Judges, participants and volunteers for the Thessaloniki Open 2014 European Debating Tournament have begun arriving in the host city, getting ready to take over this year’s European Youth Capital while taking on major topics of critical importance.
Under the auspices of European Youth Capital 2014, the Thessaloniki Open 2014 is a debating tournament organized by the CDRSEE, the Association for Democracy in the Balkans, the Debating Society of Greece and Thessaloniki Debate Club.
The debates, which begin on Friday, Oct. 31 and culminate with the competition final on Sunday, Nov. 2, are open to the public and admission is free; please click here for the agenda.
The judges come from around the world and are all esteemed judges and international champions of Debating Tournaments. A total of 36 teams are taking part, arriving from 15 countries worldwide.
The judges, debaters and volunteers will enjoy Thessaloniki as well as the intense competition. Cultural activities and social events are planned all weekend after debate hours, to show off the European Youth Capital this year.