By Gayane Melikyan
2019-12-29 11:26
The Most Expected Events in 2020
Below we present to your attention the most expected events in the coming year.

UEFA 2020 European Football Championship
European teams are preparing for Euro 2020. This time the competition will be held on a grand scale on the occasion of the 60th anniversary - and that is why for the first time in the history of the championship sporting events will not be held in the territory of one host country, but divided between the participating countries. At the end of 2019, it became known which of the countries successfully passed through the European qualification to the final stage. The final composition of the Champions League will be known in March next year, but the start of Euro 2020 is scheduled for June 12. It is interesting that for the first time in the history of UEFA, video assistance technology will be applied - arbitrators will be able to quickly see the replay and make a decision.

2020 Ice Hockey World Championship
Another significant event in the world of sports is the Ice Hockey World Championship. It will be held in Switzerland from May 8 to 24. The attention of avid fans is riveted to the news about hockey now: due to the sanctions imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), nothing is known about the future of the country's dominant sport.

2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
This is not the first year the Olympics make Russia nervous. This time, the sanctions imposed by WADA prohibit athletes from participating under the Russian flag. In case of victory at the Olympics, a neutral flag will be erected on the podium.

75th anniversary of the Great Victory
On May 9, 2020, Russians celebrate such an important holiday as the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. On this occasion, large-scale cultural events and exhibitions devoted to the legendary event are being prepared. Separately, festive processions and parades, ceremonies of laying wreaths and flowers will be organized throughout the country. Veterans will be awarded the jubilee medal “75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945”, and 2020 is officially declared the Year of Memory and Glory of the 75th Anniversary of Victory.

IPhone 12 Presentation
Every year, Apple introduces smartphones and laptops, which instantly become the most talked-about news line on the network. Recently, Apple has undergone many changes, ranging from personnel - the chief designer Jony Ive left the company - and ending with advanced achievements in the form of three high-tech cameras.

US Presidential Election
In 2020, the United States will elect a new president, although it would seem that only recently has the world learned about the victory of billionaire Donald Trump in the elections. The current head of the country plans his participation in the upcoming elections.

Total solar eclipse
A total solar eclipse will take place on December 14, 2020. At this time, in the darkness, you can see bright stars and planets. The moon completely hides the Sun for no more than a few minutes, but this event does not cease to be interesting to people. In the 19th century, it was during a solar eclipse that researchers from Egypt noticed a flying comet․