KOA President kicks off Cyprus’ MOVE Week preparations

Cyprus Sports Organisation (KOA), the National Coordinator for MOVE Week 2014 in Cyprus, officially kicked off its MOVE Week preparations on 26 August in the presence of a host of cross-sector supporters. KOA’s first ever female president, Dr. Clea Hadjistefanou-Papaellina, opened the meeting, emphasising the importance of being part of a European Campaign and how […]

SkirtBike Suceava turns heads in Romania

On 13 August 2014, in the Central Square of Suceava in Romania, a head-turning event took place on a warm summer day: SkirtBike Suceava. Lovely ladies wearing dresses, skirts, traditional Romanian “ia” blouses, formal wear and office attire cycled into the Central Square on their nicely decorated bikes. It was not just another ladies’ gathering, but […]

Slovenia is in the game!

One more MOVE Agent is doing its best to promote MOVE Week 2014, grassroots sport in Europe and a change from sedentary to more active behaviour. This time we are talking about the Sport Union of Slovenia (SUS) and its energetic preparations for MOVE Week, which starts on 29 September. Taking an early start to […]


Iceland has featured MOVE Week 2014 in one of the biggest annual events in grassroots sport in Iceland, ‘Unglingalandsmóti’, with a flash mob organised by MOVE Agent UMFÍ. The impromptu performance surprised the 10.000 participants and spectators who came to take part in the youth sport festival in the community of Sauðárkrókur. The flash mob […]

Sit straight and bend your legs 90 degrees

This American story gives us inspiration and more tips when it comes to fighting sedentary life at the office. The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health states that over 50% of adults in the US don’t meet recommended amounts of physical activity per day, but Jason Queiros, a chiropractor, gives valuable tips on […]

Turkey officially joins MOVE Week in 2014

Three MOVE Week events were held in Turkey last year, and the cycling ambassador who organised two of them, Feridun Ekmekci, is now the country’s first official MOVE Week National Coordinator. Ekmekci took to the Governor Ahmet Altiparmak’s office in Erzurum in north-eastern Turkey, where one of last year’s MOVE Week events took place, to […]

Cycling through idyllic sceneries in Greece

The events for MOVE Week 2014 are now starting to pop up country by country, and Greece is ready to get MOVING with 16 events registered already. Last year, Greece made a strong contribution to MOVE Week, and for this edition, a new community situated in one of the country’s most idyllic settings will find […]

Europe’s getting ready to move with MOVE Week

Next month Europe’s biggest community sport and physical activity event, MOVE Week, kicks off in 33 countries all over the continent and beyond. An expected 1,000,000 participants will dance, run, ride their bikes and move in almost any way imaginable throughout the week. More than 2,000 events will take place in Europe and as far […]