Welcome to the World Gymnaestrada 2019!
Marry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Cookies - ready, steady, go! This year the World Gymnaestrada Christchild brings lovely biscuits to all Federations. Every single cookie is homemade by the LOC in person an baked with lots of love.
Thank you, Sri Lanka!
By the end of November Erwin Reis, Monika Reis and Thomas Bachmann participated at an FIG course for „Gymnastics for All“ in Negombo/Sri Lanka and could present approx. 50 delegates from the seven nations Afghanistan, Iran, Jordan, Malaysia, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand the current planning for the World Gymnaestrada. Thanks to the excellent organisation of the Sri Lanka gymnastics federation the entire course was a great success as we found lots of new friends in Negombo.
Welcome to Dornbirn
From the 10th to the 12th of November we could welcome Milou Weinans and Alice de Groot from the Dutch delegation in Dornbirn. Besides visiting the main venues the topics transport, catering and accommodation were high on the agenda. Obviously we also had to pay a visit to a camping facility! :-)
Congratulations to Bruna Locci
Bruna Locci from Brazil is the winner of the main prize around the raffle of finding a name for the World Gymnaestrada 2019 mascot, which is called DORLI. We are very pleased that we were able to congratulate Bruna personally in Rosario. It was our pleasure!
GfA Meeting in Rosario, Argentina
Erwin Reis and Dagmar Martinez-Aranda were able to present the World Gymnaestrada 2019 at the Gymnastics for All Activities. Around 55 participants from the eight nations Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Canada, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay joined this meeting. Hopefully we could motivate many to participate in the upcoming World Gymnaestrada 2019 in Dornbirn!