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Find out more about the events happening in Denmark during the European Week of Sport 2020

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The ambassadors

National Danish Performance Team

Biography

Johanny Reyes

Biography

Khalida Popal

Biography

National Danish Performance Team

Biography

The National Danish Performance Team is considered a world leader in team and display gymnastics. The team consists of 28 selected and highly-skilled gymnasts from all over Denmark. The team has toured the world since 1994 and more than 2 million people from nearly 60 countries have seen NDPT’s shows.

Johanny Reyes

Biography

Johanny Reyes is a health and well-being manager, personal trainer and group fitness instructor for UN City Copenhagen. He is actively engaged in promoting healthy lifestyles, nutrition and exercise.

Khalida Popal

Biography

Short bio:
Khalida Popal is the former captain of the Afganistan Women’s National Football Team and founder and director of the Girl Power Organisation, which focuses on giving women in minority communities the chance to meet, collaborate and develop better self-esteem and confidence through sport.

Highlighted events in this country

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Denmark
Wednesday, 23 September, 2020
StreetAttack
Aarhus, Alligåbro, Grenaa, Søften, Brande

Series of street sports events aiming to encourage youth to take up an active lifestyle. Five street sports clubs in Eastern Jutland region of Denmark will open their doors and invite everyone to join come-and-try activities, master classes, giveaways and workshops. This event will take place the entire week.

Wednesday, 23 September, 2020
Move for Life South-East Jutland region
Horsens, Kolding, Vejle

3 municipalities in South-East Jutland region of Denmark will engage in the European Week of Sport by organising low-barrier events that aim to facilitate friendly and accessible sports activities for everyone. Gymnastics, martial arts, orienteering, parkour, petanque, badminton, kayaking and beach volley are just some of the activities. This event will take place the entire week.

Wednesday, 23 September, 2020
Move for Life Frederiksberg
Frederiksberg

Different sports clubs in Frederiksberg will arrange open training sessions - with a little extra treat - to welcome people back to the clubs after the Corona crisis and to attract new members and participants. This event will take place the entire week.

Wednesday, 23 September, 2020
#BeActive Walks: Straight to the top
Multiple locations around Denmark

A series of #BeActive Walks to promote hiking as a leisure activity beneficial for health. Strolls of different lengths and levels of difficulty. Some of the walks have a common theme: “Straight to the top”. That means that the path includes trekking to viewpoints on the tops of hills or elevated spots in the landscape. This event will take place the entire week.

Wednesday, 23 September, 2020
We Walk
Multiple locations around Denmark

We Walk is the initiative aiming to inspire the Danes to move around together - with family, friends, neighbours or co-workers. The goal is to combat sedentary way of life and loneliness and, as a result, to improve physical and mental health. Over 100 walks will be organised all around the country. This event will take place the entire week.

Wednesday, 23 September, 2020
National Danish Performance Team workshops
Multiple locations around Denmark

National Danish Performance Team, the European Week of Sport Denmark Ambassador, will organise 4 workshops for young gymnasts. This event will take place the entire week.

Friday, 9 October, 2020
Danish School Sport Day
Multiple locations around Denmark

Danish School Sport Day is organised since 1982. Every year 96% of Danish schools are holding different activation events to celebrate the day of movement. The theme of the this year's event is "The Global Goals in Motion".

Friday, 9 October, 2020
National Workplace Activity Day
Multiple locations around Denmark

Inspired by the idea of the Danish School Sport Day, the National Workplace Activity Day is taking place since 2015. Multiple workplaces around the country organise activation events and competitions among colleagues to encourage the movement. Among them - UN City Copenhagen, house for 11 UN organisations with over 1500 staff members representing over 100 nationalities.

Sunday, 20 September, 2020
Football and sports festival for refugees
Aarhus

Organised by the European Week of Sport Denmark Ambassador Khalida Popal and Girl Power Organisation, the event is targeting refugees and migrants living in Denmark. Different active games, football training and friendly tournament, as well as a workshop on women rights in Denmark will be part of the festival.

Wednesday, 23 September, 2020
Team Fred - tennis and padel for all
Multiple locations around Denmark

Team Fred a tennis and padel training program in Denmark for children and adolescents with special needs (autism, ADHD, mental disorders). Team Fred events will take place in several tennis and padel clubs around Denmark during the European Week of Sport. This event will take place the entire week.

Highlighted events in Europe

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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

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