Ceremonies Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony of the European Games Krakow-Małopolska 2023

On June 21st at 8:30 PM, a remarkable Opening Ceremony of the 3rd European Games Krakow-Malopolska 2023 will take place at the Henryk Reyman Municipal Stadium in Krakow. This extraordinary event is bound to leave an everlasting memory. Be a witness to this unique moment!

Spectacular event!

The Opening Ceremony is a true artistic spectacle of the highest level. Music, dance, choreography, and unforgettable performances by stars – all await you on this magical night. Representatives from all 48 participating nations of the Old Continent will proudly march on the Municipal Stadium, showcasing their national colors. It will be an incredibly moving moment that evokes the spirit of sportsmanship and unity.

Pilka nozna. PKO Ekstraklasa. Wisla Krakow – Cracovia Krakow. 29.09.2019

Unforgettable Music Event

The stage will be graced by young Polish talents such as Tribbs and Roxy Węgiel, as well as the Ukrainian group Kalush Orchestra, who won the hearts of Eurovision fans. Their music will provide unforgettable emotions. Get ready for performances by iconic figures from the Polish music scene that you won’t want to miss! Check out all the artists:

  • Krzysztof Cugowski
  • Golec uOrkiestra
  • Zakopower
  • Daria ze Śląska
  • Kamil Bednarek
  • Muniek i Przyjaciele


Additionally, talented dance groups will surprise you at every turn with their skills. Unforgettable visual effects and cutting-edge technology will create a unique atmosphere for this extraordinary event. Prepare yourself for an evening full of magic and extraordinary experiences!

Be Part of History

This is a unique opportunity to be part of the largest sporting event in the history of Poland. Over 7,000 athletes from across the continent will compete for over 250 sets of medals. It is not only an exhilarating professional competition but also a chance for many athletes to qualify for the Olympic Games in Paris. Krakow, Malopolska, Chorzow, Wroclaw, Rzeszow, and Bielsko-Biala will become arenas of passion, ambition, and sporting spirit.

Lighting of the Olympic Torch

One of the most thrilling moments of the ceremony is the lighting of the Olympic torch. We cannot reveal who will be the master of the ceremony, but we guarantee you will be pleasantly surprised. This magical lighting of the torch symbolizes the beginning of the European Games Krakow-Malopolska 2023 and heralds 12 days of competition in 29 different sports disciplines.

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