EYOF BAKU 2019 – AGREEMENT WITH AZTV ENSURES LIVE COVERAGE WORLDWIDE FOR FREE
5 June 2019
EYOF Baku 2019 Operations Committee and Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting Closed Joint-stock Company (AzTV) signed broadcasting and partnership agreement, allowing free coverage of the youth event worldwide.
The agreement was inked by Executive Chairman of AzTV Rovshan Mammadov and Corporate Director of EYOF Baku 2019 Elchin Safarov on 14 May. AzTV will have an exclusive right to broadcast the 7 days of competitions, including live coverage of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, final stages of the competition and award ceremonies.
All live TV broadcasting will be open to public, giving anyone from around the world access to watch the Games through the EYOF Baku 2019 website or cable TV.
“It is a great pleasure for AzTV to be part of such an important international event, putting our country and AzTV on international spotlight,” said Executive Chairman of AzTV Rovshan Mammadov. “We will make out the best from all of our resources to ensure the highest level of broadcasting.”
The 15th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival will be held in Baku on July 21 – 27, featuring more than 3,600 athletes and officials, as well as over 2,500 volunteers. 12 venues will host competitions in 10 disciplines: gymnastics, athletics, basketball, cycling, handball, judo, swimming, tennis, volleyball and wrestling.