European Traditional Sports and Games Association
Viewing posts from: April 2020

ITSGA – Election of the Council 2020 – 2023

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings

The ITSGA – International Traditional Sports an Games Association – has renewed its Council members. The last general meeting had taken place in Coimbra and Lousã, Portugal at the end of 2015. In 2019 two meetings had been scheduled for a general meeting, Iran and Tunisia, but the usual difficulties (visas, and travel funding) had postponed the agenda. It was during the December 2019 meeting in Tunisia that the decision was taken to organize the electoral process by email. The Council was therefore elected by all the member organizations in March 2020, the 19th. Then a deadline was given to the presidential candidates to present their candidacy and a work plan for the period 2020-2023. Only one candidate, Guy Jaouen, former president, presented a work plan (discussed individually with all the Council members). The election was held on April 21.

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Death of Erwan Evenou

by Biel Pubill Soler in Uncategorised

Dear members of the AEJeST, we sadly inform the death of Erwan Evenou. He dedicated more than 50 years of his life to various actions and positions of responsibility, including the role of president of the Gouren Federation.

Photo: https://www.facebook.com/federationdegouren/

On behalf of the European Association of Traditional Sports and Games, we would like to express our deepest condolences to his family and to the Gouren Federation.

Kind regards,

Pere Lavega

President of the AEJeST

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AEJeST participates in the European project TRAWECU

by Biel Pubill Soler in Uncategorised

Using traditional wrestling as a medium of cultural tourism and local development / TRAWECU

The project (2021 – 2022) will be led by Palestikos Omilos Kalon Dentron (Kala Dentra Wrestling Club) with a consortium of selected project partners with complementary experience, knowledge and expertise. All partners have experience in the field of TSG as well as in research for alternative routes combining local development, tourism and the cultural and educational aspect.

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