Sep 19, 2019
Official flag raising in honour of the Youth Olympic Games.
The municipality will wear the colours of the YOG to mark this event. From 5 pm, the aperitif is offered by the local authority of Ormont-Dessous. The arrival of the flag will be in procession with the "Echo of the Alps" brass band, followed by the flag raising. An official part in the presence of Arnaud Guex, an athlete from the municipality who participated in the YOG2016, will take place. An introduction to summer biathlon and a quiz competition with prizes liven up the evening. Raclette is offered by the development companies.
For the operation, a flag of the YOG2020 in each municipality of the canton, 612 students from the Waldensian municipalities will meet at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin in Lausanne. They will enter the stadium with the flags of the municipalities and will take place on a map of the canton of Vaud marked on the ground. They will then replace the municipal flag with an official YOG2020 flag. A choreography representing the sports of the winter games will be performed by 2020 students from the Lausanne region. At the end of this ceremony, the 612 students will return to their commune to raise the flag of the YOG2020.