Launch of the #WhiteCard campaign during the Olympic Flame Handover Ceremony POSTPONED/CANCELED
19 March 2020 00:00
On March 12th, the Olympic flame lighting ceremony will take place in Ancient Olympia.
After a week of travelling in 25 cities around Greece, it will arrive in Athens on March 19th for the handover ceremony. This ceremony is central to the Olympic Torch journey, as the Flame will be entrusted to Tokyo 2020 representatives. More than a Flame handed over, a message of peace, unity and friendship is spread during this special moment.
On the occasion of this very symbolic and highly important moment for the sport movement, a #WhiteCard picture will be organized. The action will take place in between the cultural presentations, at the end of the Greek performance and before the Japanese one.
Partners: Hellenic Olympic Committee, Torch Relay Department.
Participating organisations: Hellenic Olympic Committee, Tokyo 2020, Peace and Sport.
There will be 10.000 to 20.000 spectators, students from schools and general public.
Volunteers: - 20 Volunteers to distribute the WhiteCards to the spectators & encourage the public to raise them.
- The 25 volunteers of the organiser will also help: Volunteers to distribute the WhiteCards to the VIP + Accredited videographer