NEWSNEWS > Big ceremony on the occasion of establishment Baku office
27 January 2017, “JW Marriott Hotel”, Baku, Azerbaijan
Special event was held on January 27th, 2017, marking establishment of Baku office of the World Capoeira Federation, election Mr Taleh Orujov as a Presdent of WCF and 20 years anniversary of creation of Capoeira sport in Azerbaijan.
Tremendous event was organized in a perfect way where many government officials, deputies, champions of the world, champions of Europe, Olympic champions, head of federations and representatives of art culture took part.
Ceremony commenced with the national anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Head of Sport Department in the Ministry of Youth and Sport, Olympic champion Farid Mansurov gave an introduction speech and also delivered greetings and congratulations of the Minister Azad Rahimov. It was mentioned that this occasion is a new page in the history of Azerbaijan as Mr. Taleh Oujov, president of the Azerbaijan Capoeira Federation, has been elected as president of the World Capoeira Federation and inscribed his name in the history of sport in Azerbaijan.
Later, Brazilian guest, head of the Supreme Council of Masters of the World Capoeira Federation, Master Mr. Paulo Sales Neto indicated that Azerbaijan Capoeira Federation played a significant role in the development of Capoeira as sports in the world and this is one of the main reasons why Mr. Taleh Orujov has been elected as president of the WCF.
Taleh Orujov on his behalf welcomed and saluted all the guests and gave thanks and tribute firstly to President of the Azerbaijan Mr Ilham Aliyev, Minister of Youth and Sport Mr Azad Rahimov, MYS Head of Department Farid Mansurov, Head of the Youth and Sport Department in Baku Ragif Abbasov for their support.
Event continued with Capoeira show performed by the World Championship awardee Professor Bailarino and national team of the Azerbaijan Capoeira Federation.