Fantastic Opening to the Beirut Unisports Festival
24 Mar. 2017 – In the presence of Italian, German, Swiss, Serbian and Czech Republican delegations, in addition to 17 Lebanese universities, the Beirut Unisports Festival organized by USJ was inaugurated in a fantastic way!
After each delegation walked with their flag in front of the fans, the organizing university welcomed the foreign universities in their respective language, while their national anthem was being played.
Then, USJ’s women basketball team captain, Palig Semerdjian, recited the players oath which promises abiding by the rules and having sportsmanship.
When the formalities were done, the dancing competition was launched in front of a highly ranked jury consisting of Hady Awada, Sandra Abbas, Amanda Abi Rached, Raed Mrad and Zeina Assaf.
First place went to USJ while LAU finished second. Both were given their prizes by the head of the Italian delegation, Alberto Tanguetti.
Finally, the opening day was concluded with a cocktail that included Lebanese food, before the foreigners left to Mar Mkhayel to enjoy Lebanon’s night life.