“Then, I got company… People told me it gave them hope”

Departing from Heroes' Square in Budapest

Forrest Gump-style Journey of Hope ends after 31 days, 7 countries and a string of followers. From paper to reality, the Journey of Hope came to life last month and ended after 2500km and 31 days on the road for our four tour leaders, Feridun Ekmekci, Adnan Cangir, Aysel Atas and Meliha Kaya. The team […]

Lithuanian Sports University campus came alive for the #BeActive FlashMOVE

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The Lithuanian Sports University (LSU), a member of Health Promoting Universities Network, made Saturday 10 September a FlashMOVE day on its campus, adding a huge 500 participants to Europe’s biggest flash mob event promoting physical activity and the 2016 European Week of Sport. School and university students, people from a local disability centre, lecturers and other colleagues […]

#BeActive FlashMOVE united thousands of Europeans with the same dance

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300 events in 27 countries with 9,000 dancers and 18,000 spectators became part of the biggest European initiative of the year. Even though they were scattered across the whole continent, thousands of Europeans dancing in the #BeActive FlashMOVE on 10 September 2016 were united by the same music and choreography. The initiative raised the curtain […]

FlashMOVE and Journey of Hope highlight European Week of Sport kick-off celebrations

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ISCA’s #BeActive FlashMOVE raised the curtain of the European Week of Sport opening ceremony on 10 September at 11am with local children from Kosice inviting the crowd surrounding the stage to join them in Europe’s biggest simultaneous flash mob. The event was streamed live on the #BeActive website and is now available to watch on […]

FlashMOVE: Unity in diversity

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Albert Einstein said that “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results”. Well, let me challenge one of the most brilliant minds the planet Earth has seen and maybe admit that we, at the NowWeMOVE campaign, can be a bit insane. The FlashMOVE as an idea has been taking place […]

#DanceLikeNoOneIsWatchingYou

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The #FlashMOVE is just around the corner and Europe is not just waiting for the clock to signal the starting time: 11am CET. Many of our MOVE Agents have taken the time to practice their moves and share with us and their communities their FlashMOVE preparations. Those who have taken up the #FlashMOVE dance-off challenge […]

Plan your European School Sport Day event with its free toolkit and resources

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The European School Sport Day on 30 September is a pan-European initiative and we intend to make it accessible for every European country. The event’s main goal is to promote physical activity and health on international level and involve as many children and young people, schools and organisations as possible. It is a celebration which provides the […]

Guess who’s riding the fifth-longest distance during the Journey of Hope?

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Clue: She’s Slovenian and you may know her well. The International Sport and Culture Association’s Head of Projects, Saska Benedicic Tomat, has been having an active month. And that suits her perfectly. But this one has been an even bigger adventure, as she is the person who will ride the fifth-longest distance in the Journey […]

The European Week of Sport will start with a dance flashmob on 10 September

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#BeActive FlashMOVE will unite Europeans from 70 cities to one and the same music and choreography Europe is uniting to the same dance, the #BeActive FlashMOVE, on 10 September at 11:00 CET. More than 150 events in 24 countries and 70 cities across Europe will bring together thousands of European to dance the same dance […]

How to Get Fit in 5 Easy Ways

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By Debbie Rodrigues (Debbie in Shape) Are you new to fitness? Or are you looking for a new activity? You don’t need much to be in shape. You don’t have to work out for countless hours per day to get fit. To give you some inspiration, I have chosen 5 easy ways to get and stay […]