Italian region Friuli Venezia Giulia confirms funds for EYOF 2023

29 July 2020

The Regional Council of Friuli Venezia Giulia announced today that the region has confirmed the allocation of the funds for the organisation of the Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) 2023.

A total amount of €7 million has been allocated to the municipalities and districts that are involved in the Games. While a total investment plan of €39 million will be designated to the ski facilities of the region.

Friuli Venezia Giulia will host the 16th winter edition of the multi-sport event for elite young athletes aged 14 to 18.

The Host City Contract was signed by former EOC President Janez Kocijančič, President of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) Giovanni Malagò, President of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region Massimiliano Fedriga and President of the EYOF FVG 2023 Organising Committee Maurizio Dünnhofer on 14 February 2020.

Competitions will take place from 21 to 28 January 2023 in 12 sports: alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, figure skating, ice hockey, nordic combined, short track, ski jumping, snowboarding, curling, freestyle skiing, and ski mountaineering.

The Opening Ceremony will be held on 21 January in Trieste, while the Closing Ceremony is scheduled for 28 January in Udine.