EuroGames Ceremonies

Music, dance and entertainment will invite people to join the celebration and to discover the amazing bond and the sense of belonging the ceremonies will create.

EuroGames Ceremonies

EuroGames at Copenhagen 2021 is going to be the most inclusive sporting event ever. It’s a four-day event that will officially kick off with the Opening Ceremony and end with the Closing Ceremony described below.

Together we will celebrate EuroGames with fantastic parades and shows representing inclusivity, diversity and sports. You do not want to miss out on these experiences.

EuroGames Opening Ceremony

  • Wednesday 18 August 2021
  • Starting at 2000
  • Sports Village and Copenhagen City Hall Square

First, we welcome all athletes in Sports Village at Islands Brygge located right next to the water. Here all athletes will get ready for the parade of nations while having a cold drink and catching up with friends.

The parade of nations will walk through the streets of Copenhagen. It will be in beautiful surroundings and all athletes will feel the support from spectators along the route. The distance measures one mile and we call it the proudest mile in the world.

The parade of nations ends at Copenhagen City Hall Square, where we welcome all athletes on stage representing their nation. The show will continue with festive music and entertainment.

The Proud Mile

EuroGames Closing Ceremony

  • Saturday 21 August 2021
  • Starting at 1200
  • Copenhagen City Hall Square

The Closing Ceremony is going to be an important moment as this is where we hand over the EuroGames baton to the hosting city of 2022 Nijmegen.

The Ceremony starts alongside the festive official WorldPride Parade. You can read more about the WorldPride Parade here. The athletes will together walk the Parade divided into sports disciplines across nationalities.

Afterwards, the ceremony will end at Copenhagen City Hall Square with music artists, official speeches and celebration.

Photo: Matthew James Harrison, Visit Copenhagen & Wilfred Gachau

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