With excitement and pride in the municipality of Kastoria welcome in our city Tuesday, June 14, the Flame of Hope Park Olympic Flame.

With excitement and pride in the municipality of Kastoria welcome in our city Tuesday, June 14, the Flame of Hope Park Olympic Flame.

The symbolism is sacred because it conveys the humanitarian values ​​of respect for diversity, solidarity and love for fellow man.
The Municipality of Kastoria immediately responded to the call of … Athens 2011 Organizing Committee to participate in the Program Hospitality few days before the Games begin in Athens
The daily schedule of the team include cultural and social events and trainings in Kastoria.
The flame arrives in the city thanks to our volunteers runner officers from around the world to carry it along with Special Olympics athletes and our children from elementary schools in our region.

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Program:
10.30: Start relay to the Environmental Park (Avenue Swan)

10.45: Ceremony Reception Park Olympic Flame Retardants;

11.30: Continue to relay the square Doltso.

The Flame of Hope for the Special Olympics World Games ATHENS 2011 is lit in the Holy Hill Pnyx on June 9, 2011 and from there continues its journey from one to the other side of Greece, Cyprus 10, 11, 12 / 6 and Istanbul 20 / 6 carrying around the world the message of the Games.
The wonderful journey of love will end Friday 24 / 6 in Athens, where the Torchbearer will carry the Flame of Hope to all the cultural monuments of the capital.

Kastoria is one of the cities selected under the program hosting “Polis-Amphitryon, can accommodate 21 to June 24 athletes and coaches from Malaysia for the Special Olympics organized in Athens. One purpose of the program is to promote mutual understanding between different cultures, with particular emphasis on the particular talents and skills of people with intellectual disabilities

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