Security preparations for Euro 2012 football championship, co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine, are progressing according to the schedule, Polish deputy Interior Minister Michal Deskur said on Thursday. Deskur recalled that the Interior Ministry and its services have been preparing for the tournament for several years. ” Complete readiness should be confirmed in mid-May, about three weeks before the first match,” he added. Three organisational areas are of key significance to the tournament: security, transport and servicing the guests, the deputy minister explained. Referring to his cooperation with Ukrainian authorities he […]
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On April 18, 2007, the head of UEFA, Michel Platini mentioned Poland and Ukraine as the hosts of the European Championships in football to be held in 2012. Below we present the current status of works concerning major facilities being prepared for Euro 2012. We mean stadiums. Three years ago euphoria broke out in Poland when Michel Platini took out from an envelope a card with the words “Poland and Ukraine.” The joy in Poland, resulting from granting such a prestigious event did quickly turned into fear. Questions “whether Poland […]
The process of preparation of Lviv for Euro 2012 disappointed local entrepreneurs. The authorities promised to create new jobs in the city, however foreigners receive and carry our orders – the “Lwiwska Poszta” newspaper writes. Over the last three years there has not been job offers for construction workers in Lviv. Locals people do not have work and the stadium is built by a contractor from Donetsk – the articles points. The newspaper quotes the head of the local company producing chairs and car seats Bogdan Szewciw who complains that […]
Stadiums in Poland Warsaw – National Stadium The National Stadium has a unique retractable PVC roof which unfolds from a nest on a needle suspended above the centre of the pitch. Read more… Wroclaw – Municipal Stadium The shape of the stadium is highlighted by the innovative design of its external walls. The building is covered by glass fibre mesh coated with teflon. The mesh is anchored by steel rings placed around the entire body of the stadium. The covering lends lightness and transparency to the massive structure. The colors […]