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Olympic Festival Paris 2024 at the SNFCC

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From July 26 to August 11, the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC), in cooperation with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) and under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is organizing the Olympic Festival Paris 2024. Stavros Niarchos Park at the SNFCC is transformed into a unique meeting point for young and old, in the context of the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. Naturally, the heart of this top-tier sports institution is beating in France this summer, but all the rest of us can get a taste of it at the Olympic Festival Paris 2024.

The festival will open with the live screening of the opening ceremony on July 26, and end with the live screening of the closing ceremony of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, at the Great Lawn of Stavros Niarchos Park. In addition, every day, from 19:00 to 21:00, the Olympic Festival Paris 2024 will offer a rich program of sporting activities and artistic events, as well as all-day screenings of Olympic events at the Park Kiosk.

A detailed look at the Festival’s events:
Live screening of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies
On Friday, July 26, at 20:30 local time, the Opening Ceremony will be screened live on a giant screen at the Stavros Niarchos Park Great Lawn, to be enjoyed by all visitors. The same will happen with the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, August 11.
Olympic Festival Art Zone

The Stavros Niarchos Park Great Lawn will be transformed into a vast artistic workshop. Young and old, aided by animators, will create their own artworks and handicrafts inspired by the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

Face Painting
At the face painting station, everyone’s faces will be glitzed up with colors and shapes of the Olympic Games!

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Sporting Activities
Visitors of the festival will get to enjoy a different sporting experience every day, as they will be able to participate in popular Olympic events.

Recycle… Pedaling!
The beloved sport of cycling is combined with sustainability in this fun recycling workshop. A used plastic cap is all participants need to bring along with them in order to participate in the most sustainable cycling “ route” and earn a medal!

Meet & Greet
In Meet & Greet, visitors will have the opportunity to get to meet and be photographed with athletes of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Give Me Five! Special Edition powered by Kotsovolos
The SNFCC’s ultra-oversized trivia game, in a new version, on the theme of the Olympic Games! What do you know about the 33rd Summer Olympics? What about sustainability, the athletes’ nutrition, and new sports? Join in and show us what you got!

Books…on wheels
A mobile library full of sports-related books is making a stop at Stavros Niarchos Park. Books will be available to all who wish to read them.
Olympic Festival Passport
Carve your own route through all the activities of the Olympic Festival. Solve puzzles, collect stamps, and create the Olympic Games badge.

SNFCC Lead Donor: Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)
Supporters of the Olympic Festival Paris 2024: Powerade, VISA
With the support of the French Institute of Greece – Embassy of France in Greece.


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