Finnish Gymnastics Federation and the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) welcome you to the Press Conference of the World Gymnaestrada.
World Gymnaestrada 2015 Helsinki Press Conference July 9th at 9:30–11:00
Messukeskus Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre
Media Centre, second floor, Messuaukio 1 00521 Helsinki
Entrance from the Holiday Inn Hotel by Messukeskus
At the Press Conference media get a unique opportunity to peek in advance behind the scenes of the World Gymnaestrada. We start the conference at the Messukeskus Media Centre with breakfast. At the conference you get all the important facts and information concerning the World Gymnaestrada and the preparations. From the Media Centre we continue to round the halls of Messukeskus, where the constructions of the event are already well on track.
Please, sign up to the Press Conference by July 6th via email firstname.lastname@example.org
The World Gymnaestrada will take place on July 12th to July 18th. During the event week Press Conferences will be organised at the Messukeskus room 208 as follows:
Sunday July 12th at 13:00 Opening Ceremony
Monday July 13th at 10:00 Meaning of the World Gymnaestrada to Finland and Finnish participants
Tuesday July 14th at 10:00 Helsinki as the host city of the World Gymnaestrada (place will be announced later)
Wednesday July 15th at 10:00 Large Group Performances and new Midnight Sun Special evening
Thursday July 16th at 10:00 FIG Gala
Friday July 17th at 15:00 Summary of the World Gymnaestrada 2015 Helsinki
The media accreditation starts
The World Gymnaestrada Media Centre is open:
Sunday July 12th at 12:00–19:00
Monday July 13th to Saturday July 18th at 9:00–18:00
Already accredited media representatives can pick up their Media Passes from the World Gymnaestrada Media Centre before the actual start of the event during the following opening hours:
Thursday July 9th at 9:00–12:00
Friday July 10th at 10:00–18:00
Saturday July 11th at 10:00–18:00
Gymnaestrada city tour for press
The City of Helsinki has organised a special city tour for the World Gymnaestrada media representatives
Gymnaestrada city tour for press on July 17th at 9:30–11:30
Find more information about the tour from the attachment.
Sign up https://my.surveypal.com/Media-Sightseeing
More information about the World Gymnaestrada, Press Materials and the Media Bank from the www.wg-2015.com/media/
The World Gymnaestrada 2015 Helsinki is a seven day lasting non-competitive gymnastics festival which will gather together 21,000 participants from more than 50 different countries in Helsinki. The event will start on July 12th and end on July 18th and is in terms of international participants the biggest event ever held in Finland. This worldwide Gymnastics for All event authorised by International Gymnastics Federation is a organised every four years and attracts the largest number of active participants of any FIG event. The President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö and the First Lady Jenni Haukio act as the patrons of the World Gymnaestrada 2015 Helsinki. The 15th World Gymnaestrada is organised by the Finnish Gymnastics Federation with the cooperation of the City of Helsinki and the Ministry of Education and Culture.
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