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.