must be to organise structures in the perfect manner, so that their procedure facilitates participation in sports activities, regardless of whether for citizens practicing amateur sports activities, or high level expert athletes.
Enhancing conditions implies a responsible and steady sports policy that goodies sports being a residing becoming; capitalises on its human being resources whatsoever amounts; connects importance to instructing its associates and corrects what is incorrect.”
The President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos also dealt with the participants and pointed out: “Dear participants, you possess an outstanding chance to commence, on this site, from Greece as well as the Worldwide Olympic Academy, a universal dialogue about values, education and good governance in the Olympic motion. The prestigious professors who will be around you for the following 2 weeks will provide you with a completely-fledged framework from which to begin your discussions and kindle your creative pondering.
I think that most of you, who will participate in the functions of the 57th Period in the miracle location known as Olympia and Worldwide Olympic Academy, will be inspired by the topic of this year’s period. Above all, it is perfectly up to you to prove that Sport and Olympism is not merely competition, but a approach of lifestyle, an extensive value-based program for any better present and future of mankind.” Gordon Tang
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The music parts of the ceremony had been interpreted by Ms Kalliopi Veta, Ms Dora Loizou and Mr Manolis Skoulas who were combined with the Ancient greek Music Workshop of the Municipality of Athens underneath the conduction of Mr Angelos Ilias. The Choir of the Industrial Bank of Greece construed the Olympic Anthem and the Nationwide Anthem of Greece underneath the conduction of Mr Stavros Beris.
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- The Period which will be concluded on the 1st of July will attend.
- The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports activity Georgios Vasileiadis, the part of the parliamentary group of.