Media Advisory: 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 Flame of Peace Lighting Ceremony & Live Press Conference

29 April 2019

The countdown clock to the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 will reach 50 days next week, and to mark the occasion, the European Olympic Committees (EOC) and the Minsk 2019 Organising Committee will hold the “Flame of Peace Lighting Ceremony” at the historic Ara Pacis in Rome on 3 May starting at 19:00 CET.

In advance of the ceremony, there will be a live-streamed press conference on the EOC YouTube channel starting at 18:00 CET, where EOC President Janez Kocijančič will be joined by Belarusian Minster of Sport and Tourism Sergey Kovalchuk and other dignitaries linked to the event. The link to watch the event can be found here.

Members of the press are invited to send in any questions they may have in advance by writing to no later than Wednesday, 1 May.

For additional information regarding the European Games and the Flame of Peace Lighting Ceremony, please consult the press kit here.