YEREVAN. – The Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Armenia likewise will mark the start of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
The Embassy will organize a festive event for everyone, on Friday at 11pm, at capital city Yerevan’s Lovers’ Park, where the participants will listen to the best selections from British music, and, at exactly 12am, they will hook up with London, from the giant screen installed at the Park, and watch live coverage of the official opening ceremony of London 2012.
This event at Lovers’ Park starts the second period in the Embassy’s activities envisioned in connection with the Olympic and Paralympic games, the Embassy’s press secretariat informs.
On Saturday, Ambassador Jonathan James Aves will visit a capital city Yerevan maternity hospital and give special Olympic presents to the babies who are born during the official opening of the Games. And on July 30, the Ambassador will head to Kapan city, where he will give presents likewise to the babies who are born during the opening ceremony.
Together with its partners, the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Armenia plans to hold several events, in connection with the Olympic and Paralympic games, in the month of August, too.
To note, the 2012 London Olympics will officially kick off on Friday and come to a close on August 12.