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1st Forum - Antalya, Turkey 2018

1st International Ethnosport Forum titled, “Reviving Traditional Sports” was held in Antalya/Turkey, February 2018.

The sessions of the forum with 200 participants and more than 100 institutions from 55 countries, were focused on the following matters:

• Traditional Sports Getting Popular and Global
• Sense of Belonging, Growing into Clubs and Challenges Suffered by Clubs of Traditional Sports
• The Role of Ethnosports in Intergenerational and Intercultural Dialogue
• Local Administrations and Traditional Sports
• School-Based Sports, and Traditional Sports in Primary, Secondary and High Schools & Colleges

You can see delegation of the first forum from the link below.
1st International Ethnosport Forum Delegation

2nd Forum - Almaty, Kazakhstan 2019

2nd International Ethnosport Forum took place in Almaty/Kazakhstan, April 2019. Around 200 delegates who are specialized in their field from 30 countries attended. Kazakhstan Ethnosport Association, a member of WEC, hosted the 2nd Forum together with World Ethnosport Confederation.

The sessions on the first day of the forum were on the importance of sponsorships in traditional sports and games, approaches on the standardization of rules, the significance of equestrian sports and games in Central Asian countries, as well as content and general improvement ideas for the Turkey 2020 World Nomadic Games.

At the second day of the forum; planning process and procedures discussed for the Kazakhstan 1st International Ethnosport Games. Program followed with the Traditional Sports Award Ceremony at the end of the day.