Slovakia - Conclusion of International Salesian Youth Games in Slovakia and Austria
Bratislava, Slovakia - May 2016 - The 27th International Salesian Youth Games ended on 8 May. This was the first time the games were held in two countries, Slovakia and Austria, under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Slovakia, Andrej Kiska. The event was attended by about 1,000 young people from 13 countries, who competed in various sports, and 260 volunteers from the Salesian oratories of Slovakia. Fr Fabio Attard, Councillor General for Youth Ministry, presided over the Eucharistic celebration before the finals of the games. The participants then moved to Vienna for a guided tour and a cultural program at the "Salesian Gymnasium" of Unterwaltersdorf.