On Monday morning 13 / 6, the feast day of the Holy Spirit begins to Crete and the big celebration for the torch relay of the Flame of Hope of the World Games Special Olympics,

On Monday morning 13 / 6, the feast day of the Holy Spirit begins to Crete and the big celebration for the torch relay of the Flame of Hope of world athletics Special Olympics, which start on 25 / 6 with the opening ceremony at Stadium .

The journey of the Flame in Crete will start from Chania, where the flame will arrive on Monday morning with the NA / OG Elyros ship and the start of the torch relay will take place from Kastelli Kissamos.

The Flame will carry a total of 46 people, three children, Special Olympics athletes and 43 officers from various countries.

As stated in a press conference the president of the local organizing committee and regional director Maria Tzanakaki “fight all of a society created by those covered and not excluded from them.”

Also in the importance of organizing the buoyancy of the Special Olympics in today’s society, but also call on all citizens to attend the events sent by the mayor Platanias k.Giannis Malandrakis, the president of the association disabled Chania Amalia Ms. Basia, the deputies Chania Dimitris Leipsakis and Chrysoula Hatzidakis, the mayor Kissamos k.Michalis Mountakis the mayor Apokoronou k.Manolis Nikoloudis and Vice LOCAL Chania k.Lefteris Papaderos.

Recalled that from 20 to 23 June will be hosted in Chania some 500 Special Olympics athletes to rest and prepare for the games.

The schedule of Torch Relay

Monday, the 13th / 6 – Chania

10: 00: Torch Relay Opening Ceremony Kastelli Kissamos (square El.Venizelou)

11:45: Starting relay Elia buffalo

13:00: Starting relay from the hall to Platanias Platanias square

16:15: Starting relay in Fountains

17:45: Starting relay Georgioupolis

19:00: Opening Torch Relay in Kalives

20:15: Opening Torch Relay in Chania

(Primary Market Square – Street Hatzimichalis Yiannara – Halidon Street – Glass Hassan in Old Harbour (ceremony) – Neoria Moro)

The next day the torch with the flame of hope will continue in Rethymnon

Tuesday, the 14th / 6 – Rethymnon

12:15: Starting relay in Anogia

Wednesday, the 15th / 6 – Heraklion

9:45: Starting relay in Gazi

20:00: Starting in Heraklion, relay

(Square Bus An.Kritis – Street Ephesus – Ikarus Avenue – Liberty Square (ceremony) – Street Justice – Lion Square – Street August 25 – 18 square English)

Thursday, the 16th / 6 – Lassithi

13:00: Opening Torch Relay in Naples

21:30: Opening Torch Relay in Agios Nikolaos

(Login city bridge – Lato – Kapetanakis Roussos – City Hall – Marina – Sophocles Venizelos – Koundourou Roussos – Bridge Lake – Lake Area ceremony).



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