Traditional games news and events
Statement by the Alexey Kylasov, President of the Ethnosport World Society, on the World Indigenous Games Brazil, which take place in these days:
On the eve of our Yuriev Day, “Ethnosport" journal writes about the Drakoktonia (Δρακοκτονίας – Kill the Dragon), which took place in Greece on St. George's Day. The journal also informs about this custom as it is celebrate in Emmanouel Pappas village, a suburb of Sérres, a city in Central Macedonia, Greece.
The famous folklorist and teacher, Vladimir Grigoriev died last week, “Ethnosport” has learned today. Grigoriev was born on November 7th, 1936, and died after a long illness on April 14th, 2015. He was buried in the same place where he was born—in the town of Ruza, Moscow region.
It is the third time in a row this year, that the Traditional Games and Ethnosport Federation of Russia hosted Russian games in the Moscow Izmailovsky Park, with the support of Moscow City Department of Physical Culture and Sport. This time the Slavic games on Red Hill Holiday hosted on the Orthodox Low Sunday.
Over 5,000 people got together for playing Russian traditional games on Shrovetide in the Izmailovsky Park of Culture and Rest in Moscow. It is the second consecutive year that the Federation of Traditional Games and Ethnosport of Russia host these games with the support of the Moskomsport.
Russian traditional games on Christmastide took place at the central site of Moscow Izmailovsky Park of Culture and Rest, gathering over two thousand people.
Русские традиционные игры "Атмановские кулачки"
Тамбовская область, Сосновский район, село Атманов угол
Finn-Ugric Traditional Games Vurna Hatl (Crow Day)
Traditional Games on the Red Hill Holiday
Izmailovo park, Moscow
Traditional Games and Ethnosport Federation of Russia held a Russian traditional games on the Red Hill at Moscow Izmailovo Park.
Teaser of the film on traditional games "Atmanov's cams - 2014". Cameramen Sergey Koshuba, Gennady Metelev; director Gennady Metelev.
Министерство культуры Ростовской области, Общероссийская федерация исконных забав и этноспорта России, Федерация казачьих воинских искусств «Шермиции», культурно-просветительская инициатива "ПоходЪ", в рамках праздника "Красная Горка" 11 мая 2013 года провели шермиции, посвященные св. Георгию Победоносцу.