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.
- The IOC Honorary Fellow member Lambis Nikolaou.
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- The musical parts of the ceremony had been interpreted by Ms Kalliopi Veta, Ms.
The Session that will be concluded on the 1st of July will go to 153 young people from 88 countries. The Session’s main subject is: “Governance in Sport as well as the Olympic Movement” along with its unique subject: “Ethics, Education and Governance in the Olympic Movement”.
The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports activity 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 V . P . from the International Olympic Academy Athanassios Strigas together with the rest of the IOA Ephoria Members, the Leader of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos, the General Assistant from 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 High Priestess of the Olympic Fire Katerina Lechou, the choreographer from the Olympic Fire ceremonies Artemis Ignatiou, the Board Part of Stoiximan, recruit from the IOA, Ioannis Spanoudakis, and several personas from the sports activity, governmental and social planet were present at the ceremony.
Throughout the ceremony Mr Ser Miang Ng, Part of the International Olympic Committee for Singapore, was granted the honorary variation “Olympia” and the Nationwide Olympic Academy from the Republic of Korea was granted the honorary distinction “Athena”. Additionally, Mr Gordon Tang was honored with the honorary variation “Athlon Megalis Choregias” for his support to the function of the IOA.
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The IOA President, Mr Michael Fysentzidis, underlined within his conversation: “Dear participants, it really is apparent that great governance in the Olympic Motion is reflected in its visions, ideas, buildings and procedures, and issues us all! Let us keep in mind! Specifically for you, younger generations, good governance must be an existence-lengthy concern. You happen to be way forward for the Olympic Motion. The Olympic Motion depends on you, working to foster it when you go back to your country.
Depends on you working to
This sacred site, in which we discover ourselves nowadays, is the cradle of democracy and of respect for human being dignity. Let us therefore be inspired with this website and consider the place and landscape, which via its silence shows the generations-old worth of democracy, good order and virtue. From the bottom of my cardiovascular system I wish you a really enjoyable remain in Athens and in Olympia and I am sure that your participation within this period will shed light around the many areas of enquiry into good governance in the Olympic Movement.”
The IOC Honorary Fellow member Lambis Nikolaou conveyed 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 tactical roadmap because of its future, the Olympic Motion, is dealing with these anticipations from society.
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The reforms of Olympic Plan 2020 focus on three main pillars: sustainability, credibility and youth. The final two pillars are the most relevant to our existence here. For any sport business, trustworthiness begins with living as much as the standards we looking for others. When we expect ethical actions on the realm of perform, we must show ethical behavior in our routines.
Good governance is not only the right move to make; it is essential for the long term viability of the Olympic Movement. For this reason good governance is now area of the Essential Concepts of Olympism.”
The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sport Georgios Vasileiadis underlined: “The sports activities motion is constantly getting impetus amply proving that sport is critical in assisting an individual to evolve.
Georgios Vasileiadis underlined The sports
Our aim, each on a degree of governmental leadership and the sports activities edifice, must be to organise buildings in the best possible manner, so that their operation facilitates involvement in sports activities, regardless of whether for citizens practicing amateur sports, or higher level expert athletes.
Enhancing conditions indicates a responsible and steady sports policy that treats sports activities being a residing being; capitalises on its human being sources whatsoever levels; attaches importance to educating its members and corrects what is incorrect.”
The President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos also addressed the participants and pointed out: “Dear individuals, you have an excellent chance to commence, right here, from Greece as well as the International Olympic Academy, a universal conversation about values, education and great governance within the Olympic movement. The eminent teachers who can be with you for the following 2 weeks will provide you with a fully-fledged framework by which to start off your discussions and amazon kindle your innovative pondering.
I think that all of you, who will take part in the works of the 57th Period within the miracle location called Olympia and Worldwide Olympic Academy, is going to be inspired by the subject of this year’s period. Most importantly, it is perfectly up to you to definitely demonstrate that Sports activity and Olympism is not simply competitors, but a approach of life, a comprehensive worth-dependent system for any much better present and way forward for humanity.” Gordon Tang
The music parts of the wedding ceremony were construed by Ms Kalliopi Veta, Ms Dora Loizou and Mr Manolis Skoulas who had been combined with the Ancient greek Music Work shop from the Municipality of Athens under the conduction of Mr Angelos Ilias. The Choir from the Commercial Financial institution of Greece interpreted the Olympic Anthem as well as the Nationwide Anthem of Greece under the conduction of Mr Stavros Beris.
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- Good governance is not only the best.
- The musical parts of the wedding ceremony had been interpreted by Ms Kalliopi Veta, Ms Dora Loizou.
- During a simple ceremony that preserves the traditions, the philosophy and the values of the Olympic spirit,.