Skip Navigation LinksNews > News
News
22/08/2013 17:00
Official mascot attends Andersen parade to draw attention to upcoming Championship
2013 CEV VELUX Volleyball European Championship - Men

Copenhagen, Denmark, August 22, 2013. HC, the official mascot of the 2013 CEV VELUX Volleyball European Championship – Men scheduled from September 20 through 29 was recently one of the stars of the annual parade held in Odense to commemorate Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen. Odense – the home town of Andersen – is one of the venues set to host the upcoming Championship with hosts Denmark, 2011 European silver medalists Italy plus Belgium and Belarus starring there in preliminary pool A.
“Wherever it goes our mascot does always contribute to a great ambiance” says the Managing Director of the Danish Organizing Committee, Mads Bang Aaen. “This may be by attending a Volleyball match as it did some weeks ago with our home round of the European League or in one of the many side events taking place in conjunction with the Championship. Since the Danish team will be playing its preliminary matches in Odense, the place where Hans Christian Andersen was born, it was a natural thing that HC paid visit to this place and attended the parade”.

“The 2013 CEV VELUX Volleyball European Championship will be broadcast all over the world and the mascot was designed and conceived in order to add something more to the Volleyball fiesta that we are about to celebrate. The host cities – Odense, Herning, Aarhus and Copenhagen – as well as our partner Sport Event Denmark all wanted to have something with a Danish look and feel. Our mascot is therefore a great opportunity to tell something more about Denmark to all our guests and those that will be following the Championship” Bang Aaen stresses.

HC will visit the preliminary matches taking place at Stadium Arena Fyn in Odense as well as at Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning before moving to Aarhus and the local NRGi Arena where the CEV VELUX Volleyball European Championship will continue with the Playoffs and quarterfinals before the much anticipated final weekend at Parken stadium in Copenhagen.  

Click here to see a video of HC attending the H.C. Andersen parade at Odense

Visit also the official website www.eurovolley2013.dk

News nr. 3810 of 8535
23/08/2013 09:00:00
European champions Italy lose to Brazil on opening day of U21 World Champs
21/08/2013 12:00:00
Check your easy way to EuroVolley 2013, only 30 days to go!
Advanced Search
From:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
To:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
Search for:
select

LiveScore
   
2017 CL M
Final Four in ROME (ITA)
 
 
19:30Local Time
Sir Sicoma Colussi PERUGIA
vs.
Cucine Lube CIVITANOVA
Live
16:30Local Time
BERLIN Recycling Volleys
vs.
Zenit KAZAN
View
Live
2017 CEV U19 ECH M
Semifinal Matches 5-8 in Györ (HUN)
 
 
13:00Local Time
POLAND
vs.
FINLAND
View
Live
15:30Local Time
BELGIUM
vs.
FRANCE
View
Live
2017 CEV U19 ECH M
Semifinal Matches 1-4 in Györ (HUN)
 
 
18:00Local Time
RUSSIA
vs.
CZECH REPUBLIC
View
Live
20:30Local Time
TURKEY
vs.
ITALY
Live


Calendar
Calendar
Title and navigation
<<<April 2017>>>
April 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
272829303112
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
1234567