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The Opening Ceremony of the 57th International Session for Young Participants on the hill of the Pnyx

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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 determined around the 1st of July will go to 153 young people from 88 countries. The Session’s main subject is: “Governance in Sport and the Olympic Movement” and its unique subject: “Ethics, Training and Governance in the Olympic Movement”.

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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 as well as the previous Master of Greece Constantine, the V . P . from the Worldwide Olympic Academy Athanassios Strigas along with the rest of the IOA Ephoria Associates, the Leader of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos, the overall Secretary from the Hellenic Olympic Committee Manolis Kolympadis, the President from the European Taekwondo Union Thanassis Pragalos, the ex Minister and HOC Member Fani Petralia, HOC Associates, the High Priestess from the Olympic Flame Katerina Lechou, the choreographer from the Olympic Flame events Artemis Ignatiou, the Board Part of Stoiximan, sponsor from the IOA, Ioannis Spanoudakis, and several personas from your sports activity, political and cultural planet were present in the ceremony.

Throughout the ceremony Mr Ser Miang Ng, Part of the International Olympic Committee for Singapore, was granted the honorary variation “Olympia” as well as the Nationwide Olympic Academy of the Republic of Korea was granted the honorary distinction “Athena”. Additionally, Mr Gordon Tang was recognized with the honorary distinction “Athlon Megalis Choregias” for his assistance to the function from the IOA.

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The IOA Leader, Mr Michael Fysentzidis, underlined within his conversation: “Dear participants, it is obvious that great governance within the Olympic Motion is demonstrated in the visions, suggestions, structures and procedures, and concerns us all! Allow us to keep in mind! Specifically for you, the younger generations, good governance should be a life-long concern. You are the way forward for the Olympic Movement. The Olympic Motion depends upon you, working to foster it when you return to your nation.

This sacred website, in which we find yourself nowadays, is definitely the cradle of democracy as well as respect for human being dignity. Let us therefore be influenced with this site and consider the place and scenery, which via its silence shows the centuries-old value of democracy, good order and virtue. From the base of my cardiovascular system I wish you a very pleasant stay in Athens and in Olympia and I am sure that your involvement in this session will lose lighting around the many facets of enquiry into good governance within the Olympic Movement.”

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The IOC Honorary Fellow member Lambis Nikolaou conveyed the wishes from the Leader from the Worldwide Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, for the functions from the 57th Session, and stated: “Through Olympic Plan 2020, its strategic roadmap for its future, the Olympic Motion, is addressing these expectations from culture.

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The reforms of Olympic Plan 2020 concentrate on 3 primary pillars: sustainability, credibility and youngsters. The final two pillars are the most related to our existence right here. For just about any sport organisation, credibility begins with residing as much as the standards we looking for other people. If we expect moral actions on the field of perform, we must show moral actions in our activities.

Great governance is not just the best thing to do; it is crucial for the long term viability from the Olympic Movement. This is why great governance is now area of the Essential Principles of Olympism.”

The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports activity Georgios Vasileiadis underlined: “The sports activities motion is continuously gaining impetus amply proving that sports activity is critical in assisting a person to evolve.

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Our goal, each on a degree of political leadership as well as the sports edifice, must be to arrange buildings in the best possible manner, to ensure that their procedure facilitates involvement in sports, regardless of whether for citizens practicing novice sports activities, or high level expert athletes.

Improving problems indicates a responsible and steady sports activities policy that goodies sports as a living becoming; capitalises on its human being resources at all levels; connects significance to instructing its associates and corrects what exactly is incorrect.”

The Leader of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos also dealt with the participants and noted: “Dear individuals, you possess an outstanding opportunity to begin, 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 prestigious professors who can be around you for the following 2 weeks will provide you with a fully-fledged framework from which to start off your discussions and kindle your creative pondering.

I believe that most of you, who can participate in the works from the 57th Period 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 competitors, but a philosophy of lifestyle, a comprehensive worth-dependent program for any much better existing and future of mankind.” Gordon Tang

Inspired by the topic of this year

The music parts of the ceremony had been interpreted by Ms Kalliopi Veta, Ms Dora Loizou and Mr Manolis Skoulas who had been accompanied by the Ancient greek Music Work shop of the Municipality of Athens under the conduction of Mr Angelos Ilias. The Choir of the Commercial Bank of Greece interpreted the Olympic Anthem and the Nationwide Anthem of Greece underneath the conduction of Mr Stavros Beris.

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