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Arrival of the Olympic Torch in Brussels

A live celebration of sport and music at Rond-Point Schuman herald ed the arrival of the Olympic Torch on the Brussels leg of its world tour across all 5 continents. Viviane Reding, Member of the EC in charge of Education and Culture presented the torch to the runners at the event, which included two pupils from the Ixelles European school, and famous Belgian sportspersons. Descending from the Rond-Point, the relay passed by the Council, several Commission buildings and the Parliament on its way down to the Grand Place for further celebrations and a royal welcome. Dalia Grybauskaitė, Member of the EC, and Stavros Dimas, Member of the EC in charge of Employment and Social Affairs, also witnessed the arrival of the Olympic flame in Brussels.
Arrival of the Olympic Torch in Brussels
Viviane Reding, on the right, and a pupil of the European School with the Olympic flame
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Date: 22/06/2004
Arrival of the Olympic Torch in Brussels
Dalia Grybauskaitė, Stavros Dimas, and Viviane Reding (from left, to right)
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Date: 22/06/2004
Arrival of the Olympic Torch in Brussels
The Olympic Flame in front of the Berlaymont building
Reference: P-010787
Date: 22/06/2004
Arrival of the Olympic Torch in Brussels
Stavros Dimas, showing the T-shirt of the team "Running for Europe"
Reference: P-010787
Date: 22/06/2004
Arrival of the Olympic Torch in Brussels
The Olympic Flame in front of the Berlaymont building
Reference: P-010787
Date: 22/06/2004



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