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Republic of Moldova
From politicians to artists and school children, everyone got active during the Republic of Moldova’s “Olympic Fest” on 23 June 2014. With Olympic Day activities centralised from the capital city, celebrations were then extended to the whole country and lasted for an entire month!
Chisinau and all the regions of Moldova.
The NOC of Moldova was given exclusive permission by the local authorities to use the city square as an “Olympic Fest Playground”. This event, featuring a variety of engaging activities, saw 1,200 children from 35 schools and members of the public join the Olympic-themed celebrations!
Various sports’ National Federations. Territorial Olympic Agencies assisted with promotion and logistics. The local authorities assisted with logistics and gave permission for the use of Chisinau city square.
The NOC of Moldova would like to make Olympic Day celebrations even bigger for 2015. By developing the marketing into other languages and creating an online registration process, it will become more easily accessible for people from all over Moldova to participate in celebrations across the country. The NOC would also like to increase the exposure of their Olympians by increasing the number of them participating at the event. The sporting role models have proven a great way to inspire and encourage children to get involved in the activities and in sport itself.
Moldova’s “Olympic Fest” held in the capital and across all regions of the country inspired the nation to celebrate Olympism on 23 June 2014. The participation of politicians in Olympic Day further demonstrated to the population that sport is considered a valuable and important part of society. Finally, the lighting of Olympic flames in all the regions of Moldova ensured that the Olympic spirit was present across the country.