The flame of the First European Games has arrived in the city of Kurdamir, SIA informs.
The official flame was welcomed by hundreds of local residents with excitement.
At the symbolic gate of the European Games in the region, the flame was accepted by veteran Greco-Roman wrestler Alsahab Alabbasov. Ten torchbearers then started their route and carried the flame into a square in front of the District Executive Authority to the sound of wild applause. Director of the Children and Youth Sports School Samir Shukurov lit the flame of the European Games. The flame was then transferred to a commemorative lamp that will remain lit in Heydar Aliyev Center until the end of the Games.
The event featured a concert, and demonstration of a footage highlighting a ceremony to light the flame of the Baku 2015 First European Games in Ateshgah temple.