Opening Ceremony Program
- 09:00 PM: Opening of the ceremony with the official speakers in English and Italian;
- 09:05 PM: Speakers entry in order:
- Mr. Angelo ZINI - Mayor of the Municipality of Portoferraio (welcome host city ceremony);
- Prof. Enrico CASTELLACCI - Councilor for Sport Municipality of Capoliveri (Local Oranizer Committeè Member);
- Dr. Eugenio GIANI - President of the Tuscany Region (Istitutional Member);
- Dr. Cordiano DAGNONI – (President FCI – Italian Cycling Federation).
- 09:25 PM: official opening "2021 UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE MARATHON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - ELBA ISLAND -
TUSCANY - ITALY" - Flag raising UCI / ITALY - Italian National Anthem ("LIVE" - tenor singer).
- 09:30 PM: “Maggyart Cultural Artistic Association” presented “Sonics Performant Volanti” with the show “Meraviglia” (created by Alessandro Pietrolini), with the patronage of the Municipality of Portoferraio;
- 10:30 PM: Flag parade of the countries participating in the “2021 UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE MARATHON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - ELBA ISLAND - TUSCANY - ITALY”;
- 10:40 PM: closing of the opening ceremony with the song "Nessun Dorma" taken from the Opera TURANDOT by Giacomo PUCCINI ("LIVE" - tenor singer).