Official Dinner put together illustrious people of the WUC Futsal and Chess
Last Wednesday, 22th August, the WUC Official Dinner took place at Panoramic Restaurant in Minho’s University where were present people from the Chess Championship and from the Futsal Championship as well.
In Braga, the dinner had as main intention put together all the participants from the tournaments, namely the organization, teams and guests.
At Panoramic Restaurant were represented the following institutions: Braga European Capital of Youth, Guimarães European Capital of Culture, Minho’s University, Organizing Committee, FISU, FIDE, FIFA and a few more Portuguese federations that support those events, University of Malaga, host of next World University Championships and delegates from all the teams in the competitions.
After dinner, Luís Rodrigues, President of The Organizing Committee directed a few words to the guests, followed by the speech of the Rector of Minho’s University. A ntónio Cunha reforced his words of the Open Ceremony, enhancing that those two competitions have extreme importance to the institution because “sport is part of the educational project of the university”.
In the end of the speeches, a few gratefulness awards were given to the teams and to the guests that helped with the organization of WUC 2012. This act happened again with Luciano Cabral from FISU and, later on, with Bruno Barracosa from Academic Federation of University Sport of Portugal.
The ceremony, hosted by Fernando Parente General Secretary of The Organizing Committee, ended around 11.30pm.