by Biel Pubill Soler in Publicaciones
A new book on traditional games and sports has just appeared. This is the expansion of the initial dossier of traditional games included in the “TRADIJOC festival” which now includes 35 popular games in 130 pages, with more than 50 variants, from the Ribera d’Ebre and Terra Alta regions.
The book, published by the cultural association Lo Llaüt de Ascó -Spain-, is in Catalan, Spanish and English.
It can be viewed at this link.
On May 19, the sixteenth edition of Tradijoc (meeting of 1st year ESO students from the Ribera d’Ebre and Terra Alta counties) took place in Móra d’Ebre (Catalonia). The objective of this meeting is to live and get to know each other, for a day, practicing traditional games of the area.Read more
by Biel Pubill Soler in Publicaciones
This book has been published by ITSGA in collaboration with AEJeST. Its objective is to propose in English language the debate on the place and the societal role of Indigenous sports and games in the society of tomorrow, that one which will have to be built after the climate crisis. The texts are those of well-known sociologists, historians and anthropologists on this subject. The book will be given at international meetings.
Information provided by Guy JaouenRead more
The Federation of Gouren held on Sunday 22nd May the Championship of Brittany in the town of Guipavas. The Gouren Magazine (digital and paper) was also presented, which includes information about the Erasmus+ TRAWECU Project (with members of the AEJeST) and an extensive report about the “PALI” wrestling in Greece.https://fr.calameo.com/read/006278983f852e163d376Read more
This book presents a captivating story about traditional sports and games in the current world. It moves from Denmark to the Basque Country and to Scotland, exploring traditional games in their local contexts. It highlights the numerous, practical functions of traditional games, showing that these games are very valuable, necessary, and actually fit the needs of our times!Read more
We are pleased to inform you about the latest publication of Professor Parlebas, honorary member of AEJeST, co-authored with Professor Michael Boutin. We take this opportunity to congratulate the authors.Read more
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).Read more
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).Read more
The small federation Salzburg Rangglerverband and TAURISKA company have published the book “Hundstoa Ranggeln. Myth. Culture. Tradition.”Federation website: https://salzburger-rangglerverband.at/Read more
At the end of 2020, the “Asociación Cultural La Tanguilla” (Spain) published two books on two festival of traditional sports and games.
The 1st book is a collection of communications given at the time of the World Congress of Peñaranda de Duero, Spain, in 2009, in parallel with the Congress of AEJeST and the founding meeting of the ITSGA. The speakers were from Spain, Italy, Portugal, South Korea, Taiwan and Brazil.Read more