Győr is poised to host the European Youth Olympic Festival ©Hungarian Olympic Committee

The Opening Ceremony of the Győr 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) has been sold out prior to the event getting underway tomorrow.

ETO Park is set to host the Ceremony, with organisers stating workers, technicians and artists have spent over one month preparing for.

Scheduled to last for one hour and 40 minutes, the ceremony is expected to highlight the culture of Hungary, with a particular focus on the host city.

The acts include star DJ Steve Aoki, with organisers aiming to provide a youthful event for athletes to get the festival underway.

The EYOF flame will arrive during the proceedings, with the torch having been ignited in Rome during May.

It arrived in Hungary on May 27, before commencing a national tour as the country prepares to host its first Olympic event.

Competition will be held in 10 sports until July 30.

Teams have already begun arriving in Győr for the start of action.

Athletes have begun moving into their accommodation for the EYOF ©Hungarian Olympic Committee
Athletes have begun moving into their accommodation for the EYOF ©Hungarian Olympic Committee

Janez Kocijančič, EOC Acting President, will be among those in attendance at the Ceremony.

Those without tickets have been encouraged to visit Dunapapu Square, where they will be able to follow proceedings.

Athletics, basketball, cycling, canoeing and handball are among the sports on the Festival’s programme.

Judo, gymnastics, tennis, swimming and volleyball will also be contested.

A total of 3,000 athletes between the ages of 14 and 18 will compete in Győr.

A winter version of the EYOF has already been held this year, in Erzurum in Turkey in February.