Night of Nations at Kalemegdan Fortress
Because of the terrorist attacks in Istanbul , at the " Ataturk " airport that killed more than 30 people and wounded about 150 , Evening of nations at Kalemegdan within the World School Championship began with a minute of silence . Representation of Turkey attended the ceremonial event for BC Partizan , but did not participate in the entertainment program . Before the male and female players from 35 countries presented their traditional music , dance and food , participants were addressed by the organizers of the 24th World School Championship .
You are the future of the world . And really nice to see you in such great numbers . Have a nice time in Belgrade and let the best man win - said the Secretary of State for sport Predrag Peruničić.
Welcoming the participants of the World Cup and wished the Deputy Mayor of Belgrade , Andreja Mladenovic , as well as Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Uros Zekovic . I want you to enjoy our beautiful city and let us come back - said Mladenovic.
Enjoy your victories , do not be sad because of the loss because it is clear that at an event like this most important gathering - said Zeković.
Host nation evening Zeljko Tanaskovic said that without the help of the Ministry of Youth and Sports would not be possible to organize the 24th World Championships school . I hope you have a good time and to enjoy in Belgrade and all that brings the World Cup school . We all today we would not be here to School Sports Serbia has the support of the Ministry of Youth and Sports - Tanaskovic said .
Then the party started. Armenia , Belgium , Brazil , Bulgaria ... alternated male and female players for each other on stage and " praised " the culture and tradition of their country .