January 22, 2015

Presentation of the “Baku 2015” First European Games takas place in Davos

Presentation of the “Baku-2015” First European Games took place, January 22, in Davos.


President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony.


Within the framework of the presentation ceremony being held with the organizational support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, advertising banners related to the European Games were placed in various parts of the cities of Zurich and  Davos.


The ceremony was attended by representatives of Switzerland’s public and political circles, international sports community, as well as those of foreign countries participating in the World Economic Forum.


The guests first viewed an exhibition consisting of bronze statues devoted to Baku-2015 by Azerbaijani sculptors. At an exhibition called “We Together”, works by over 20 sculptors from Azerbaijan picturing different types of sport are displayed. 


Attendees of the event were presented various publications of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, including booklets devoted to the European Games.


President Ilham Aliyev addressed the ceremony. 


After the speech of President of the European Olympic Committee Patrick Hickey, attendees of the ceremony watched a documentary about “Baku-2015”. Preparation works and other activities associated with the First European Games were described in the film.