Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony will be arranged at Metro Arena, Urheilupuistontie 3, Espoo in Tapiola Sports Park (Metro Station: Urheilupuisto) on Sat Jul 27th, 2019 at 19:00.

There will be a Team Parade (500 m walk) to the Metro Arena before the Opening Ceremony starting at 18:30 at the gathering place next to Metro Station at Esport Arena Parking Lot. Gathering time fot the teams is 18:00-18:30.

The Team Managers / Delegates will be given further information on the arrangements and the program of the Opening Ceremony at the TEchnical Meeting on Fri Jul 26th, 2019.

There will be a separate notice given on this Web Site on the possibility of the Spectators to attend the Opening Ceremony.

Agenda of the Opening Parade & Ceremony

Parade gathering close to Urheilupuisto Metro Station      18:00-18:30

(Metros (20 min) from City Center of Helsinki (17:26 – every 7 minutes)     

Parade starts                                                                                                     18:30

  • Parade arrives to Metro Arena                                                   18:40-19:10

Opening Ceremony                                                                                          19:15

  • Welcome by President of Organizing Committee – Mika Numminen    
  • Welcome by FIMBA President – Ruben Rodriquez Lamas                         
  • Celebrations of Eldest participants of the Championships                        
  • Celebrations of Teams of the Championships                                               
  • Opening of the Championships – Martti Merra, Sports Director of Espoo   
  • Performance by Group Gymnastics – Olarin Voimistelijat                        
  • End of the Opening Ceremony and exit to Welcome Party Area             

Welcome Party

  • Welcome Party starts                                                                                20:00
  • Welcome Party ends                                                                                  23:00

latest Metros (22:09 – every 10 mintues until 23:19)