035 - Live screening to form part of four-day UEFA Champions Festival
The first-ever official public screening of the UEFA Champions League final will crown the UEFA Champions Festival celebrations in Munich on Saturday 19 May. This official public screening of the final between FC Bayern Munich and Chelsea FC, hosted by Olympiapark at the Olympiastadion, will form part of the four-day UEFA Champions Festival.
Making the final available via the official public screening gives fans an opportunity to celebrate the game and experience the magic of the UEFA Champions League final, which will be watched by millions of viewers around the world.
Tickets are priced at €5 each, which will help cover organisational, security, and administrative expenses. Each applicant can purchase a maximum of four tickets. The capacity of the Olympiastadion will be 65,000 for the screening. The gates will open at 18.30CET, followed by live musical entertainment prior to the kick-off at 20.45CET. Ticket sales will start today Friday 27 April as of 18.00CET and tickets will be available to all on München Ticket’s website http://www.muenchenticket.de/, through the different retail stores and sales points and through the München Ticket call centre on +49 / 89 / 54 81 81 81. Wheelchair access tickets are also available in limited quantities.
The annual UEFA Champions Festival will take place in Munich on 16 – 19 May. The festival is open to everyone and UEFA invites fans, families, all Müncheners and visitors to the city to ‘Join the Game’ by visiting the festival and taking part in a series of activities, including the opportunity to have their photo taken with the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women’s Champions League trophies.
The festival will also offer a stage to the 2012 UEFA Women’s Champions League final, which takes place at 18.00CET on Thursday 17 May in the adjacent Olympiastadion. As with the public screening, tickets are available through München Ticket.
The festival opening hours are:
• Wednesday 16 May 12.00 – 22.00
• Thursday 17 May 10.00 – 22.00
• Friday 18 May 10.00 – 22.00
• Saturday 19 May 09.00 – 20.00
All times are CET.
Some of the other highlights of the UEFA Champions Festival programme include:
• UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women’s Champions League trophies
Fans will be able to have their photo taken with the most coveted pieces of silverware in European club football.
• Ultimate Champions match
The match will take place at 12.00CET on Saturday 19 May in the Olympiastadion.
• Museum of Champions
Exhibits of exclusive club and player memorabilia from the great names and games of European club football bring to life the story of the European Cup.
• Skills clinics and coaching courses
Football coaches and former players will host skills clinics every day.
• Partner activities
Fans of all ages can participate in numerous fun activities organised by the official UEFA Champions League partners.
Further details about the events schedule on offer during the festival week will be released in the coming weeks. For all details, please visit www.UEFA.com.
For further information
UEFA Media & Public Relations:+41 848 04 27 27
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