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HISTORICAL ASSEMBLY IN AOSTA

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales, Meetings


More than sixty members of the European Association of Traditional Games and Sports have been invited to participate in the annual meeting organized, on this occasion in Aosta, by the Federachon Sport of Nohtra Tera with the collaboration of the Italian Federation of Traditional Games and Sports. Fifty people attended, among delegates and companions, who had as their base the Hotel Diana, in Pollein, a municipality near Aosta.

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VI INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF TRADITIONAL GAMES RIBERA DEL DUERO

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales

The VI International Meeting of Traditional Games Ribera del Duero took place from April 25 to 28, 2019 in Aranda de Duero and Gumiel de Izán, and was organized by La Tanguilla. On Friday, April 26, an international symposium was organized focusing on “Women and Traditional Sports”. The framework paper was given by Dr. José Luis Alonso Ponga, Director of the Chair of Studies on Tradition in the Center for Applied Anthropology of the University of Valladolid, whose communication was about “Tempus Ludendi: as if all life was a game. Everything that is not serious. He emphasized that the game “is something consubstantial to the human being, even before culture itself”.

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TRADITIONAL SPORTS and GAMES of IRAN

by Guy Jaouen in Festivales, Meetings

From March 30 to April 14, 2019, a study trip and meetings were planned in Iran (see map), in collaboration with the I.R.IRAN RURAL SPORT & LOCAL GAMES FEDERATION, and his president Gholamréza Jafari (also Vice-President of ITSGA).

Numerous meetings have been organized, either with regional leaders of traditional sports or with the administration of sport, or with regional governors and finally senior officials of the Ministry of Sport and Youth. The goal was to exchange information, material, ideas around development projects, festivals or international congresses.

13/04. Meeting with Mr. Abdulhamid Ahmadi, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, in charge of Culture.

The following file presents a summary of the festivals that were on the program of the study trip. IRAN – Study trip 2019 01

There are many traditional wrestling styles in Iran, all very popular. Here a view of the great Choukhe wrestling tournament at Esfarayen, with about 20,000 spectators!

TV links: https://tamasha.com/v/ZVVjO/%DA%A9%D8%B4%D8%AA%DB%8C-%DA%86%D9%88%D8%AE%D9%87-%DA%A9%D9%84%DB%8C%D9%BE-%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%85

Presentation of the AEJeST flag to President Jafari.

The European Association was represented by Guy Jaouen, also president of ITSGA, the international TSG coordination. He was accompanied by Petar Petrov, a researcher at the Institute of Ethnography in Sofia and a specialist in wrestling sports. President Jafari also presented a copy of the first volume (700 pages) of the encyclopedia of traditional sports and games which is currently in construction. Two other volumes are in preparation, representing nearly 1100 different practices.

Following this two-week exchange, collaborative actions will be proposed to AEJeST, notably through international festivals and congresses.

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International Congress: The traditional game today: surveillance, projection and social utility

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales, Meetings

The past 29, 30 and 31 of March took place, in Cangas del Narcea, the International Congress: The traditional game today: surveillance, projection and social utility, organized by the Association of the Vaqueiro Bolo, the Conceyu of Cangas del Narcea, the Sociedá Etnomotora Asturiana and the European Association of Traditional Games and Sports.

The meeting was exquisitely led by the friends of the Bolo Vaqueiro Association who prepared a rigorous, entertaining, varied and enriching program.

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VI International Meeting of Traditional Games Ribera del Duero

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales

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International symposium on Traditional sports practices and sustainable cultural tourism. Tamanrasset, Algeria, 7-12 January 2019.

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales, Meetings

Several members of ETSGA organizations along with other TSG enthusiastic colleagues participated in Le Colloque International Pratiques esportives traditionnelles et turisme cultural durable. Tamanrasset, Algeria, 7-12 January 2019. organized by the Association Sauver l’IMZAD chaired by Farida Sellal.

The colloquium dealt with the following topics: description and analysis of traditional sports games; cultural context of the JDT; Games, sports and identity challenges; contributions of the JDT to sustainable tourism.

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MAJORCA – 2nd 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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Ist INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OF SKITTLES OF SIX

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales

This weekend the first International skittles of Six 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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