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The European Week of Sport opening will be a major event hosted on the main square in Zagreb. Our flagship event will take the form of a sport village where the National Olympic Committee, National Paraolympic committee, sports federations, local clubs, organisations and other stakeholders will have opportunity to present their activities to public. They will display sports activities in which the citizens can participate. In addition, different fitness programs will be presented by professional fitness coaches. Sport activates will be customized for all: people with disabilities (with help of Croatian Paralympic Committee), elderly, youth, parents with children. Sport village will have different improvised sports fields, courts and kids corners.
Representatives of the Ministry of Tourism ans Sports and the European Week of Sport will visit the company headquarters on the Workplace focus day in order to conduct exercise with all of the company employees. The exercise will be co-organized with licensed fitness trainers from fitness educational institution.
This year we want to bring EWoS to every corner of the Republic of Croatia and in addition to that the host city of the #BeActive Night will be Osijek. We are organising group classes/activities by offering the visitors minimum of 6 different sports such as Zumba, Pilates, boxing fitness, sports dancing, aerobic, sports program for children etc.
In collaboration with licensed fitness coaches, we will provide senior citizens with the opportunity to be active and learn exercises adapted to their fitness level.
We will organise special educational and sports program. Experts will teach children and their teachers about benefits of sports and physical activity, social inclusion and fair-play in sport. Also children will have the opportunity to compete with other schools in various sports and to meet some famous Croatian Sportsman/Ambassadors of EWoS.
The goal of this race is to promote sports and recreation, but also the beauty of the Republic of Croatia.
The kayak race will be held downstream through the canyon of the river Zrmanja, starting in Obrovac and finishing on the large beach Meka Draga in Kruševo. The race is limited to 40 participants in a two-seater kayak, and anyone interested can register.
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The European Week of Sport supports thousands of events across Europe and beyond. You can download the list of highlighted events on the Commission's Sport website, or check out each country's external page celebrating the Week.
Update on 23 September 2019