European Traditional Sports and Games Association
Viewing posts from: August 2022

Visibility of the AEJeST in the “Skitles Week”

by José Ángel Hoyos Perote in Books

The Cantabrian Skitles Federation organised the XXXIIth Bowling Week in Torrelavega. During 10 days -from 17th to 26th August- five important competitions were held: the 1st category Spanish Championship, the Women’s and Children’s Championships, as well as the Spanish Federation Cup by teams and the Million K.O. Tournament. The organisers gave full visibility to the AEJeST in all the posters and in the static and dynamic publicity of the bowling alley.




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BALKANS cup 2022 – North Macedonia

by José Ángel Hoyos Perote in Books

The traditional wrestling federation of North Macedonia organized its main event “BALKAN CUP” in the locality of Buzalkovo Veles, in the center of North Macedonia. Two to three thousand people took part in the celebration as well as several dozen wrestlers.

Wrestlers from the Uniunea Democrată Tătară organization from Romania also participated in the competition. The day was embellished with folk dances.

The young categories were also represented.

In the center the best wrestler of the day, Ramazan Bakija.

In recent years, the federation has created several clubs and is working to disseminate Pehlivan wrestling, the traditional Balkan wrestling, similar to that one of Greece and Turkey, in the country.

Meeting with the Turkish ambassador (in costume, with the president of the federation Amet Osman (on the left) and on the right Hamid Bakija, the general secretary of the federation.

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