Youth action team created in support of Eurovision-2012 in Baku
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.15 /Trend E.Mekhtiyev/
Presentation of Youth Initiative Group "Step in" was held in Baku on Wednesday, created in support of the Eurovision 2012. The purpose of the group is to gather together and realize the ideas of the Azerbaijani youth related to Eurovision, Team Leader Shaheen Seyidzade said at the event.
Seyidzade said the initiative group has a number of ideas.
"We thought that young people should not stand aside from the contest. We want to bring everyone to this action group. A demonstration of the capacity of Azerbaijani youth is a main purpose of its creation, young people want not to stay aside from the Eurovision-2012 and be an integral part of this great event. Anyone may join the action group," Seyidzade said.
Events related to Eurovision will create a positive image of Azerbaijan, a member of the initiative group Nargis Huseynova said at the event.
The young director Elgun Jamal said various TV commercials for propaganda of Azerbaijan will be filmed during the competition.
Other members of the initiative group said it is necessary to attract other young people to the initiative group.
Azerbaijan won the right to host the prestigious European song contest after the victory of Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) at Eurovision 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany last May.
The Eurovision 2012 semi-final rounds will be held in Baku on May 22-24 and the final on May 26.
The 57th Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Baku Crystal Hall, which is under construction near the area of the State Flag. The motto is "Light your fire".
The Baku Crystal Hall is the arena with a capacity of up to 23,000 spectators. Approximately 16,000 people will be able to attend each of the three Eurovision Song Contest live shows in May.
Logo of the Contest is "Fire Flower" and the slogan is "Light your fire".