Tsjechië draagt Voorzitterschap EU al op 20 juni symbolisch over (en)

Met dank overgenomen van Tsjechisch voorzitterschap Europese Unie 1e helft 2009 i, gepubliceerd op donderdag 18 juni 2009.

The United Islands Festival will include a happening on the Vltava river at 18:00 on Saturday, 20 June 2009, during which the Czech Republic will symbolically hand over the Presidency of the EU Council to Sweden.

The event will be attended by Czech Minister for European Affairs Štefan Füle, Czech Senator Alexandr Vondra and Chargé d‘affaires of the Swedish Embassy in Prague Rolf Ericsson. A keg of beer will be handed over from boat to boat during the happening. The United Islands Festival is one of the final cultural events of the Czech Presidency.

Media opportunity:

Journalists are invited to a happening that starts at 18:00 on Saturday, 20 June 2009, and takes place at the pontoon of the "EU 2009 Island" (the Strelecký island) on the Vltava river.

Please confirm your attendance to lucie.splichalova@unitedislands.cz