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.
- Our goal, each on a level of political management as well as the sports edifice, must.
- Good governance is not only the best move.
- The Deputy Minister of Tradition and Sports activity Georgios Vasileiadis, the part of the parliamentary.
- The musical parts of the wedding ceremony had been interpreted by Ms Kalliopi Veta, Ms Dora.
- The IOC Honorary Member Lambis Nikolaou conveyed the wants from the President of the Worldwide Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach,.
The Period which will be concluded on the 1st of July will attend 153 young people from 88 countries. The Session’s main subject is: “Governance in Sport and the Olympic Movement” along with its unique topic: “Ethics, Training and Governance in the Olympic Movement”.
Countries The Session s main subject
The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports activity Georgios Vasileiadis, the member of the parliamentary group of New Democracy Anna Karamanli, the IOC Honorary Members Lambis Nikolaou as well as the former Master of Greece Constantine, the Vice President from the Worldwide Olympic Academy Athanassios Strigas together with the rest of the IOA Ephoria Associates, the Leader from the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos, the overall Assistant of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Manolis Kolympadis, the President from the Western Taekwondo Union Thanassis Pragalos, the ex Minister and HOC Fellow member Fani Petralia, HOC Associates, the top Priestess from the Olympic Flame Katerina Lechou, the choreographer from the Olympic Flame ceremonies Artemis Ignatiou, the Board Member of Stoiximan, sponsor from the IOA, Ioannis Spanoudakis, and several personalities from the sport, political and social world had been existing at the ceremony.
During the ceremony Mr Ser Miang Ng, Member of the International Olympic Committee for Singapore, was awarded the honorary variation “Olympia” as well as the National Olympic Academy of the Republic of Korea was granted the honorary variation “Athena”. Furthermore, Mr Gordon Tang was honored using the honorary variation “Athlon Megalis Choregias” for his assistance towards the work from the IOA.
Was granted the honorary variation
The IOA Leader, Mr Michael Fysentzidis, underlined within his conversation: “Dear individuals, it is apparent that good governance in the Olympic Movement is reflected in its visions, suggestions, structures and operations, and concerns us all! Allow us to keep in mind! Specifically for you, younger decades, good governance must be an existence-long issue. You are the way forward for the Olympic Movement. The Olympic Movement depends on you, attempting to foster it whenever you go back to your nation.
This sacred website, where we discover ourselves today, is the cradle of democracy and of respect for human being pride. Allow us to therefore be inspired by this website and consider the area and scenery, which through its silence teaches the centuries-old worth of democracy, great order and virtue. From the base of my cardiovascular system I wish a really enjoyable stay in Athens as well as in Olympia and I am certain that your involvement in this period will shed light on the numerous areas of enquiry into great governance in the Olympic Motion.”
Cradle of democracy and
The IOC Honorary Member Lambis Nikolaou conveyed the wishes from the Leader of the Worldwide Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, for the works of the 57th Session, and said: “Through Olympic Plan 2020, its strategic roadmap for its long term, the Olympic Motion, is addressing these expectations from culture.
Long term the
The reforms of Olympic Plan 2020 focus on 3 main pillars: sustainability, trustworthiness and youngsters. The last two pillars would be the most relevant to our existence here. For just about any sports activity business, trustworthiness starts with living as much as the specifications we looking for other people. If we expect moral behavior on the field of play, we should demonstrate ethical actions in our routines.
Good governance is not just the best thing to do; it is crucial for your long term viability of the Olympic Movement. This is why good governance is currently part of the Fundamental Principles of Olympism.”
Do it is
The Deputy Minister of Tradition and Sport Georgios Vasileiadis underlined: “The sports motion is constantly gaining impetus amply proving that sports activity is instrumental in helping a person to develop.
Our aim, each on a degree of political leadership and the sports activities edifice, should be to arrange structures in the perfect manner, so that their operation facilitates involvement in sports, whether for residents exercising amateur sports activities, or higher level expert athletes.
And the sports activities
Improving problems implies a accountable and consistent sports policy that goodies sports being a residing being; capitalises on its human being sources whatsoever amounts; connects significance to instructing its associates and corrects what is incorrect.”
The President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos also addressed the individuals and noted: “Dear participants, you possess an excellent chance to begin, right here, from Greece and the International Olympic Academy, a common dialogue about ethics, education and great governance in the Olympic movement. The prestigious professors who can be around you for the following two weeks will provide you with a completely-fledged framework by which to begin your discussions and kindle your creative thinking.
I think that all of yourself, who can take part in the works of the 57th Session in the miracle location known as Olympia and International Olympic Academy, will be influenced by the subject of this year’s session. Most importantly, it is up to you to demonstrate that Sports activity and Olympism will not be merely competition, but a philosophy of life, an extensive value-based program for any much better present and way forward for humanity.” Gordon Tang
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The music areas of the ceremony were construed by Ms Kalliopi Veta, Ms Dora Loizou and Mr Manolis Skoulas who were combined with the Ancient greek Songs Workshop of the Municipality of Athens underneath the conduction of Mr Angelos Ilias. The Choir of the Industrial Financial institution of Greece construed the Olympic Anthem and the Nationwide Anthem of Greece under the conduction of Mr Stavros Beris.
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- The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports activity Georgios Vasileiadis underlined: “The sports motion is continuously gaining impetus amply.
- I think that all of yourself, who can participate in the works of the.
- Enhancing conditions indicates a responsible and steady sports plan that goodies sports activities being a residing becoming; capitalises on.