Traditional games

Traditional games are held in the framework of a people festives and rituals. The modern form of traditional games is a festival. Competitions of traditional games are of two types: 

without identifying the winner - the game for pleasure or playing;
with the identification of the winner, but without taking into time scoring in full accordance with the old times - ethnosport.

Traditional games always have the core of the main competitions - the Laamba wrestling in Senegal, the fistfight at the Atmanov kulachki in Russia, the strongman competition at the Highland Games in Scotland, three games of men (wrestling, archery and horse racing) at the Nadom festival in Mongolia, etc. 

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News

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14.01.2018

Traditional games "Krestovskie kulachki"

In the historical place of Krestov Brod in the city of Roshal, as it should be on the holy week, traditional games "Krestovskie kulachki" were held.

Traditional games
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16.12.2017

Traditional Games on Nicola Winter’s held in Moscow

December 16 in the sports complex "Luzhniki" for the first time held traditional games on Nikola Winter’s, organized in Russian games project by the Ethnosport Federation of Russia.

Traditional games
Traditional games at Trinity
31.05.2015

Traditional games on Trinity

Traditional Games and Ethnosport Federation of Russia with the support of Moscomsport (Moscow City Department of Physical Culture and Sport) revived hosting traditional games on Trinity, which took place in the Moscow Lianozovsky Park of Culture and Leisure.

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30.04.2015

Traditional wrestling on the Drakoktonia holiday

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.

Traditional games
Russian traditional games on the Red Hill at Moscow
19.04.2015

Traditional Games on Red Hill Holiday

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.

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05.04.2015

Traditional Nyul-Takhli Wrestling on the Day of Hunter, Fisherman and Reindeer Breeder

The annual tournament on the traditional nyul-takhli wrestling was held in the Russkinskaya village of the Surgut district of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District – Yugra.

Events

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August 4

Seliger Ruhi

Ostashkov, Tver Region, Russia

Ethnosport-TV

Traditional games
16.12.2017

Traditional Games on Nicola Winter’s

December 16 in the sports complex "Luzhniki" for the first time held traditional games on Nikola Winter’s, organized in Russian games project by the Ethnosport Federation of Russia. In th program is Rusmych (Russian ball), traditional wrestling za-vorotok, wall of fistfight, and stick pulling.

Traditional games
19.04.2015

Russian Traditional Games on Red Hill Holiday

Traditional Games and Ethnosport Federation of Russia held a Russian traditional games on the Red Hill at Moscow Izmailovo Park.

Traditional games
28.08.2014

Atmanov

Teaser of the film on traditional games "Atmanov’s cams - 2014". Cameramen Sergey Koshuba, Gennady Metelev; director Gennady Metelev.

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