Everybody moved in Balçova Municipality

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Newly designated member of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network for Phase VI, Balçova Municipality in Izmir, Turkey, took part in MOVE Week 2016 as part of its new role to support and promote social, healthy and physical activities. It held four activities during MOVE Week for participants aged from 5 to 75 years old. […]

MOVE Week flagship and solidarity event turns Barcelona into capital of Nordic walking

MOVE Week Spain Nordic Walking

This year Eurofitness joined Walkim in organising a solidarity Master Nordic Walking event, which consisted of 3 different courses of varying distances – 7.7km / 15km and 30km. Walkim Barcelona is the largest Nordic walking event we have had in our city. Barcelona will now be consolidated as the capital of Nordic walking. With this […]

Politicians, health and sport sectors, a local rapper…

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Support for MOVE Week in Slovenia came from all directions! May was a big month for the NowWeMOVE campaign in Slovenia. After obtaining formal support from the Presidency of the Republic and the Ministry of Health, the Sports Union of Slovenia (SUS) – Slovenia’s National Coordinator – worked with the sport and humanitarian club “Vztrajaj […]

Lithuanian Sports University dedicates project to MOVE Week

MOVE Week Lithuania

550 kindergartens, school and university students and staff from various education institutions took part in the Lithuanian Sports University project “Europe Moves and Does Sport Together With LSU” during MOVE Week from 23-27 May. The project was deliberately organised for MOVE Week and was financially supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the […]

MOVE Week in Prague introduced non-traditional physical activities

Řepy v pohybu (MOVE Week in Prague). Photo: ČASPV (Czech Association Sport for All)

Prague 6 became the centre of modern sports in the Czech Republic on Thursday 26 May. Nearly three hundred children, adults and elderly people joined MOVE Week and learned about new physical activities which are not common in their normal lives. The offer was wide, from kin-ball, woodball, mölkky, to trike, for example. There were […]

To MOVE others you have to set a good example: ISCA celebrates MOVE Week

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The MOVE Week is one of the most active weeks you can find! Since 2012 it has motivated and inspired people (from young to old) to find the move that moves them. As the coordinating organisation of this pan-European week promoting sport and physical activity, we also got into the action. Our staff at the […]

Over 600 school children at MOVE Week event in Sicily

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More than 600 children, accompanied by their parents, took part in a morning of MOVE Week games in Avola (in province of Syracuse, Sicily), Italy, on Wednesday 25 May. The event was a collaboration between Italian MOVE Week National Coordinator UISP and the School De Amicis of Avola to promote healthy food and lifestyle among […]

Did you find your MOVE this week?

MOVE Week 2016 Italy

Have you found your MOVE yet? There’s still time with two more days of MOVE Week to go. At the end of the working week we now have 1814 events registered in 29 countries around Europe. Bulgaria is also staging its second MOVE Weekend with a special programme of events planned for today, Saturday and […]

Innovative MOVE Week tournament for table tennis players and referees with disabilities

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Active Disabled People Albania has partnered with Genuine Effect for MOVE Week 2016, organising the “BITT 2016 – Tribute to Mati” tournament, where disabled people are participating not only as professional players but also as professional referees. The event starts tomorrow at the Ferit Hysa” Sport Palace in Burrel. Burreli International Table Tennis (BITT) is an international competition that […]

Denmark breaks MOVE Week event record

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Denmark has surged ahead with its best MOVE Week event tally to date, with 168 events taking place around the country from 23-29 May. This year, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation has linked its annual Bike2Work month (Vi cykler til arbejde) to MOVE Week. Bike2Work encourages people to use their bike for commuting and everyday transportation, […]