European Traditional Sports and Games Association
Viewing posts from: July 2021

Signature of the collaboration agreement between AEJeST and the Korea Traditional Culture Center

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings

Today AEJeST has been involved in a very special event. Mr KIM Sun-tai President of Korea Traditional Culture Center the Korea Traditional Culture Center (KTCC) and Mr. Pere Lavega, President of the European Traditional Sports and Games Association(AEJeST) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between KTTC and AEJeST.

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L’AUCA DE JOCS D’ASCÓ

by Biel Pubill Soler in Books, Publicaciones

L’auca de jocs d’Ascó was published last April, a new publication on the games and toys of the cultural association Lo Llaüt, member of the AEJeST since 2011.

The book, written by Biel Pubill, professor of history and physical education at the Flix Institute, reviews the leisure activities that appear in the famous auca –image poster- Jochs d’infantesa -Games of children- (1674) of folklorist Joan Amades, collected and published in 1947 under the name Jocs de la mainada – Children’s games – reinterpreting many of the games that appear there and contextualising them in the streets, squares and natural environments of Ascó (Catalonia).

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PROJECT   ERASMUS+   TRAWECU 

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings

Author of the articl: Guy Jaouen

From June 25 to 28, the city of Šabac in Serbia hosted the first meeting related to the TRAWECU project. Šabac is a community of 120,000 inhabitants 50km west of Belgrade.

This TRAWECU project is an ERASMUS+ project which aims to reflect on a better use of traditional sports (in the project traditional wrestling) in order to promote cultural tourism and local development. See the presentation PDF file Presentation TRAWECU En

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Publication of a book on “COLLAR & ELBOW”, the traditional wrestling of Ireland

by Biel Pubill Soler in Books, Publicaciones

Author of the article: Guy Jaouen

The author is Ruadhan MacFadden, an Irish independent researcher in cultural anthropology who has practiced many martial arts. This 216-page English-language book explores the history of the Collar and Elbow style, its popularity in the 19th century, its strategies and techniques, how it was deeply integrated into rural communities in Ireland (see table of contents).

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