With excitement and pride will ypodechthoyme in our municipality, in Corinth, Friday, June 10 the flame of hope

With excitement and pride will ypodechthoyme in our municipality, in Corinth, Friday, June 10 the flame of hope. Participation in sports and cultural events relating to the Special Olympics-Athens 2011 will take place with the strong reception of flame from students of all special schools and local authorities are particularly sensitive field of disabilities and sports. The symbolism is sacred because it conveys the humanitarian values ​​of respect for diversity, solidarity and love for fellow man.

The flame arrives in our country runner thanks to volunteers from around the world to carry it along with the athletes of Special Olympics. They are called Guardians of Hope and optimism for a better world and we thank them.
The Flame of Hope for the World Games ATHENS 2011, kindling the Sacred Band of Pnyx and starting from there the journey in Greece and abroad, will move all over the world the message of the Games through a journey of love, which will end Friday, June 24 in Athens. The Flame will be transported from the Torch Relay in all the cultural monuments of the capital and stay overnight in the Sacred Rock of Acropolis, in front of the Parthenon, with an honor guard from Evzoni Republican Guard, according to Olympic standards.
The Games will bring together over 7,000 athletes and 2,500 coaches from 180 countries, 3,000 judges / referees, 40,000 family members of athletes, 25,000 volunteers and the organization will cover hundreds of journalists from around the world.
The Committee of the organizers of the Games, invites this celebration of sport, culture and humanity, all our fellow citizens to unite with the central slogan of the Games proposing and saying: ‘I’m inside, joining their voices with great World of Winners.

The full schedule of holding the Torch Relay ceremony and reception of flame, is as follows:

-17:45 Opening of the Torch by George Papandreou and National Resistance-End Square.
-18:00 Opening Ceremony. Eleftherios Venizelos Square (45 ceremony ‘).
-18:45 Closed Ceremony. Departure: Damascus – Mercury-Beach-Church of St. Nicholas.
-19: 00 Departure for Loutraki.

Syndimotes invited all to participate in the Torch Relay as the flame as follows, and in the welcoming ceremony of the flame.

City of Corinth

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