Journey of Baku 2015 flame arrives in Gabala

Gabala, May 26, AZERTAC

Gabala has become the next destination for the Baku 2015 First European Games Journey of the Flame.

At the symbolic gate of the European Games in the region, the flame was accepted by teacher Anar Mustafayev.

Ten torchbearers then started their 2.5km long route and carried the flame into Heydar Aliyev Park to the sound of wild applause. Coach of the Gabala Olympic Sports Complex Ehsan Nazirov 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 demonstration of a footage highlighting a ceremony to light the flame of the Baku 2015 First European Games in Ateshgah temple.

The event was followed by a concert.

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