Euro 2012 in Warsaw

Euro-2012 Mascots

Euro-2012 Mascots

This year, the Capital of Poland, Warsaw will be the host for the largest number of matches at Euro 2012. The UEFA European Soccer Cup is what everyone in the city is counting down to. You can find people at the main entrance of the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, celebrating the 100 days to the day of the tournament. Some of the interesting highlights you can get to see if you are visiting Warsaw during this countdown period is the ‘First UEFA EURO 2012 Wave. This WARSAW WAVE starts from 4:30pm around the special pitch. With a photo taken and via a special application, you can also be one of the participant for the online competition. This is your chance to win UEFA EURO 2012 tickets and watch the matches ‘live’. There are also opportunities to win special t-shirts.

Official Music Video by Oceana

One of the World’s biggest sporting event is the UEFA European Championship. Hence from 8th June to 1st July 2012, you can see the 14th UEFA tournament held in Poland and Ukraine. This official UEFA EURO 2012 event also has an official music video. It is titled ‘Endless Summer’ and it was made at the National Stadium as well as the Old Town in Warsaw. Catch this song performance done by Oceana as it will be broadcasted all around the world. You can find volunteers from the whole of Poland, other than stars like Krzysztof Golonka who is the Freestyle Football Show world champion. Why Oceana? In case you are wondering, it was due to her fame vocal hit song ‘Cry Cry’ of 2009 that conquered the Polish charts.

Other Preparations in the Host City

Euro-2012 in Warsaw

Euro-2012 in Warsaw

If you pass the Vistula River, you can see Cranes that are meant to improve the capital of Poland to be ready for the big event. For example, the transportation system, the National Stadium, the A2 motorway, the city’s express ring road, a direct railway line to facilitate a direct connection from the Fryderyk Chopin Airport and a modernized railway station. Other than having the capacity to offer departure flight services within ten hours for 33.3 thousand people on a given match day. Modernization of the runways and aprons and also the integration of Terminals. Hotels have to be enough for all the sponsors, activists, tournament organizers and most of all football fans. It has to have proper security, medical care and entertainment all around in Warsaw.

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