From 21 to 24 October took place in Svetvinčenat, Croatia, the meeting of the OPPORTUNITY Erasmus+ project partners, the 5th International Pljočke Festival, the General Assembly of AEJeST, as well as the Extraordinary General Assembly where the new Board of Directors for the period 2021-2025 was elected. The 21st and 22nd were mainly dedicated to the OPPORTUNITY Erasmus+ Project. There were meetings of the participating partners and workshops on traditional games and sports with various schools in the area, as well as demonstrations of the game of Pljočke adapted for people with different disabilities. Both activities were well attended, not only by the participants but also by locals and tourists who were even able to take part in the games.
Another highlight of the programme was the international scientific conference held in the main hall of Svetvinčenat Castle. It focused on the role of traditional games and sports in the development of local communities in the context of sustainable tourism.Read more
Pere Lavega, President of AEJeST and several members of AEJeST (Croatia: Istarski Pljočkarski Savez; France, Iparraldeko Joko eta Herri Kirol Federakuntza; Belgium, Vlaamse Traditionele Sporten; Cyprus, Folklore Association of KTIMA and Italy, AGA) were present at the 19th edition of the Tocatì festival.Read more
The city of Svetvincenat -Croatia- will host from October 20 to 24 the General Assembly of the AEJeST, during which the elections to the new Board of Directors will take place.
The Organizing Committee, composed of members of the AEJeST as well as IPS (Istarski Pljočkarski Savez) and HSTIS (Croatian Traditional Games and Sports Association), in addition to the General Assembly, has planned a varied program that includes the OPPORTUNITY Erasmus + project,
a scientific conference and the celebration of the 5th Pljočke International Festival.
Workshop activities are also planned for schools, people with intellectual disabilities and the blind with the participation of guests from Project Opportunity.Read more
As a result of the international health alert caused by COVID-19, the Lorient Inter-Celtic Festival has been suspended. For the same reason, the FALSAB Confederation has resigned from organising the General Assembly planned for August 2020 in Brittany, coinciding with the 90th anniversary of its foundation. Supporting FALSAB’s decision, the AEJeST Council of Administration agreed in its last meeting, to suspend definitively the AG2020 in a face-to-face way, and to consult the legal adviser the possibility of calling it on line at the end of the summer giving validity to its agreements. However, in the event that the agreements of this online GA are not valid, the CA will propose an online meeting of all the members, on an experimental basis, in order to know its functioning in case it is considered appropriate to include its future use in the Internal Regulations.Read more
30 years ago (in 1990) a week of meetings was organized in Brittany which turned out to be historic.
Two major events of these meetings took place at the Ti Ar Gouren Training Center, the other one in Carhaix where an important cultural association was associated to the organization.
This week was made up of three events: Anniversary International meetings of 1990 in Brittany – En
– a one-week international seminar aimed at making the point of the situation on traditional sports and games in Europe,
– an international course of traditional wrestling of Europe,
– an international festival of traditional psorts and games organized on Easter Monday, April 16, 1990 in Carhaix, with the participation of thirty delegations.
This meeting was then at the origin of many political actions by the European Parliament of which you will find attached (PDF) a summary. History of the vote of resolution by the E.P. 02 EnRead more
The Association Internationale des Jeux et Sports Traditionnels (ITSGA), the Association Africaine des Jeux et Sports Traditionnels (AAJST), together with the Association tunisienne de sauvegarde des TSG organized in Mannouba, Tunisia, from 10 to 14 December 2019, the 7th edition of Rencontres internationales sur les Jeux et sports traditionnels, with the theme “Jouons pour vivre ensemble”.Read more
Between 8 and 10 November, the “II International Congress: Games in History” was held in Castellón de la Plana and Sant Mateu, Spain. In this edition, the Congress focused on diversity in school play and leisure time.Read more
Several delegations of AEJeST were present at the 17th edition of Tocatì in Verona from 12 to 16 September 2019.Read more
On August 8th, coinciding with the “XXIV Valdearcos Cultural Week”, a small town in the south of the province of León (Spain), Mr. Pep Ribas from Ibiza, President of the Balearic Federation, hold a conference on the history of sling shooting which was entitled ‘The mercenary slingers of the Balearic Islands in Roman times’. On Sunday, August 11th there was an exhibition and a competition with free registration.Read more