With excitement and pride of Chania will receive Monday, June 13 in our county ‘Flame of Hope’

With excitement and pride of Chania will receive Monday, June 13 in our county ‘Flame of Hope’, yesterday said in a statement the Department of Social Solidarity for Health and Social Welfare of the Regional Unit of Chania.
He explains:
“The symbolism is sacred because transmitting human values ​​of respect for diversity, solidarity and love for fellow man.
The “Flame” will arrive in our county, thanks to volunteers runner officers from around the world to carry it along with Special Olympics athletes and our children from special schools in our region. We call them “Guardians of Hope and optimism for a better world and we thank them!
The “Flame of Hope for the World Games in Athens 2011 will turn on the Sacred Hill Pnyx on June 9 and from there will begin its journey from one to the other side of Greece and Cyprus (10, 11, June 12 ) and Istanbul (20 June) moving around the world the message of the Games.
The wonderful journey of love will arrive in Chania from Cyprus (13 / 6) and will cross the county with our Touch of Flame Ceremonies at
– Castelli
– olive buffalo
– Platanias
– Fountains
– Georgioupolis
– Kalives
– Chania Old Harbour.
We crossed the coming days and the rest of Crete and concludes Friday, June 24 in Athens, where the runner will carry the “Flame of Hope” in 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 – in line with Olympic standards – Evzoni the Presidential Guard. “

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