The video conference was conducted under the chairmanship of the deputy minister of sport of Russia Pavel Kolobkov. Khanty-Mansiysk was represented by the deputy governor of Ugra Alexey Putin.
According to Valery Raevskiy, the general director of TV and radio company “Ugra”, his company is ready for broadcasting this major sport event. Both competitions and official Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be shown on TV. Besides, a special program, dedicated to the brightest moments of the Deaflympics will come on air daily. He has also noted that Deaflympics will be also broadcasted on national TV channels.
It is to be reminded that the Deaflympics will take place in Khanty-Mansiysk and Magnitogorsk from March’28 till April’05.
The accredited media include international, national and regional TV channels, newspapers, magazines and internet pages. Besides, the application forms are received from press-services of the regions whose athletes are participating in the Deaflympics and bloggers writing about sport. In addition to Russian media representatives, Ugra will welcome journalists from Canada, Japan, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria, Austria, Italy, etc.
Hotel rooms from media teams are booked in 2 hotels of Khanty-Mansiysk: “Taray” and “Ugra”.