Your own flash mob in 5 easy steps

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When you dance you follow the music in time, usually 4 beats to the bar, that indicate different moves, building the choreography to the song’s beats. But before you take part in the FlashMOVE dance, you need to follow another five steps. Here we present you five easy steps that will help you to plan […]

“They say when I’m on the bike I’m like the Bionic Woman!”

Aysel Atas has faced a lifetime of battles head-on with determination and a love of physical activity. Now she is an inspiration and mentor to woman and people with disabilities in Turkey. Photo: Jerome Guiraud

How being active gave Aysel Atas the super-power to battle on.   For Aysel Atas, the Journey of Hope represents a lifelong journey that has seen her move from Turkey to the Netherlands as a child, be married by the time she was 16 and battle breast cancer at the age of 36. Aysel believes that being active […]

Journey of Hope team member Adnan Cangir shares his tour diary with us

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What’s it like to ride your bike for 2530 kilometres over 31 days? Follow Journey of Hope team member and guest blogger Adnan Cangir’s tour diary to find out. Adnan will give us regular updates throughout the tour and today we are sharing his diary from the first 6 days and first country of the tour: […]

What does fitness mean to you?

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You might think that European Fitness Day is not an event for you or for your organisation, that it might be related with the pre-conceived idea of massive people lifting weights and sweaty ones pounding the treadmills. But is that the reality?  According to the Cambridge Dictionary, fitness is the condition of being physically strong […]

Missed the start of the Journey of Hope? Check out our photo gallery

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Relive the start to the colourful #BeActive Journey of Hope cross-border cycling tour – or catch up on what you missed – with our photo gallery from the first four days of the tour in Denmark. From the opening event and departure in Copenhagen on 18 August to the CYKLO cycling festival in Aarhus, the […]

Danish active transport ambassadors give Journey of Hope a grand send-off

The #JourneyOfHope cross-border cycling tour started on 18 August at Israels Plads in Copenhagen.

The #BeActive Journey of Hope team cycled out of Copenhagen on Thursday 18 August with over 50 recreational cyclists following them in a nod to Forrest Gump’s famous long-distance run. The official start of the European Week of Sport event, which is carrying messages about active transport, physical activity and peaceful mobility around Europe, marked […]

Greece joins Journey of Hope celebrations to promote active transport

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Not on the Journey of Hope route? You can still celebrate the event and use it to promote what you and your organisation believe in. With a passion for cycling and promoting physical activity, NowWeMOVE National Coordinator for Greece, Georgios Farfaras, saw it as a perfect opportunity to gather local support for active transport. Despite […]

FlashMOVE sneak-peak: Budapest is ready to #FlashMOVE the city

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For many kids superheroes are those who can fly, have exceptional powers and can save a whole country with only a strong fist and the help of superhero friend. Batman, Superman, Spiderman, you name it – they have inspired generations of kids to become better and stronger like them. Hungary has a square dedicated to […]

“The longer I travel by bike, the more confident I feel”

Journey of Hope team on Inderhavnsbroen in Copenhagen

Today is the day that four Turkish cyclists will depart from Copenhagen on a 2530km Journey of Hope towards Vienna. Tour leader Feridun Ekmekci is our designated “Forrest Gump” who is gathering a lot of “company” to join him on the road. But he also has three dedicated teammates who will complete the entire journey […]

Always wanted to compete in a dance-off? Now’s your chance

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Everyone loves a dance-off. You’ve seen it in movies and on TV – now it’s your chance to be part of a real live international edition. How? Simply by being a FlashMOVE Agent and posting a video of your rehearsal online as part of our FlashMOVE intra team rehearsal competition. You don’t need to be […]