The 2nd European Games 2019 Belarusian: II Еўрапейскія гульні, Jeŭrapiejskija hulni 2019; Russian: II Европейские игры, Jevropejskije igry 2019 will be held in Minsk, Belarus from 21 June to 30 June 2019. The games will feature 199 events in 15 sports 23 disciplines. The organisers expect around 4,000 athletes from 50 countries. Ten of the sports will offer qualification opportunities for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. The opening ceremony at the Dinamo Stadium will be held on 21 June and the closing ceremony on 30 June.
The logo of the games is "paparać-kvietka" – a plant that plays an important role in the culture of the Slavs. The slogan of the event is Bright Year, Bright You, which also successfully points to the national domain of the Republic of Belarus and the official international shortening – BY. The Belarussian equivalent of the slogan is the phrase "Час яскравых перамог!", and Russian is "Время ярких побед!".
The Organising committee plans to involve already existed sports facilities after their renovation. The Opening and closing ceremonies, as well as competitions in track and field, will be held at the Dinamo Stadium Minsk, Kirov, 8.
Athletes, team officials and other team personnel will stay on the grounds of Minsk University, ready to host up to 6,000 people. Part of the village facilities has already been put into operation, part of it will be completed by April 2019. Each apartment has two bedrooms and one bathroom. In buildings, there is a small cafe, an exercise room, a first-aid post, a laundry.Officials will be accommodated at the Marriott Hotel and DoubleTree by Hilton Worldwide.
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