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Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 21
Official talismans of the 15th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), which will be held July 21-27, were presented in Baku, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Ministry of Youth and Sports.
The operational committee of the European Youth Olympic Festival "Baku 2019" presented Jirtdan (a well-known Azerbaijani fairy tale character) and a leopard elected as the official talismans of the sporting event.
As symbols of the cultural heritage and nature of Azerbaijan, the official talismans of the EYOF - Jirtdan and the leopard - reflect the glorious history and rich traditions of the country.