The opening ceremony of the first European Games has kicked off.
SIA informs that, the ceremony was opened with Alim Qasimov singing an improvised mugham.
Then President of Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijan’s First Lady, Chair of the Baku 2015 European Games Organising Committee Mehriban Aliyeva and President of the Euroepan Olympic Games Patrick Hickey have been wellcomed.
The national anthem of Azerbaijan was played.
The ceremony is continuing.