Ticket prices for First European Games in Baku announced
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 4
The prices for the tickets for the First European Games to be held in Baku in June 2015 have been announced.
The announcement was made at the press conference held on March 4 in connection with the start of 100 days to go countdown until the First European Games.
Adult tickets for sport sessions will range between 2 -5 manats, according to competition round (for example preliminary or final), seat category, and venue.
The Opening and Closing Ceremonies will have a separate, affordable pricing scheme for spectators of all ages. Opening Ceremony seats will be priced from 20 manats, with seats at the Closing Ceremony priced from 10 manats.
The only exceptions will be events held at the Heydar Aliyev Arena and National Gymnastics Arena, where admission for under-16s will cost just 1 manat.
Children and teenagers under 16 will benefit from complimentary admission to most venues when accompanied by an adult (aged 18+) in possession of ID and a valid ticket for the session.
It is planned to start the selling of tickets on March 19-21.
The European Games themselves will be hosted in Baku on June 12-28, 2015.
There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.
Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.