The Opening Ceremony of the 57th International Session for Young Participants on the hill of the Pnyx
- The Session that will be concluded on the 1st of July will attend 153 young adults from 88.
- The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sport Georgios Vasileiadis, the part of.
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.
The Period which will be concluded on the 1st of July will go to 153 young people from 88 nations. The Session’s primary topic is: “Governance in Sports activity and the Olympic Movement” along with its unique subject: “Ethics, Education and Governance within the Olympic Movement”.
The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sport Georgios Vasileiadis, the member of the parliamentary group of New Democracy Anna Karamanli, the IOC Honorary Associates Lambis Nikolaou and the former King of Greece Constantine, the Vice President from the International Olympic Academy Athanassios Strigas together with the rest of the IOA Ephoria Associates, the Leader of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos, the overall Assistant from the Hellenic Olympic Committee Manolis Kolympadis, the President from the European Taekwondo Union Thanassis Pragalos, the ex Minister and HOC Fellow member Fani Petralia, HOC Members, the High Priestess of the Olympic Fire Katerina Lechou, the choreographer from the Olympic Fire ceremonies Artemis Ignatiou, the Board Member of Stoiximan, sponsor from the IOA, Ioannis Spanoudakis, and many personas from the sport, political and cultural planet had been present at the ceremony.
Anna Karamanli the IOC
During the wedding ceremony Mr Ser Miang Ng, Part of the Worldwide Olympic Committee for Singapore, was awarded the honorary variation “Olympia” as well as the National Olympic Academy from the Republic of Korea was awarded the honorary variation “Athena”. Additionally, Mr Gordon Tang was honored with the honorary variation “Athlon Megalis Choregias” for his support towards the work from the IOA.
The IOA Leader, Mr Michael Fysentzidis, underlined within his conversation: “Dear individuals, it really is apparent that great governance within the Olympic Movement is reflected in its visions, ideas, structures and operations, and issues us all! Let us not forget! Especially for you, the younger decades, great governance must be a life-lengthy concern. You happen to be way forward for the Olympic Motion. The Olympic Movement depends upon you, working to foster it whenever you return to your country.
Its visions ideas
This sacred website, where we discover ourselves today, is the cradle of democracy as well as regard for human dignity. Allow us to therefore be influenced by this site and consider the area and scenery, which via its silence teaches the generations-old worth of democracy, great order and virtue. From the bottom of my cardiovascular system If only you a really enjoyable remain in Athens and in Olympia and I am sure that your involvement within this period will lose lighting around the numerous facets of enquiry into good governance within the Olympic Motion.”
The IOC Honorary Member Lambis Nikolaou communicated the wants from the President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, for your functions of the 57th Session, and said: “Through Olympic Plan 2020, its strategic roadmap for its long term, the Olympic Motion, is dealing with these expectations from culture.
The President of the International
The reforms of Olympic Plan 2020 concentrate on three main pillars: sustainability, trustworthiness and youth. The last two pillars are the most related to our presence right here. For just about any sport organisation, trustworthiness starts with residing as much as the standards we set for others. If we anticipate ethical behavior on the realm of perform, we should show ethical behavior in our routines.
Great governance is not only the right move to make; it is essential for your long-term viability of the Olympic Movement. This is why good governance is now area of the Fundamental Principles of Olympism.”
Right move to make it is
The Deputy Minister of Tradition and Sport Georgios Vasileiadis underlined: “The sports movement is constantly gaining impetus amply proving that sports activity is critical in helping a person to develop.
Our aim, both on a level of political management as well as the sports activities edifice, must be to arrange structures in the best possible manner, so that their operation facilitates involvement in sports activities, whether for residents exercising novice sports, or high level expert sports athletes.
Improving conditions indicates a responsible and steady sports plan that treats sports activities being a living being; capitalises on its human being sources at all amounts; attaches importance to instructing its members and corrects what exactly is wrong.”
Steady sports plan that treats sports activities
The President from the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos also dealt with the participants and noted: “Dear individuals, you have an outstanding opportunity to begin, right here, from Greece as well as the Worldwide Olympic Academy, a common dialogue about values, training and great governance within the Olympic movement. The eminent professors who will be with you for the next two weeks provides you with a completely-fledged structure from which to begin your conversations and kindle your innovative thinking.
I think that all of you, who can participate in the works from the 57th Period within the magic location known as Olympia and International Olympic Academy, is going to be inspired by the subject of this year’s period. Most importantly, it is up to you to demonstrate that Sports activity and Olympism will not be simply competition, but a approach of lifestyle, an extensive value-based system for any better present and future of humanity.” Gordon Tang
The music parts of the wedding ceremony were construed 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 under the conduction of Mr Angelos Ilias. The Choir from the Industrial Bank of Greece construed the Olympic Anthem and the National Anthem of Greece under the conduction of Mr Stavros Beris.
- The Deputy Minister of Tradition and Sport Georgios Vasileiadis.
- The Session that will be concluded around the 1st of July will attend 153.
- Our goal, both on a level of political leadership and the sports activities edifice, must be.