FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Fans invited to events, concerts along Men’s Club World Championship


Events and concerts will be held before and after matches at the Divino Braga Gymnasium in Betim

Betim, Brazil, October 4, 2013 – The Divino Braga Gymnasium in Betim, Brazil will host the eight best clubs of the world for the FIVB Men’s Club World Championship from October 15 to 20.

Along with the spectacular volleyball matches expected at the venue, there will also be music, art and culture, including a stage outside the gym that will host daily concerts after the last game. The matches will take place at 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., local time. The local bands will begin their performances at 9 p.m., and are expected to finish at midnight. One ticket is valid for all the day's activities.

Musical performances include:

October 15: Toninho Horta

October 16: Saul Larangeira and Saldanha Rolim

October 17: Flor de Abacate

October 18: Wilson Sidereal

October 19: Lô Borges

There will be an area annexed to the gym showcasing the best of the Minas Gerais's crafts. During the event, a space outside also will be transformed into a restaurant that will serve the public with the best dishes of the cuisine of Minas Gerais. Tours will also be offered for delegations and for the public, including visits to historic towns of Ouro Preto and Mariana, Gruta de Maquiné, the museum Inhotim and a city tour in Belo Horizonte.

“We will use this moment of the World Championship to show the value of our state,” said Sada Cruzeiro’s President Vittorio Mediolii. “We could not held an event like that and be limited to the sport only. It is really important reveal the culture from Minas Gerais. It is necessary to integrate, socialize and involve the society. We want to make a special event.”

Children are also invited to attend a free artistic and volleyball workshop for free at the Complexo Esportivo do Horto in front of the Gymnasium. 


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