January 26, 2022

Roxana Maracineanu welcomes this “bold proposal” for the opening ceremony of the Games


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The Minister Delegate in charge of Sports approved the ceremony on the quays of the Seine, proposed by the Paris 2024 organizing committee.

The first outlines of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Paris 2024, were unveiled Monday, December 13 during a press conference in the presence of the Minister Delegate in charge of Sports.

The latter greeted “a daring proposition”, in line with the French values ​​of freedom, equality and fraternity. The stated objective: “affirming more ethics and integrity, daring to look sport in the face and offer it the challenges of our societies (…), by that I mean the fight against all kinds of violence. Highlight the concepts learning tolerance, learning about others through sport. “

The organizing committee focused the opening ceremony of July 26, 2024 on the opening, with the Seine as the backdrop and an influx expected to break all records. A sporting celebration which the minister underlined “the freedom of tone, freedom to innovate, to be creative “.

Another issue raised: accessibility. “Everyone will be able to have access to this sporting spectacle. (…) Ohas tried to make it accessible to everyone, whatever the territory, whatever the origins, whatever the financial means. “

A ceremony that “sticks to the values ​​of the republic, freedom equality fraternity”.