Thursday , 30 June 2022

The flame of Peace has been lit for the European Youth Olympic Festival!

The Flame of Peace for the 16th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) Banská Bystrica 2022 was lit at the Ara Pacis Augustae, a monument built by Emperor Augustus to celebrate peace throughout the Roman Empire.

There are only 50 days left until the start of the summer edition in Slovakia, and representatives of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) with President Spyros Capralos, the EYOF Banská Bystrica 2022 Organizing Committee, the National Olympic Committees of Slovakia and Italy and the Municipality of Rome gathered for this special celebration of peace through sport.

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