LETR Final Leg 2011 Route 1: On June 10, welcome the Flame of Hope in the city of Thiva

With excitement and pride on June 10, welcome to our city, the Flame of Hope, given the Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens 2011.
The symbolism is sacred because it conveys the humanitarian values ​​of respect for diversity, solidarity and love for fellow man.
The Flame will arrive in our city thanks to the volunteers runner officers from around the world was brought together athletes with Special Olympics.
The Flame of Hope for the World Games ATHENS 2011 will turn on the Holy Hill Pnyx on June 9, 2011 and from there will begin its journey from one to the other side of Greece and Cyprus (10, 11, 12 June) and Istanbul (20 / 6) moving around the world the message of the Games.
The wonderful journey of love will end Friday, June 24 in Athens, where the Torchbearer will carry the Flame of Hope to all the cultural monuments of the capital. The Flame will stay overnight in the Sacred Rock of Acropolis, the front of the Parthenon, with an honor guard, according to Olympic standards – Evzoni the Presidential Guard.

The arrival of the Flame of Hope for the Special Olympics in Thebes will be Friday, June 10, 2011 at 16:15 Avlida Street will follow at 16:30 torch relay and will become the official welcoming ceremony at the Central Square of the city.

The schedule is as follows:
Arrival at 16:15
• Turn Parapouli (Settlement)
• Street Avlida
• Street Tsevas
Pindar Street • Left (global)
• Right route Antigone
• Left pedestrian Epaminondas
Reception at 16:30 torchbearers in Central Square
• Turning the altar
• Welcome – Welcome by Mayor Thebes Spyros Nikolaou
• Address by the Chief of Mission of Special Olympics
• Exchange of Gifts – Gift
• Traditional dances by cultural associations Laios, Sarakatsani, Lyceum
17:15 Closing Ceremony Time
• Continue Pedestrian Epaminondas
• Statue of Epaminondas
• Left Cyprus Street (in front of Town Hall)
• Square Bus Stop

The mission of Special Olympics will depart at 17:30 for Livadia through Aliartos

The video of the Special Olympics; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNsGoC7jeWY


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