In four Polish host cities three thousand volunteers will help guests of the EURO 2012. The recruitment officially began on Wednesday. The “Volunteer Work of Host Cities” programme is independent of the similar one organized by the UEFA and is directed mainly to fans and tourists, not only to team players of the EURO 2012. In Warsaw there will be a group of thousands of volunteers, in Wroclaw – 650 people, and, in Gdansk and Poznan – 600 people per each city. In order to become a volunteer, you need […]
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The Euro 2012 playoff draw was held Thursday in Krakow, Poland. The winners of these four home-and-home series will get the final four berths at next summer’s tournament, joining the 12 teams that have already qualified. The entire tournament will be televised on ESPN networks. Here are notes and Soccer Power Index projections for the four matchups. Turkey vs. Croatia This is a rematch of their dramatic Euro 2008 quarterfinal, when Croatia’s Ivan Klasnic scored an apparent winner in the 119th minute. But Turkey’s Semih Senturk tied it in stoppage […]
Everybody is getting ready for UEFA EURO 2012: Doctors are learning English, and Gaitana wrote an anthem for Euro 2012. Song of Gaitana calls Ukrainians to unite all the people around the championship. Gaitana plans to perform the new song in several versions, as a solo artist and with the Friends of the euro championship. Gaitana received the titel of an official Friend of the Euro-2012 in early July. By becoming a Friend of Gaitana has promised not to get bored, and kept her promise. She writes songs adedicated to […]
Ukrainian hoteliers are missing out on early bookings for Euro 2012 with reservation databases in host-city hotels still closed for the dates of the event, according to www.booked.net. Less than 250 days from the kick-off of Europe’s top international soccer showcase almost all host-city hotel booking systems in Ukraine, which is co-hosting the tournament alongside Poland, remain closed. Meanwhile, preparations for the 14th European Championship is continuing at pace across Ukraine. Reconstruction of stadiums and key improvements to infrastructure is almost complete in the host-cities of Donetsk, Kharkiv, Lviv and […]
With the Polish venues on track in their preparations for co-hosting Euro 2012, the lingering concern for the country’s football fans is whether they will have a national team capable of putting up a respectable performance. Coach Franciszek Smuda has seen his side fall as far as 73rd in FIFA’s admittedly farcical ranking system, with the dearth of playing talent a regular topic for the country’s footballing media. Many wonder what happened to the squad that won the European Under-18 Championship in Finland in 2001. That team included Tomasz Kuszczak, […]
“Book of Wishes to National Football Team at Euro 2012” sets national record and becomes the biggest book in Ukraine. The idea of the book, consisting of 2012 good luck wishes from football supporters of different parts of Ukraine, was initiated by the team behind Zozulica project (unofficial Euro 2012 mascot) and supported by information centre “Ukraine 2012” together with publishing house “Summit-book”. The unique publication has a symbolic weigh of 20,12 kg and the parameters of 68x105cm. They are equal to 1/100 size of the National Olympic Stadium to […]
In September 2011 a new programme on language education has started. Kiev healthcare staff can now learn English for free. The facility is organized by Rodion Butko foundation. It is planned to educate 911 kievan medics in 3 months. SUch step is crucial for EURO 2012 preparation because of an urgent need of English speaking specialists to host the championship. Lanugage barrier has always been a major problem for a vast population of Ukraine. These privately financed language courses will greatly contribute to a successful EURO 2012 in Ukraine.
The 3rd part of Wrocław Motorway Bypass was opened. From today, drivers can cross the Odra and Ślęża rivers over the Rędziński Bridge. Wrocław Motorway Bypass will direct transit traffic from Wroclaw. Wrocław Motorway Bypass is one of the biggest road projects implemented in Poland. Wrocław Motorway Bypass was constructed between 2008-2011. Wrocław Motorway Bypass runs along the north-west side of Wroclaw. The main purpose of the project is to direct the transit traffic beyond the existing streets in Wroclaw. Wrocław Motorway Bypass will take part of the long-range movement, […]
English language proficiency among managers of most of the capital of taxi services is not enough to easily serve foreign guests, who will come to Kiev for Euro-2012 next year. In anticipation of the preparation of Kiev to receive the final game of the UEFA European Football Championship Euro 2012 Fokus.ua learned how Kiev taxi service ready to serve foreign visitors. For this edition rung round the capital’s 15 firms engaged in carting, and tried to call the car in English. The most pleasant impression made “Taxi Chanson”. In the […]
Volunteers Euro-2012 uniform is designed in three colors – dark blue, light blue and red. This was announced during the presentation of clothing assistants European Football Championship 2012, held September 8 in Kiev. First put on the form provided and Friends of Euro 2012, Alexander and Alexander Pedan “Fozzy” Sidorenko. The presentation was held Director of Euro-2012 Ukraine Markiyan Lubkivsky and volunteer project manager Andrew Bantser, according to Information Center of Ukraine-2012.