European_Games in Minsk: Euronews report

Euronews: Minsk gears up for European Games

In June, the Belarus capital Minsk will host thousands of athletes and spectators at the European Games. Focus takes a look at how the city is preparing for the sporting event, readying transport and venues which are set to leave a lasting legacy.

The Second European Games - Belarus 2019

The European Games: Seven Month Before the Opening

Belarus officials are hoping for a large influx of tourists for the II European Games to be held in Minsk from June 21-30, 2019. While seeking to limit costs, officials are planning for more than 30,000 tourists, who will be offered visa-free travel to watch competitions between 4,000 athletes from 50 countries compete in 15 sports, 10 of which will serve as qualifying competitions for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.