The International Ethnosport Festival and Ethnosport Summit held in Khiva on September 8-9 witnessed exciting developments in traditional sports and games. At the Summit, where ministries and non-governmental organizations were stakeholders, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the traditional wrestling federations of the participating countries.
The Ethnosport Summit, which took place in Khiva, Uzbekistan on September 8-9 with the stakeholder of the World Ethnosport Confederation (WEC), was held with the participation of government officials, federation representatives and academicians from more than 60 countries, as well as 24 institutional representatives currently operating within the WEC.
At the Summit, where social, economic and political issues related to traditional sports and games were discussed, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the traditional wrestling federations of the participating countries. The Treaty, which aims to enable the organizations operating under the roof of WEC to take joint decisions and set rules in the field of traditional wrestling, includes a sustainable partnership at the international level. The Memorandum of Understanding, which will be followed by the World Ethnosport Confederation, was signed by the officials of the following traditional wrestling federations: