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L’AUCA DE JOCS D’ASCÓ

by Biel Pubill Soler in Books, Publicaciones

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).

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Publication of a book on “COLLAR & ELBOW”, the traditional wrestling of Ireland

by Biel Pubill Soler in Books, Publicaciones

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).

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A Book on RANNGELN wrestling (Austria) 

by Biel Pubill Soler in Publicaciones

The small federation Salzburg Rangglerverband  and TAURISKA company have published the book “Hundstoa Ranggeln. Myth. Culture. Tradition.”Federation website: https://salzburger-rangglerverband.at/

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Two new books of traditional games

by Biel Pubill Soler in Books, Publicaciones

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.

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Newsletter number 23 of the ETSGA has just come out.

by Biel Pubill Soler in Publicaciones

Newsletter number 23 of the association has just come out. Here you can read the editorial.

Dear members of the AEJeST, We contact you all again, to share with you some of the most representative institutional actions of the strategic plan carried out by the AEJeST. In this case we highlight different initiatives related to the international projection of the ETSGA.

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Le jeu traditionnel aujourd’hui / El juego tradicional hoy

by Biel Pubill Soler in Books, Publicaciones

Le jeu traditionnel aujourd’hui / El juego tradicional hoy is the collective book that collects the contributions presented at the Congress “Traditional games today: vigilance, projection and social utility”.

The work, directed by Carlos Suari and co-edited by the Asociación del Bolo Vaqueiro and the Sociedá Etnomotora Asturiana, is divided into four main parts (approximation, teaching, institutionalization and heritage) and ends with a memory of the activities held at the aforementioned congress, held in Cangas del Narcea (Asturias) in March 2019.

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QUINA CANYA! JOGUINETES

by Biel Pubill Soler in Books

The book Quina canya! Joguinetes, written by Miqui Giménez and Biel Pubill, has just been published! The book has more than 150 pages filled with instructions to build more than 60 popular toys and instruments designed to chop, scratch, blow, throw, scrub, think… And, mostly, to share! Of course, all the toys and instruments are made of cane.

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New publication: Tradijoc. El bagul dels jocs tradicionals / The chest of tradigames

by Biel Pubill Soler in Books, Festivales, Publicaciones

The cultural association Lo Llaüt, member of the European Association of Traditional Games and Sports, has just published Tradijoc. El bagul dels jocs tradicionals / The chest of tradigames.

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2001-2016. 15 YEARS OF TRADITIONAL GAMES IN NETWORK

by Biel Pubill Soler in Books, Festivales, Meetings

You can consult in PDF the magazine JUGAJE that was published on the occasion of the General Assembly of the European Association of Traditional Games and Sports held in 2016 in Santander.

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AGA talks about the spread of traditional games in the world, in the magazine Ludica!

by Biel Pubill Soler in Books

Associazione Giochi Antichi talks about traditional games also in some magazines! In 2014, in Ludica, AGA talked about the game of Salto del Pastor, played at the Canary Islands… now it’s happy to announce a second publication about the scottish Bà Game!

The publications have been published in collaboration with Ludica: an annual magazine of game, published by Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche – Viella. They’re part of the monographic collection “Playing in the sixteenth century: the century of Veronese / Games in the 1500s: the century of Veronese” of 2014 and “Jeux éducatifs et savoirs ludiques dans l’Europe médiévale / Educational games and Ludic Knowledge in Medieval Europe” of 2017.

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