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

Journey of Hope_cycling side event_Peloponnese_Greece

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 […]

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

FlashMOVE flash mob_BeActive_moving people

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 […]

How will you celebrate European Fitness Day?

European Fitness Day

Show off what you do best or test something new. It’s up to you – but here are a few ideas: • Open doors/“try-it” days • Dance workshops • Introduction to strength training • Yoga or Pilates for men • Cross fitness competitions • Spinning lessons • Swimming lessons or competitions • Fitness sessions in […]

Get ready for MOVE Week in Latin America this November!

Move Brasil

The fifth edition of the European MOVE Week wrapped up yesterday, and soon it will be time to MOVE Latin America! It is now confirmed that the fourth edition of MOVE Week Brazil (Semana Move Brasil) will take place from 19-27 November. In a country where more than half of the population states they are […]

Slovakia ready with over 200 MOVE Week 2016 events

Slovakia_jumps for health

If you’re living in Slovakia or enjoying a spring getaway there next week, chances are you will notice a lot of activity as you’re exploring its cities – and most likely a few people wearing the same orange t-shirts. That’s because Slovakia’s MOVE Agents have managed to organise 220 MOVE Week events that will take […]

MOVE Week 2016 starts on Monday!

Flash mob Hungary Eva Jozsef

Between 23 and 29 May 2016, more than one million people from 35 countries around Europe are expected to be join in the 5th edition of MOVE Week, a pan-European event promoting grassroots sport and physical activity. MOVE Week is an open platform for anyone with an interest in getting people active to showcase their […]

No time for physical activity?

NED

On 13 May 2016 the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) and its local partners will stage their second European No Elevators Day. The day will see organisations, institutions, schools and individual citizens sealing off elevators across Europe as part of ISCA’s NowWeMOVE campaign promoting physical activity. Lack of time is the most frequent excuse Europeans […]

“If you want to go far, go together”

National Coordinators meeting with President of Mugla Municipality

There is an African proverb that says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This was a good motto for the gathering of NowWeMOVE campaign National Coordinators in Mulğa, Turkey, from 18 to 21 February this year. The meeting was hosted by Turkish National Coordinator, Feridun […]

NowWeMOVE websites and coverage reached millions in 2015

NowWeMOVE coverage

As the NowWeMOVE campaign continues to expand its year-round calendar of events, its online coverage and reach is rapidly following suit, with over 1.1 million people visiting a NowWeMOVE website and over 1700 traditional online articles being published on one or more of the campaign’s activities in 2015. Fresh reports from our digital and media […]