If you had the power to move people, who would you target?

Youth on the MOVE change-maker Shane O’Donnell tells how the NowWeMOVE programme inspired him to make a difference in Ireland. By Shane O’Donnell, extract from his original blog post ‘Active Future Programme: Using Physical Activity to Promote Education amongst Adolescents At Risk of Early School Leaving’ At the beginning of the year I was lucky […]

Second European School Sport Day expected to engage 1 million children

For immediate release The second European School Sport Day® is set to engage more than 1 million school children from at least 17 countries in inclusive physical activity initiatives this Friday, 30 September. The day is an official European Week of Sport event supported by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Sport programme. Its goal is to […]

Journey of Hope crosses the finish line

Jounrey of Hope

Day 19 5 Sep. Ostrava – Broszkowice, 98km No events. An ordinary ride with some rain. A great hotel in Oswiecim Gmina, Poland. Day 20 6 Sep. Broszkowice – Krakow, 82km Our ride was mostly on separated bike roads today. We prefer these since you feel much more comfortable and safe. At the end of […]

Square Dancing

FlashMOVE

The opening of the European Week of Sport (EWoS) was a great success all over the continent. A variety of activities took to the streets of every country inviting all citizens to BE ACTIVE. But there was one common activity that appeared on streets, plazas and in public spaces of more than 70 cities: the […]

#BeActive FlashMOVE united thousands of Europeans with the same dance

FlashMOVE

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 […]

European School Sport Day expands in 2016

The European School Sport Day (ESSD) is a school day dedicated to having fun, playing together and promoting physical activity and health for everyone. This year, with support from the EU under the European Week of Sport events, it is expanding across Europe and will take place on 30 September. ESSD is a celebration which provides an opportunity […]

Journey of Hope: from cultural capital to UNESCO World Heritage site

Journeyofhope

Day 13 30 Aug. Wroclaw city tour, 7km + extra stationary km. The NowWeBike team’s Journey of Hope joined the Wroclaw Kilometres of Good Energy event. At the event amongst other things, we pedalled on a bike machine in order to collect money for children’s bikes. With this campaign they managed to collect 2000 PLN, […]

Roses Open – The Place Where Fans of Beach Volleyball Meet

From 26-28 August this year, all lovers of beach volleyball will once again have the opportunity to enjoy matches between the finest volleyball players in Croatia at the Roses Open. The Croatian professional and recreational beach volleyball tournament has now been held as part of the NowWeMOVE campaign for three years in a row in […]

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), […]

What time is it? It’s time for MOVE Week!

It’s that time of the year – time to get communities around Europe moving and celebrating the continent’s biggest sport and physical activity festival: MOVE Week. This year, MOVE Week is stretching from 7-30 September to support the European Week of Sport, and many countries have designated 21-27 September as the week MOVE Week will […]