Welcome to the opening ceremony – Free entry!

Opening ceremony of IAAF World U20 Championships will be held in Monday 9.7. at 6:30PM at the Olympic-square between Stadium and the Ratina Shopping center.

Free entry!



TIME:                 09.07.18 klo 18.30

VENUE:             Venue is between stadium and Ratina shopping centre.




18.30                  Drummergroup Takomo and Trick Acrobatic Group Vellusta – first show.

                             Host of the evening, Former Long jumper, Mr Tommi Evilä. Short welcome greetings.

                             March of the Flags.

                             National anthem of the Republic of Finland. Tape or singer. Flag of Finland to pole .

                             LOC President, Mr Perttu Pesä

                             Finnish Center for Integrity in Sports FINCIS gives to LOC a baton of clean sport. It challenges the resipient to promote                                   clean sports and to commit to its values.

                             Lord Sebastian Coe, President of the IAAF

                             Official opening. Lord Mayor of the City of Tampere, Mr, Lauri Lyly

                             Vellusta Trick Acrobatics and drummeres of Takomo. Show 2.   Pyroshow.

19.15                  Host. Finish of the openings.

                             Music until 19.30.