18
February
2024

6th Ethnosport Forum

The 6th Ethnosport Forum, originally planned for 2023 then postponed due to the February 6th earthquake in Kahramanmaraş, will now take place in Antalya between February 16th and 18th, 2024. Focusing on the importance of traditional sports and exploring strategies for their short, medium, and long-term objectives.

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02
March
2024

World Nomad Games - Malaysia's Final Selection

Traditional Archery Association of Malaysia

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13
March
2024

Online Ramadhan Challenge

Online Ramadan Challenge program" could encompass various activities and initiatives designed to enhance the Ramadan experience, particularly in an online or virtual format. Traditional Archery Association of Malaysia    

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13
April
2024

Iran Wrestling Championship

Iran Rural Sport & Local Games Federation  

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Location

Golestan
27
April
2024

Selangor Selection - SIRI 1

Traditional Archery Association of Malaysia  

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30
April
2024

Equestrian Festival (Adults)

National Federation of Georgian Equestrian Folk Games Development  

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Location

01
May
2024

Marula Horse Racing (Adults-20)

National Federation of Georgian Equestrian Folk Games Development    

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Location

01
May
2024

Iran Wrestling Tournament

Kurash competitions are staged in four formats, namely round, shootout, mixed and team. Iran Rural Sport & Local Games Federation    

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Location

Gonbad
31
May
2024

Traditional Archery Festival

27 April - Kota League - SIRI 1 28 April - Combat Archery - SIRI 1 Traditional Archery Association of Malaysia  

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Location

23
April
2024

Iran Local Indigenous Games Festival

Iran Rural Sport & Local Games Federation  

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22
March
2024

Referee Training Seminar

A training seminar with referees organized by a World Kokpar Association would likely aim to enhance the quality and consistency of officiating in Kokpar matches worldwide World Kokpar Association- Kazakhıstan    

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Fergana
22
March
2024

International Tournament

  International tournaments and festivals for the following sports. Such games as Kokpar, Audaryspak, Tenge ilu, Zhamby atu, Falconry, Baiga, Asyk atu, Togyzkumalak World Kokpar Association- Kazakhıstan      

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Fergana
24
March
2024

Organization of the 5th Euro-Mediterranean Festival

An event could encompass cultural, artistic, or diplomatic activities involving countries from Europe and the Mediterranean region. Tunisian Association For Protection Of Games And Heritage Sports    

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Location

Kalet El Andalous
01
February
2024

Regional TSG Encounters

Events supported by FMJDAT in coordination with affiliated state TSG organizations and State Sport Institutes. -The Mexican Federation of Autochthonous and Traditional Games and Sports-    

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01
March
2024

Program Satanding Bear

The Standing Bear Program is a collaborative project for young indigenous leaders between Canada and Mexico. The program will train young leaders in a cultural immersion of skill development and personal growth for community development based on traditional cultural practices, especially in traditional sports.  

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19
March
2024

National Sports, Nowruz Holiday Festival

"At the event, expositions reflecting the ancient traditions, values, cuisine, and lifestyle of the Azerbaijani people will be shown. At the presentation of the Azerbaijan National Sports Association, ethno sports will be shown: national wrestling, zorkhana, mas-wrestling, traditional archery, aba, rope wrestling, backgammon, galagapi-go, Kazakh wrestling, belt wrestling and alpagut national sp..

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Location

Baku

HOUR

10:00

29
March
2024

Mas-Wrestling, Azerbaijan Championship

On March 27, 2024, the national championship in mass-wrestling will be held under the joint organization of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Azerbaijan National Sports Association. In the competition to be held at the Guba Olympic Sports Complex, athletes from various clubs, societies and sports organizations of the capital and regions will compete for medals. The main goal ..

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Location

Kuba

HOUR

10:00

20
March
2024

National Nowruz Holiday

Vibrant occasion filled with cultural festivities, including traditional sports and folk games. These competitions often serve as a means of preserving cultural heritage and fostering community spirit -Uzbekistan Ethnosport Association-    

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09:00

04
April
2024

Mas Wrestling Tournament

Mas-wrestling is a high-speed power sport that requires instant considerable physical tension during the bout, technical and tactical preparedness to overcome the attacking actions of the opponent during the bout. National Sports and Games Association of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)    

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Location

Sao Paulo
23
March
2024

Venado Tuerto City Cup

The most important tournament that is played at Venado Tuerto. This is the up to 8 points of handicap competition. Pato and Horseball Federation of Argentina    

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Location

Santa Fe

HOUR

10:30

06
April
2024

Pato Cup Tournaments

  Julio Mateos Cup - Henderson, Buenos Aires, Province La Aurelia Cup - Salta, Salta Province Anniversary Cup El Pino - General Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Province About the event and the federation:  https://www.instagram.com/patohorseball_fap/    

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10:30

18
April
2024

International Koresh Belt Wrestling Competition

  Kurash (also written as goresh), is a kind of wrestling on belts that has ancient roots, and dates back to as early as the 3rd century BC, International koresh belt wrestling competition in Dubai will be held 4th time in a row. Last year, 2023, the competition was held as part of the first Sabantuy festival. About 50 athletes from 12 countries took part in the final part of the competiti..

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Location

Dubai
13
April
2024

Pato Cup Tournament

Municipality of General Paz Cup La Joaquiba Cup Horseball matches up to 12 points of Handicup    

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Location

HOUR

10:30

19
April
2024

Rıstynes, Lazdos Traukynes, Isstumımas ıs Rato District Competitions

Competitions likely involve participants from local communities competing in these traditional games. They serve as platforms for preserving cultural heritage, fostering community engagement, and promoting physical activity among participants.  

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20
April
2024

Expoganadera Cup

Horseball matches up to 12 points of Handicup  

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23
April
2024

Iran Local Indigenous Games Festival

The festival would showcase a variety of traditional Iranian sports and games, providing a platform for participants to demonstrate their skills and competing in different local games  

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24
April
2024

Organization of the Olympic Festival of Traditional Games in Schools

The organization of the Olympic festival of traditional games in Tunisian schools involves planning, coordinating, and promoting participation in various traditional sports and games. Through this event, students and the community come together to celebrate Tunisian heritage, fostering cultural appreciation and unity.  

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Location

25
April
2024

International Ethnosport Cultural Event

International ethno-cultural gathering aimed at promoting tourism and economic cooperation within the region  

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27
April
2024

General Belgrano Sports Secretary Cup

General Belgrano Sports" is likely used to denote the sports culture and activities specific to the General Belgrano community, up to 12 points of Handicup  

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29
April
2024

«Baiaman Erkinbaev Memorial» Grand Prix

    International tournament in memory of Bayaman Erkinbaev, public and political figure, ex-president of the National Olympic Committee of Kyrgyzstan, deputy of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic and founder of belt wrestling "Alysh" Participating countries: Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Netherlands, Afghanistan, India. A sporting competition ..

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Bishkek
01
May
2024

Iran Goresh Tournament "Makhtomgholi Cup"

  Iran Rural Sport & Local Games Federation  

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Gonbad
03
May
2024

Flag of the Head of State

   

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04
May
2024

Wehmeyer Family Cup

   

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General Belgrano
01
May
2024

Uzbekistan National Ethnosport Festival

Since 2023, the Uzbekistan Ethno Games festival has been held in Tashkent every year in May. This event is regulated by the Presidential decree "On measures to popularize and develop ethnic sports.      

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Tashkent
12
May
2024

The King's Cup

   

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Location

Bucuresti
12
May
2024

The Queen's Cup

   

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Bucuresti
18
May
2024

Remonta y Veterinaria National Championship

  Teams Between 4 and 12 point of Handicup  

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Pato National Stadium
30
May
2024

Open European Mas-Wrestling Championship among veterans (Masters I)

   

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Location

25
May
2024

Kayangan Cup

   

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Location

Perlis
07
June
2024

Iran Footvolley league

   

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14
June
2024

National Championship - The Regular Tournament

   

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Teleorman
15
June
2024

RIPKA, republican championship round 2

   

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13
June
2024

The 1st Iran Mas-Wrestling tournament

  Iran Rural Sport & Local-Indigenous Games Federation and Iran Mas-Wrestling Association jointly hold the 1st Iran Mas-Wrestling tournament in Tehran, June 13 & 14, 2024. The tournament will be in 5 weight categories for men.  Weight Categories: 70, 90, 105, 125 , +125. Prizes: 600 dollars (Gold Medal), 400 dollars (Silver medal) 200 dollars (one bronze medal) Note: The host co..

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Tehran
20
April
2024

International Seminar

  International seminar for athletes, coaches and referees from Italy and European Union countries. Participants: Italy, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Poland, Romania, Ukraine.  

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15
May
2024

Asian Mas-Wrestling Championship

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Nukus
27
April
2024

«Bayaman Erkinbaev Memorial» Grand Prix

  International tournament in memory of Bayaman Erkinbaev, public and political figure, ex-president of the National Olympic Committee of Kyrgyzstan, deputy of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic and founder of belt wrestling "Alysh" Participating countries: Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Netherlands, Afghanistan, India.

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Bishkek
17
May
2024

International Koresh Belt Wrestling Competition Izge Bolgar

International koresh belt wrestling competition Izge Bolgar. The koresh competition will be held as part of the event “Izge Bolgar zhyeny”, dedicated to the Day of the official adoption of Islam by Volga Bulgaria. Last year more than 100 wrestlers from 17 countries took part in international koresh competitions. Athletes competed in five weight categories.  

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Tatarstan
24
May
2024

Cup in the National Sport "AUDARISH" - Horseback Wrestling

   

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30
May
2024

Third Lithuanian Ethno Games

The aim of the event is to promote traditional Lithuanian games, encourage civic engagement and strengthen cultural identity. Participants will be awarded prizes, medals and diplomas for the first three places.  

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Vilnius District
25
May
2024

"Uzbekistan Ethno Games" National Festival of Ethno Sports

Since 2023, the Uzbekistan Ethno Games festival has been held in Tashkent every year in May. This event is regulated by the Presidential decree "On measures to popularize and develop ethnic sports".

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Tashkent
June 6-9

6th Ethnosport Culture Festival

  The World Ethnosport Confederation (WEC) will hold the 6th Cultural Festival, which attracts great attention, at Istanbul Ataturk Airport between 6-9 June 2022. Visitors can attend all events free of charge.

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Istanbul Ataturk Airport

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10:00

09
May
2023

Tunisian Association for Protection of Games and Heritage Sports

Organization of the Olympic festival for the elderly

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19
May
2023

International Belt Wrestling Koresh Federation

International tournament "Izge Bolgar zhieny"

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23
June
2023

Belt Wrestling Koresh Federation

Koresh on horses World Championship

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25
June
2023

Institute for the Development of Sport and Education

Conference on equal opportunities in sport on the example of traditional sports

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01
July
2023

Mexican Traditional Sports and Games Federation

XXIV Traditional Games and Sports National Encounter

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Location

04
August
2023

Hungarian Traditional Sports Association

Ősök Napja – Ancestors Day

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27
August
2023

National Federation of Georgian Equestrian Folk Games Development

Marula

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Location

13
October
2023

All-Russian competitions in memory of R.S. Fardiev

All-Russian competitions in memory of R.S. Fardiev  

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21
October
2023

Turan Sports Cup

Hungarian Traditional Sports Association  

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15
October
2023

Kamigamo Jinja Kasagake Rirual

The Japan Equestrian Archery Association    

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03
November
2023

Meiji Jingu Yabusame Ritual

The Japan Equestrian Archery Association  

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31
October
2023

Qatari Society of Algannas

 Isfiri Qatar Falconry Championship    

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10
November
2023

Ras Laffan Falconry Championship

Ras Laffan Falconry Championship An annual falconry championship organized by Al Gannas Qatari Society, and sponsored by Ras Laffan Industrial City's Community Outreach Program (RLIC-COP) at the beginning of the hunting season, to motivate falconers of all age groups to prepare their falcons for a long season of hunting competitions in terms of fitness, physical training and veterinary care..

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01
December
2023

Al-Gannas Falconry Championship 2022

Qatari Society of Algannas

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07
December
2023

National Day Championship 2022

Qatari Society of Algannas

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24
December
2023

Final Match of Chovgan Tournament

The Equestrian Sports Federation of Azerbaijan

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02
December
2023

The Japan Equestrian Archery Association

The Japan Equestrian Archery Association Operation on the Improvement of Yabusame and Kasagake for better Satisfaction- 09:30 Yabusame- 10:00  

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10
November
2023

All-Russian competitions in memory of A.F. Akhmetkhanov

International Belt Wrestling Koresh Federation  

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01
December
2023

Russian Cup for Prizes of Avtodor

International Belt Wrestling Koresh Federation

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Kazan
23
October
2023

Organization of the 5th Olympic Festival of Ethnic Games in Schools

Tunisian Association for Protection of Games and Heritage Sports  

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05
September
2022

Qatari Society of Al Gannas

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05
March
2022

The Japan Equestrian Archery Association

Lecture on Yabusame Date: March 5   /   Clock: 15:00-16:30 Location: Kamakura City Performing Arts Center   Yabusame to Commemorate the First Anniversary of the Yabusame Kamakura Ground Date: March 20   /   Clock: 13:00-16:00 Location: Kamakura Ground   Yabusame for Kamakura Tourist Office Date: A..

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22
July
2022

Turkish Traditional Archery Federation

Çakabey Cup Target Archery Championship Date: 22 - 24 JULY   /   Clock: 08.00 - 17.00   /   Location: İzmir Participation Format: Kids   /   Link to the Program: tgtof.org.tr     5th Islamıc Solıdarıty Games Date: 08 - 18 AUGUST   /   Clock: 09.00 - 18.00 ..

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05
March
2022

Operation on the Improvement of Yabusame and Kasagake for better Satisfaction

The Japan Equestrian Archery Association   Yabusame: 10:00  

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10
April
2021

4th Ethnosport Forum

Ethnosport Forum with the theme of "Reviving Traditional Sports" which is organized by the World Ethnosport Confederation each year will be organized for the 4th time on April 10. The Forum will be held online due to the pandemic took hold of the World.

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22
February
2020

3rd International Ethnosport Forum

  The World Ethnosport Confederation (WEC) is an organization that aims to increase the awareness and promote the popularity of traditional sports and games around the globe. In this context, World Ethnosport Forum is organized with the title of "Reviving Traditional Sports" every year.  3rd International Ethnosport Forum will be held in Antalya, Turkey with the participation ..

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Türkiye

HOUR

09:30

01
January
2020

11th International Marmi Festival

International Hunting and Falcon (Marmi) Festival is organized by WEC Member Al Qannas Associaton in Doha, Qatar. The event is started by the beginning if the year and will last until 1 February.    

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Katar
29
June
2020

659. Tarihi Kırkpınar Yağlı Güreşleri

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Sarayiçi
14-18 November 2019

MAS Wrestling World Cup will be in Poland Lodz

The final stage of MAS Wrestling World Cup will be in Poland Lodz between November 14-18. For more information about the event click here.

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Location

Lodz - Poland

HOUR

10:00-18:00

21 September 2019

2019 Mounted Archery Turkey Championship Final

All of our people are invited to the competition which will be hosted by Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality & Bigadiç Municipality on September 20-22 2019. Işıklar Neighborhood Sports Center Archery Platform September 21st 2019 Time: 13.00

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Bigadiç - Balıkesir

HOUR

13:00

16-18 October 2019

8th International Turkish Folks Traditional Sports Games Symposium

8th International Turkish Folks Traditional Sports Games Symposium, organized four times by Kahramanmaraş Metropolitan Municipality and then organized with the partnership of the World Ethnosport Confederation and the support of the Turkish Historical Society by Kyrgyzstan - Turkey Manas University for the last three years, will be held on 16-18 October 2019 in Kahramanmaras this year. The aim ..

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Necip Fazıl Kısakürek Cultural Center - Kahramanmaraş

Türkiye

HOUR

10:00

15 September 2019

Stars Turkey Karakucak Wrestling Championship

Stars Karakucak Wrestles Turkey Championship, which takes place in Kocakavak Wrestle Competitions which is organized by Turhal Municipality, Turhal District Governorship and Turhal Wrestle Lovers Association annually will take place in Turhal on September 15, Sunday. A total prize of 15 thousand liras will be distributed in Karakucak Wrestles which is sponsored by Tokat Sports Project and Kayseri-..

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Location

Turhal - Tokat

HOUR

11:00-19:00

22 September 2019

4th Yunus Emre Municipality Yunt Mountains Traditional Oil Wrestling Festival

Valiants of field of contest will equip their wrestler’s tights in Yunt Mountains Ortaköy Picnic Area on September 22nd Sunday with the organization of Yunus Emre Municipality.e

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Location

Yunusemre - Manisa

HOUR

10:00

8 September 2019

Rahvan Horsemanship Competitions

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Türkiye

HOUR

11:00

20 - 21 April 2019

2nd World Ethnosport Forum

“Revival of Traditional Sports: Back to the Rootsi" 2nd International Ethnosport Forum, was held on 20-21 April 2019 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event, which was held with the theme of "Revival of Traditional Sports", hosted by the Ethnosport Association of Kazakhstan, one of the members of the World Ethnosport Confederation, addressed both the issues discussed in the previous forum and led t..

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Almaty - Kazakhstan

Kazakistan

HOUR

10:00-19:00

3-6 October 2019

4. Etnosports Culture Festival 2019

The festival, which will be held for the fourth time this year, will be held at Atatürk Airport with the participation of 16 countries including guest country Argentina. Prepared to host one million visitors, the festival will be held with the motto "Let my spoon break if I go back from rice," emphasizing perseverance, determination and struggle. Nearly a thousand athletes will particip..

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Location

Atatürk Airport - Bakırköy

Türkiye

HOUR

10:00

13-14 Aug. 2018

Unesco Meeting

(Event Calendar Explanation) The 4th Joint Consultation Meeting of UNESCO Traditional Sports and Games took place in Istanbul on 13-14 August 2018 with 80 representatives from 39 countries.   (Detail Page Explanation) The 4th Joint Consultation Meeting of UNESCO Traditional Sports and Games took place in Istanbul on 13-14 August 2018 with 80 representatives from 39 countries. Minister o..

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Location

Sheraton Grand Hotel Ataşehir - İstanbul

HOUR

11:00-17:00

17-18 February 2018

1st World Ethonsport Forum

“Revival of Traditional Sports: Back to the Rootsi" 2nd International Ethnosport Forum, was held on 20-21 April 2019 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event, which was held with the theme of "Revival of Traditional Sports", hosted by the Ethnosport Association of Kazakhstan, one of the members of the World Ethnosport Confederation, addressed both the issues discussed in the previous forum and led t..

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Location

Calista Luxury Resort Hotel - Antalya

Türkiye

HOUR

09:30-17:00

9 - 13 May 2018

3. Ethnosports Culture Festival 2018

  A total of 883 athletes competed in 13 sports at the event held on May 9-13, 2018 in Yenikapı Square with the slogan “The Horse is the Sword of the Building Kuş. In addition to the tents belonging to 14 Turkish states and communities, the Qatar tent was established. In the festival, tents representing 14 different civilizations were represented in oba life, historical handicraft wo..

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Location

Yenikapi Square - Fatih

Türkiye

HOUR

10:30-19:00

11-30 September 2018

2nd Etnospor Culture Festival Photography Competition Exhibition

The Second Ethnosport Cultural Festival Photo Competition Exhibition, which consists of the works that took place in the photo competition, which was held within the scope of the 3rd Ethnosport Culture Festival, in which 502 people participated with a total of 5516 photographs on 6 different themes, was held between 11-30 September 2018 in Taksim Gezi Parkı and exhibition areas at Taksim Subway St..

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Location

Taksim - İstanbul

HOUR

10:00-18:00

11-14 May 2017

2.Etnosports Culture Festival 2017

The festival was held on May 11-14, 2017 at Yenikapi Square in Istanbul, and competitions were held in 11 traditional branches. Many activities including oba life in goathair tents, traditional handcraft workshops, sword-shield shows and equestrian shows were held. A total of 295 athletes, 45 of whom were chief wrestlers, came to the Proving Grounds in Fatah Oil Wrestling. In addition to the tents..

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Yenikapi Square - Fatih

İstanbul

HOUR

10:30-19:00

11-14 May 2017

1st Etnospor Culture Festival Photography Competition Exhibition

First Ethnosport Cultural Festival Photo Competition Exhibition, which consists of the works that took place in the photo competition, which was held within the scope of the 3rd Etnospor Culture Festival, in which 340 people participated with a total of 3698 photographs on 6 different themes, was held between 08-30 November 2017 in Taksim Square.

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Location

Taksim - İstanbul

HOUR

10:00-18:00

26-28 August 2016

Etnosports Culture Festival

508 players from 11 sports participated in the event which was held on 26-28 August 2016 in Küçükçekmece, İstanbul. Athletes showcased their skills in throwing and competitive aba, belt wrestling, shalwar wrestling, oil wrestling, ashyk games, mangala, mas wrestling, horse show and acrobatics, mounted javelin, mounted archery, archery and kökbörü. Nearly 200,..

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Location

Bezirganbahce Square - Kucukcekmece

Istanbul

HOUR

10:30-19:00