Oghuz welcomes flame of First European Games VIDEO

Oghuz, May 25, AZERTAC

The flame of the Baku 2015 First European Games has arrived in Oghuz district.

At the symbolic gate of the European Games in the region, the flame was accepted by teacher of Oghuz city secondary school No. 1 Rafiga Babayeva. Ten torchbearers then started their 2.3km long route and carried the flame into the stadium of the Olympic Sports Complex to the sound of wild applause. Master of Sports Araz Umarov lit the flame of the European Games. The flame was then transferred to a commemorative lamp that will remain lit in the Olympic Sports Complex 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, Sheki.

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