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”Olympic Fest” Festival opens May 24

Chisinau will become an Olympic city on May 24. Athletes, officials, singers and ordinary people will take part in the most sportive event of the year called “Olympic Fest”. The event starts in the square of the National Opera House at 9am, IPN reports.

The 3.5 km race begins at 11am. A number of 12,000 T-shirts were prepared for the participants. The winners of the fighting tournaments will win two rams and two cocks. Artists and politicians will play a friendly football game.

“We want to popularize a number of sports genres among the population. It’s not excluded that a child who will come to the Olympic event will become fond of a sport. The major goal of the event is to organize mass sports,” president of the National Olympic Committee Nicolae Juravschi told a news conference.

The “Olympic Fest” Festival will take pace in Moldova for the 23rd time.