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2019 Minsk European Games

2019 Minsk European Games

Belarus was voted to host the Second European Games in 2019 at the 45th General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees in Minsk in October 2016.

Minsk. An archive photo
2019 European Games to bring some 30,000 foreign tourists to Minsk
25 October, 17:36
“According to our modest estimates, at least 30,000 foreign tourists will be in Minsk for the duration of the European Games in order to root for their athletes and get familiar with the Belarusian capital,” said Anatoly Kotov.
Belarus to offer several visa free entry options to European Games guests
25 October, 15:45
The discussions are underway to extend the period of the visa-free stay in Belarus up to 10 days.
Anatoly Kotov and Alexander Karlyukevich
National touch to 2019 European Games medal design
25 October, 14:32
“The medals for the Second European Games are at the stage of development. It is planned that the design will feature national patterns,” said Anatoly Kotov.
Anatoly Kotov
Minsk European Games guests promised full informational support
25 October, 13:31
According to Anatoly Kotov, a large-scale information campaign for the upcoming games has recently begun.
Alexander Karlyukevich
Public reveal for 2019 European Games dedicated website in Belarus in November
25 October, 13:11
The website will be available in several languages. The website development contract was signed only recently. In line with the contract English will be the main language of the website but all the vital information will be available in Russian and Belarusian, too.
Alexander Karlyukevich
Solid international coverage of European Games in Belarus promised
25 October, 12:37
When asked about cooperation with such large international TV channels as Eurosport and Euronews in covering the upcoming event, the information minister remarked that the negotiations are underway.
Hundreds take part in 2019 Minsk European Games mascot competition
25 October, 11:18
A large-scale information campaign has been launched in mass media and social networks to explain the rules and concept of the competition.
Sergei Furmanov. Photo courtesy of Minsk City Hall
Belarus' sports facilities almost ready for 2019 European Games
24 October, 16:18
“All the sports facilities, which are under construction, will be commissioned in time. In 2018 they will host test competitions,” noted Sergei Furmanov.
Five new hotels to open in Minsk ahead of Second European Games
24 October, 16:07
Three hotels will be commissioned in 2017. They will be located in Oktyabskaya Street, Zybitkaya Street and at the intersection between Pobeditelei Avenue and the Minsk Ring Road. Two more hotels will open their doors in 2018.
Dinamo Stadium reconstruction project to wrap up in mid 2018
18 October, 15:17
Dinamo Stadium will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the Second European Games and also athletic events.
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