European Traditional Sports and Games Association

II INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF TRADITIONAL GAMES AND SPORTS

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales


It will take place on the island of Mallorca on 27 and 28 October 2018.
Organized by the Balearic Federation of Tir de Fona (member of the European Association of Traditional Sports and Games).
To participate or receive more information contact Pep Ribas through this email: pepribasribas@hotmail.com (Tel 0034-607-800439).

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I INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OF BOWS OF SIX

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales

This weekend the first International Six-Bowling Championship was organized in Reus, organized by the Coordinadora Intercomarcal de Bitlles / Birles, member of AEJeST.

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The ERASMUS+ Bridge Project at the Tocatì Festival

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales

BRIDGE Erasmus+ Project: Promotion of Sport and Traditional European Play: a bridge for intercultural dialogue

The AEJeST has also had an important participation in the Tocatì festival programme by presenting the BRIDGE project: Promotion of European Traditional Sport and Play: a bridge for intercultural dialogue.

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XVI EDITION OF THE TOCATI FESTIVAL, 13-16 SEPTEMBER 2018

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales, Meetings

In this new edition of TOCATÌ (Festival Internazionale dei Giochi in Strada) 137 activities have been programmed, including games, conferences, meetings, project exhibitions, laboratories… On this occasion the guests of honour were the games organisations of the South of France with the “quilles au maillet”, the tambourine game, the Basque rural games, petanque, etc.

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Traditional wrestling – International network collaboration

by Guy Jaouen in Festivales

Every year, several member federations of the FILC (International Federation of Celtic Wrestling) collaborate on the occasion of their tournaments of the summer season. Groups of wrestlers move to other countries and compete in local style of wrestling. In addition to the sporting side where they discover another style of wrestling, it is also a training to become future leaders of clubs or to the federation. Young people participate in local life, discover a new culture and do some tourism. These exchanges therefore offer a project that is more than just sport.

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Report on participation in the 4th collective consultation on the protection and promotion of Traditional Games and Sports (TSG)

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings, UNESCO

Members Ad Hoc Advisory Committee UNESCO TSG Advisory Committee. From left to right: Mr Shami Rana Rapporteur; Mr Khalil Ahmed Khan, Chairperson; Mr Wolfang Bauman; Mr Marcellin Dally, TSG Coordinator, Division of Youth, Ethics and Sports, UNESCO Social and Human Sciences Sector; Mr Ezzedine Bouzid; Mr Pere Lavega.

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International “palet” competition in Italy

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales

F.E.N.T. Valle d’Aosta, Italy and Istarski Pljočkarski Savez, Istra Croatia
Guido Theodule and Milivoj Pacenti 12th August, 2018

In Brissogne (Valle d’Aosta, Italy) the second meeting of the national teams was held in “palet”. With the participation of national teams from Italy, Croatia and Slovenia. All teams are made up of eight players. Competition in three categories: single game, pairs and trios. After interesting matches Italy won with two victories, Croatia was second with only one victory and the third place was awarded to the Slovenian team.

The event showed that there is a great desire among players of traditional games for competitions between them.

 

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Cangas de Narcea will host the European meeting of traditional sport

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings

The Bolo Vaqueiro Association will organize in April 2019 the international congress coinciding with its 20th anniversary
The Bolo Vaqueiro Association, chaired by the Francisco Álvarez Cadenas Cangués, will be responsible for organizing the international meeting of traditional sport in Cangas del Narcea at the beginning of April 2019. The group made the proposal at the last general assembly of the European Association of Traditional Games and Sports, (AEJDT), held in Flanders (Belgium), and was unanimously endorsed.
Francisco Álvarez Cadenas explained that his proposal to host the AEJDT’s council will consist of sports, cultural and scientific activities, as well as a congress. He also stressed that in the region the bowling game is closely linked to the culture and landscape of the area.

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Book “Traditional Wrestling – Our Culture”

by Guy Jaouen in Books, Publicaciones

The ERASMUS + project TRADWOC finished in the month of June. This project had for objective to create transregional networks in order to saveguard and promote traditional wrestling styles as elements of the intangible heritage of Europe.

More informations on:  https://www.associazionegiochiantichi.it/cosa-facciamo/progetti-europei/tradwoc
        Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Tradwoc/

A book has been published for the project. This book gives descriptions of the differents steps of the project in South-East Europe and also remind the distincts problematics of the traditional sports and games in 2018.

Book (PDF) PDF Book TRADWOC project – 2018

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General Assembly of l’AEJeST

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales, Meetings

The XVII General Assembly of l’AEJeST took place in Mechelen (Flanders) on July 6, 7 and 8. On this occasion Sportimonium & Vlaamse Traditionele Sporten (VlaS) were the entities that organized the meeting. The General Assembly, in which more than 30 associations of l’AEJeST have participated in person, was held on Saturday, July 7. The President’s Report was presented at the Assembly, and the actions carried out to date were highlighted and the future challenges were pointed out. The different points of the meeting were discussed below: actions of international projection carried out, economic balance, participation in European projects, AEJeST magazine, main actions of the different projects corresponding to the strategic plan of the AEJeST.

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