Opening and Closing event

Opening and Closing event


Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony at World Outgames 2009 will be held at City Hall Square in the historic heart of Copenhagen starting at 21:00 hrs (9:00 pm) on Saturday July 25 2009.

Ritt Bjerregaard, the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, will open the ceremony followed by an exciting program including music performances, aerial artistry and a spectacular light show. The traditional parade of nations will be on a 6 meter wide and 70 meter long catwalk.

Participants and guests holding a visitors pass will be able to observe the ceremony from an especially reserved area close to the stage. This area will be restricted to participants and people holding a visitor pass.

The opening ceremony is scheduled to last approximately 2,5 hours.

After the ceremony participants and visitors are invited to the Grand Opening Party.


SAS, Official airline of World Outgames 2009
Hivos, Dutch non-govermental organisation
Danish Year of Sport
Politiken, leading Danish newspaper
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