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52nd Board Directors of AEJeST

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings

On May 7, 2022, the 52nd Board Directors of AEJeST meeting took place in Almunia de Doña Godina (Spain). Activities under 9 team projects were discussed, the results of the work of the AEJeST Council Board members were presented, as well as an action plan for the near future. The next AEJeST meeting (General Assembly) will be held in September 2022 in Verona (Italy).

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AEJeST PARTICIPATES IN THE OPPORTUNITY PROJECT IN PORTUGAL

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings, Festivales

Between April 20 and 22, the European Association of Traditional Sports and Games, as a member of the Opportunity European Project, has participated in the meeting of partners in Coimbra (Portugal).

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Extraordinary recognition to Pere Lavega

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings

Pere Lavega, president of AEJeST participated in the 5th Ethnosport Forum organized by WEC in Baku, Azerbaijan. There were 140 participants from 45 countries, including Ministers and high-level politicians from countries in Asia, Africa and America. At this meeting he had the honor of receiving recognition as an outstanding academic. He received the award for having considered that he has exerted a great international influence on the academic and scientific community in the generation of scientific knowledge on traditional sports and games.

https://youtu.be/XSGNSSCtKws

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A worldwide network of teachers and researchers in traditional games and sports

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings

Since 2001, when AEJeST was created, the will to encourage networking to promote TSG and their social values has been one of the main challenges. The course of time has confirmed that there are no frontiers in this field. Moreover, it led us in 2009 to become founding members of ITSGA and to initiate projects at the European and international levels.

As we told you in our candidacy, one of the initiatives is to create a worldwide network of teachers and researchers in traditional games and sports.

After announcing this initiative to colleagues from different continents, we received a very positive response from people motivated to participate in this network as teachers and/or researchers.

In parallel, after receiving the institutional support of INEFC, I think that the beginning of the year 2022 is a good time to present this project.

You are all invited to attend the presentation.

Pere Lavega (President AEJeST)

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AEJEST GENERAL ASSEMBLY

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales, Meetings

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.

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A SPECIFIC PROJECT AROUND HOPSCOTCH TRADITIONAL GAMES FAMILY

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings

I am pleased to inform you that we continue to be very active in the two axes of our strategic plan: internal projection (among members) and external projection (internationally) of AEJeST. In recent weeks we have been present at online conferences in Colombia, the Philippines and Turkey. In the last months we formalised a collaboration agreement with an organisation in South Korea. As a result of this agreement, we have received a grant to carry out a specific project around hopscotch traditional games family.

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New Board of Directors of the AEJeST

by Biel Pubill Soler in Uncategorised, Meetings

Dear family of the AEJeST, I am sending you this text to thank you for the trust placed in me and in the people of the new board of directors for the period 2021-2025. In the voting held on October 23 in Svetvinčenat (Croatia), we received a very extraordinary support from the members of the AEJeST.

We Start the mandate with 81 members in AEJeST. To all the members, I would like to thank you for this support received and to say that during the next few years we will continue working intensely and with all our enthusiasm to make it possible for the AEJeST to be a network of networks in favor of traditional games and sports and of the members who represent them.

Long live the Traditional Games and Sports!!! Long live the AEJeST!!!

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The general assembly of the AEJeST in pictures

by Biel Pubill Soler in Uncategorised, Meetings

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY EXTRAORDINARY OF THE AEJEST

by Biel Pubill Soler in Festivales, Meetings

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.

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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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