European Traditional Sports and Games Association

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Exhibition of the Cantabrian Traditional Sports and Games at Santander, in September 2005.

Assembly General Meeting in Santander – Spain – 26th, 27th and 28th August, 2005, during the Spanish championship of bolo palma (photos 2 & 3). The delegates have been welcomed by the president of the parliament of Cantabria, Mr. Miguel Angel Palacio, and by the Maire of Santander, Mr. Gonzalo Piñeiro. (Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3).

7 & 8 of May 2005. The 13th international  championship of celtic wrestling has been organised in Landerneau (Brittany). 7 teams have participated : Iceland, North England, Sardinia, Leon (Spain), Austria, Scotland and Brittany. Sweden and Fryslan (NL) which were registered did not present a team. It was the 20th birthday of the FILC. (Photo 1, Photo 2).

On the 17 th, 18 th and 19 th of February 2005, the federation of Boule de Fort received in Angers (France) the ETSGA executive committee. The federation of Boule de Fort gather about 400 clubs with 44 000 members in the clubs. The agenda was mainly a point on the first four years of existence and the preparation of the assembly general meeting of August 2005 in Santander (Spain). (Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3).

The assembly general meeting of ETSGA took place in Aosta – Italy – July 10 and 11, 2004.
On Saturday the delegates have been received by Charles PERRIN, president of the government of the Vallée d’Aoste autonomous community.
Sunday a visit of the very new traditional games regional center took place, in Brissogne. (Photo 1, Photo 2)

An European gathering has been organised in Brittany, Lesneven on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of May 2004, with delegations from Ireland, Galicia, Cantábria, Belgium and of course Brittany : “GAMES OF EUROPE – C’hoarioù an dud”. (Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Photo 4, Photo 5).

ETSGA council met in Quimper – France, on December the 11th and 12th, 2003.

The ETSGA Assembly General Meeting 2003 will be held at Evergem, close to Ghent-België, August 16th and 17th, in parallel to the Belgium championship of Krubol (flat bowll) and of an international meeting of two other traditional games. (see the program, Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3).

The European Championship of Celtic Wrestling (traditional styles) will be held on July 12th and 13th in Ollolai, close to Nuero, Sardinia-Italia.

A presence of a stand at the international fair of Toulouse – France, the weekend of April 5, 2003, will be held, in partnership with the center for traditional games and sports of Occitania.

The ETSGA council met in Rodez – France, on January the 9th and 10th, 2003. One of the main points was to establish the organization of an inventory for the skittle games to the European level.

ETSGA sponsored the Nantes international Meetings of traditional games (France), the 3, 4 and 5 of October 2002, in partnership with the Confederation Falsab of Brittany.

The first assembly general meeting of the ETSGA was held on August 24th 2002 in Pavullo, close to Modena – Italia, in parallel with the Italian championship of Ruzzolone, a game where one throws a flat bowl that symbolizes a cheese. (Photo 1, Photo 2).