Malta kicks off MOVE Week with beach festival

Following on from a successful No Elevators Day, where the Maltese Parliament closed off elevators in its building and encouraged its politicians to take the stairs, Malta has started MOVE Week with a multi-sport Beach Sports and Fitness Festival in the late spring sun. The festival marked the official opening of MOVE Week in Malta […]

MOVE Week swim-off under way in Iceland

Who would believe that swimming is the most popular event in the coldest MOVE Week country? It’s true. And what’s more, the MOVE Week 2016 country with the smallest population has charged ahead on the event tally, registering the most events so far. Last year citizens from two Icelandic municipalities competed to swim the greatest […]

It’s time for MOVE Week!

It’s time to MOVE! Today is the first day of MOVE Week and 1,516 events are registered to take place in 27 countries across Europe, with the number still climbing. MOVE Week runs from 23-29 May this year and the countries with the most events registered so far are Bulgaria (230), Iceland (201), Poland (170), […]

Slovakia ready with over 200 MOVE Week 2016 events

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!

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 […]

NowWeMOVE calendar for 2016 takes shape: MOVE Week springs to May

Building on successful trials of new initiatives in 2015, the NowWeMOVE campaign is expanding its all-year round activity even further in 2016. The campaign, initiated by the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA), is planned to include more initiatives targeting European citizens and promoting the importance and benefits of the regular physical activity. The expansion of the […]

Archery in Belgrade, Serbia: Calm Mind, Active Body

This year MOVE Week in Serbia was joined by two of its old friends – Belgrade Archery Club and Archery Club DIF. Despite Serbia’s good sports reputation, there are some disciplines people are not familiar with and archery is one of them. It is a great exercise for the mind and for the body – […]

Children with disabilities were magical MOVErs of MOVE Week in Croatia

By Kristina Sekulic, Croatian MOVE Agent Last week, 30 children from SUVAG Polyclinic (a MOVE Agent in both 2014 and 2015) took part in a MOVE Week challenge, demonstrating the way they can rehabilitate their senses and motorics through play. The staff from the polyclinic created a magical forest in a surrounding green area especially for them and their guests […]

MOVE Week goes underwater!

By Kristina Sekulic, Croatian MOVE Agent In Duga Resa, a small town in Karlovac county in Croatia, one MOVE Agent took the MOVE Week a step – under! The Underwater Activities Club Vodomar (meaning Kingfisher) gathered local school children on the bank of River Mrežnica to educate them on diving and ecology and to demonstrate […]

Gorlice in Poland MOVEs Seniors during MOVE Week 2015

The opening ceremony of Senior Games 2015 in Gorlice was held by the mayor of the city and other officials on 23.09. The event was organised on PZU Pathway – a sport area recently built for the local community by the Polish Insurance Company – PZU. The sport development officer, with the help of many […]