NEWS REPORT: Hungarian band MDC came to Lloret de Mar last weekend to perform "Fair Play", the official song of European beach handball, at the European Championships
"Fair Play" premieres at European Beach Handball Championships
Fair play has always been an integral part of beach handball, and this emphasis is now even further underlined as beach handball within the EHF and the European Fair Play Movement (EFPM) spread the message of fair play.
The cooperation between the two organisations that started at the ebt Finals in May in Budaörs, Hungary reached its first peak when Hungarian band MDC performed their song "Fair Play" on the occasion of the final day at the European Championships 2015 in Lloret de Mar.
"For us ‘Fair Play’ is not just about sport, but also about other things in life. We are trying to live in a fair play way of life – it’s an attitude that we try to apply all the time," says singer Miklós Bátori.
"Fair Play" is now also the official song for the EHF’s beach handball events and will be played at tournament's in the future.
MDC participated in the Hungarian version of music talent show X-Factor in 2013. They released their first music video in 2014 and have since been featured in several Hungarian music channels and at concerts.
The EFPM is a non-governmental association was founded in 1994. Its main aim is to promote Fair Play and tolerance in the broadest sense (in sports and everyday life) at European level.
The EFPM seeks to achieve this goal by supporting its members, by helping to promate Fair Play campaigns where sports organisations take the initiative, by cooperating with the authorities to foster Fair Play themes and by faciliating regular contacts between the various European sports organisations.
TEXT: EHF / ts
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