The Opening Ceremony of the 57th International Session for Young Participants on the hill of the Pnyx
- I think that most of you, who will take part in the functions from the 57th Session within.
- The IOC Honorary Member Lambis Nikolaou conveyed the wishes from the Leader of the International.
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 that will be concluded on the 1st of July will go to 153 young people from 88 nations. The Session’s primary subject is: “Governance in Sports activity and the Olympic Movement” and its unique subject: “Ethics, Training and Governance within the Olympic Movement”.
The Deputy Minister of Tradition and Sport Georgios Vasileiadis, the part of the parliamentary group of New Democracy Anna Karamanli, the IOC Honorary Associates Lambis Nikolaou and the previous King of Greece Constantine, the Vice President of the Worldwide Olympic Academy Athanassios Strigas along with the remainder of the IOA Ephoria Associates, the Leader from the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos, the General Secretary of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Manolis Kolympadis, the Leader of the Western Taekwondo Union Thanassis Pragalos, the ex Minister and HOC Member Fani Petralia, HOC Members, the top Priestess from the Olympic Flame Katerina Lechou, the choreographer from the Olympic Fire ceremonies Artemis Ignatiou, the Board Part of Stoiximan, sponsor from the IOA, Ioannis Spanoudakis, and many personalities from the sports activity, political and social planet were present at the wedding ceremony.
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During the wedding ceremony Mr Ser Miang Ng, Part of the International Olympic Committee for Singapore, was awarded the honorary variation “Olympia” and the Nationwide Olympic Academy of the Republic of Korea was granted the honorary variation “Athena”. Furthermore, Mr Gordon Tang was honored with the honorary variation “Athlon Megalis Choregias” for his assistance to the work from the IOA.
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The IOA President, Mr Michael Fysentzidis, underlined in his speech: “Dear participants, it is apparent that great governance within the Olympic Motion is reflected in the visions, suggestions, buildings and procedures, and issues us all! Allow us to keep in mind! Especially for you, the younger decades, great governance should be a life-long concern. You happen to be future of the Olympic Motion. The Olympic Movement depends upon you, attempting to foster it when you return to your nation.
This sacred website, where we find yourself nowadays, is the cradle of democracy as well as regard for human being dignity. Allow us to consequently be inspired with this site and contemplate the place and scenery, which through its silence shows the centuries-old value of democracy, great purchase and virtue. From the bottom of my heart If only a very pleasant stay in Athens as well as in Olympia and I am sure that your involvement in this session will lose light around the many areas of enquiry into great governance within the Olympic Motion.”
The IOC Honorary Member Lambis Nikolaou communicated the wants of the Leader from the Worldwide Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, for your works from the 57th Period, and stated: “Through Olympic Agenda 2020, its tactical roadmap for its long term, the Olympic Motion, is dealing with these expectations from society.
Wants of the Leader from the
The reforms of Olympic Plan 2020 concentrate on 3 main pillars: sustainability, trustworthiness and youngsters. The last two pillars would be the most related to our presence right here. For just about any sport organisation, credibility begins with living up to the standards we looking for other people. If we anticipate ethical actions on the realm of play, we should show ethical actions in our routines.
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Great governance is not just the best move to make; it is crucial for the long-term viability from the Olympic Movement. For this reason great governance is currently part of the Essential Concepts of Olympism.”
The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sport Georgios Vasileiadis underlined: “The sports activities movement is continuously gaining impetus amply demonstrating that sport is instrumental in assisting an individual to develop.
Of Culture and Sport
Our aim, both on a degree of governmental management and the sports activities edifice, should be to arrange structures in the best possible way, so that their operation facilitates participation in sports activities, regardless of whether for citizens exercising novice sports, or higher level professional sports athletes.
Improving problems implies a responsible and steady sports plan that goodies sports being a residing being; capitalises on its human being sources at all amounts; connects significance to educating its members and corrects what is incorrect.”
The President from the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos also addressed the individuals and noted: “Dear participants, you possess an outstanding chance to begin, on this site, from Greece as well as the Worldwide Olympic Academy, a universal conversation about values, education and great governance within the Olympic movement. The prestigious teachers who can be with you for the next two weeks will provide you with a completely-fledged framework by which to begin your discussions and kindle your innovative thinking.
I believe that most of you, who can participate in the works from the 57th Session in the magic place known as Olympia and International Olympic Academy, will be inspired by the topic of this year’s session. Most importantly, it is up to you to definitely prove that Sports activity and Olympism is not merely competition, but a approach of lifestyle, an extensive worth-dependent system for a much better existing and way forward for humanity.” Gordon Tang
Session in the magic place
The music parts of the wedding ceremony had been construed by Ms Kalliopi Veta, Ms Dora Loizou and Mr Manolis Skoulas who were combined with the Greek Songs Work shop from the Municipality of Athens underneath the conduction of Mr Angelos Ilias. The Choir from the Commercial Financial institution of Greece interpreted the Olympic Anthem and the Nationwide Anthem of Greece under the conduction of Mr Stavros Beris.
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- The reforms of Olympic Agenda 2020 focus on 3 primary pillars: sustainability, credibility and youth..
- The Opening Ceremony of the 57th International Session for Young Participants on the hill of the Pnyx.
- Throughout the ceremony Mr Ser Miang Ng, Part of the Worldwide Olympic.
- I think that all of you, who will take part in the works of.
- Improving conditions implies a responsible and consistent sports policy.
- This sacred site, where we find ourselves today, is definitely.