Maribor, July 23, 2023 - Today the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) 2023 was officially opened with a spectacular ceremony, which was sold out in record time. More than 200 artists accompanied the athletes, including Joker out, the Slovenian Army Orchestra, Raiven and more than 5,000 spectators. During the Festival, the streets of Maribor will be filled with 2,419 young athletes from 48 countries.
The Slovenian national team represents one of the largest national teams at EYOF. It consists of 196 members, which makes it the largest national team in independent Slovenia that has ever performed at the Summer Olympic Festival of European Youth. They will perform in 11 sports, and the schedule of competitive performances of the Slovenian national team is available at the link.