MARSEILLE EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF SPORT’S CELEBRATIONS
14 July 2017
On July 14, the national holiday of the French Republic, the city of Marseille, organizes a series of special events to celebrate Sport.
Named the European Capital of Sport 2017, the Mediterranean city in the south of France takes advantage of this role to create a new impetus, an impulse that will allow the public to better understand the essential place that sports occupies within the economic and social levels.
Among others, Sunday 16 July, the Marseillais will be able to enjoy the Sports for All Day, which will offer many sporting activities for all ages.
This year, the traditional Fireworks of the National Day will be organized on the theme “Marseille La Sportive”.
“Because sport is also a fundamental factor for social integration, knowledge, cohesion and openness to others” – it can be read on the official website www.mpsport2017.com which publishes the detailed program of this year activities.