World Ethnosport Confederation is an international organization that is engaged in activities to increase the recognition of traditional sports and games, and to expand their reach. The Confederation was established 2015 and headquarters is in İstanbul. The organization supports traditional games and sports that are handed down from generation to generation, the conservation, practice and sustainability of these activities and the organization aims to make these activities more permanent and systematic, as a roof organization.


The confederation held many successful events, heavily attended by participants from all around the world. As the main sponsor of World Nomad Games, which are considered the pinnacle of traditional games, the Confederation held the Ethnosport Culture Festival in Türkiye for four years in a row and allowed hundreds of thousands of people to learn about ancestral sports or refresh their memories. Furthermore, the Confederation maintains contact with local events, and supports events that focus on traditional sports and games.