Baku 2015 flame arrives in Dashkasan, land of mountains VIDEO

Dashkasan, May 16, AZERTAC

The Baku 2015 flame has arrived in Dashkasan from Ganja.

At the symbolic gate of the European Games in the region, the flame was accepted by world weightlifting champion Khagani Abdullayev.

Ten torchbearers then started their 2km long route and carried the flame into Heydar Aliyev Center to the sound of wild applause. Zaur Hasanov 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 participants watched a footage highlighting a ceremony to light the flame of the Baku 2015 first European Games in Ateshgah temple.

The flame then continued its journey to the next destination, Samukh.

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