|Posted by Eurovision On Top on July 18, 2015 at 4:00 AM|
The closing ceremony of Baku 2015 European Games begins with a bang. The first ever performance of a new symphonic arrangement of the national anthem, sung by Farid Mammadov & Sabina Babayeva.
The 2015 European Games (commonly known as Baku 2015 or Baku 2015 European Games) were the inaugural edition of the European games. It took place in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 12 to 28 June 2015, embracing 6 000 athletes from 50 countries, being Russia the big winner with a total of 154 medals.
Just like Eurovision 2012, the 2015 European Games were an impressive event organized by the Land of Fire and if for Eurovision the Baku Crystal Hall was built, this time they built the Baku National Stadium.
And it was the brand new Baku National Stadium that hold the closing ceremony starting with a new version of the National Anthem performed for the very first time, sung by Azeris representatives at the ESC 2012 and 2013: Sabina Babayeva and Farid Mammadov.