admin May 3, 2016

Many visitors, a number of European countries, “Ganja – 2016 European Youth Capital” to attend the opening ceremony of the ancient city revenues.

The event, on May 3, a group of visitors arrived in Ganja. They were warmly welcomed at the international airport in Ganja.

Among those who came from Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Greece, Bulgaria and other countries, various local and international organizations, as well as youth, sports and culture sectors are represented.

Guests, “European Youth Capital” Public Union is accompanied by volunteers.

Recall that the “Ganja European Youth Capital 2016” project, a series of events to be held on May 3-5. The project will be officially opened on May 4.

Today, the guests will visit the sights of the city of Ganja, including Ganjavi Center, Nizami Gancavi mausoleum and museum, the castle gates, Archaeology and Ethnography Museum and learn about the memorial complex. The tour will be held in Goygol National Park.

The program of the Youth House in Ganja and Ganja “- European Youth Capital 2016,” the office of the Public Association, various exhibitions, European Capitals Network Meeting, “Women at the top” of the project and other activities.

“European Youth Capital” project, for the first time in 2009, was put forward by the European Youth Forum. The goal of the project is the development of international cooperation of local and foreign youth organizations, youth organizations of the countries belonging to the European Youth Capital selected cities exchanging experience between the national councils. The first youth capital of Europe in 2009, was elected to the city of Rotterdam. Later, Turin (Italy), Antwerp (Belgium), Braga (Portugal), Maribor (Slovenia), Thessaloniki (Greece), Cluj Napoca (Romania) were the capitals of European youth. 8th Ganja city that receives the baton. His 2016 “European Youth Capital” a decision on April 10, 2013 in Thessaloniki, Greece was announced.

Source: The Republic Of Azerbaijan