About EYOF 2019


The EYOF (European Youth Olympic Festival) is the largest sport festival for young athletes between 14 and 18 years old. The winter and summer festival is organized every two years. EYOF is a part of the European Olympic Committee and EOC has exclusive rights to the event. 


  • Is the biggest multi-sport event for the youth of Europe
  • Teaches the values and ideals embodied in the Olympic Charter
  • Educates and motivates youth to do sport and adopt a healthy lifestyle
  • Is a meeting point for young athletes from 46 European countries

For more information about the EYOF as a competition please follow the link : www.eyof.org



The host of the EYOF 2019 Winter Youth Festival are the cities of Sarajevo and East Sarajevo, two cities founded the limited liability company "EYOF 2019 doo", the company general assembly has 6 members, comprised of three representatives of both cities. The EYOF 2019 currently has 12 permanent employees, while the Executive Committee consists of 17 sectors (including their managers and assistants)

"The EYOF is a perfect occasion to teach young athletes from all over Europe about the importance of ideals such as fair competition, respect, tolerance and friendship."

Jean-Michel SaiveOff

Official letter from the mayors of Sarajevo and East Sarajevo :