17th FINA World Championship – Budapest -Hungary

Only 5 days to come!

Friday, July, 14. 2017.

Keep in mind, during the championship the traffic pattern changes in Budapest.

The biggest sport event in the history of Hungary, the 17th FINA World Championships is welcoming it’s nearly 2.500 sportsmen and 350000 visitors with its extraordinary and monumental show.
On the 14th July at the Pest bridge-end of the Széchenyi Chain Bridge 4  (80×10-meter) large barges, weighing 1600 tonnes are embodying the imposing floating monumental stageon the river. From 9 p.m. water’s entwining with life, culture, sport and future is coming to life in four thematic acts, while 510 world-famous domestic artists, including Péter Eötvös, Ágnes Herczku and Gergely Bogányi are fascinating the audience.

Nobody is going to miss the fascinating opening ceremony as spectators can follow the show live on seven giant displays around the stage and all over the city.
Beside the Buda and Pest Quay the Elizabeth Bridge is also transforming into a giant stand, since roadblocks are ensuring customers highest comfort to enjoy the show from the best places.

During the show from the launch points on the River Danube and the Chain Bridge a breathtaking light show is being drawn across the sky, which is perfectly enjoyable and visible from the designated places.

At Budapest, the Duna Aréna is going to be the main venue. The complex features two Olympic-size pool – the competition pool is 3m deep, while the depth of the warm-up pool can be set; according to the need and by involving temporary but indoor stands it can accommodate more than 15,000 spectators as well as, cater to all demands of any large-scale event.

Children under the age 5 can visit competitions free of charge, but no assigned seating is guaranteed for them,

A true paradise for open water swimmers is at Lake Balaton, and  at Balatonfüred will be held July, 15. – July, 21. 2017. The city, which is located 130 kilometres southwest from Budapest.

Dates which water event happening: nhttps://www.fina-budapest2017.com/en/events

Source FIFA

Update Aggie Reiter

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