23. July 2005
Maspalomas / Gran Canaria
Happy Gymnastics

A great idea is beeing accomplished by the Europeean Gymnastics-Union:
For active people in their ''best years, age 50 PLUS'' - and those who want to become that, will beth first so called ''Golden Age GYM Festival'' on the vacatinisland of the ''everlasting spring'' Gran Canaria from 2005, November 20 - 25.
Next to the great choice of the eventlocation, the city Maspalomas at the southern peak of the Spanish Island picked the UEG the same Organisation Committee...

20. May 2005
Berlin / Germany
Happy Gymnastics

From Saturday, May 14th to Friday, May 20 the "German Turnfest was held in Berlin.
The President of Germany and also the Patronizer, Horst Koehler, opened the world wide biggest sports event last week
More than 100.000 people of all age groups from 4,500 German clubs participated in Berlin, but also 3,300 international guests from 33 nations were among of them.
Here in Berlin took also place all national championships of Olympic and the other gymnastics disciplines...

7. April 2005
Kuala Lumpur / Malaysia
Happy Gymnastics

The Malaysian Gymnastics Federation (MGF) hopes that the Education Ministry will consider introducing gymnastrada (general gymnastics) as a demonstration sport in the 2007 SIPMA Games in Kedah.
While MGF secretary N. Shanmugarajah did not dispute the decision to exclude gymnastics, he hopes the Malaysian ministry will be favourable in their decision to include gymnastrada in future Games as the sport has mass appeal.
Negri Sembilan (... is a federation of states (9) on the West coast of peninsular...

28. March 2005
Las Palmas / Gran Canaria
Happy Gymnastics

On March 26th and 27th the Organizing Committee of the 1st Golden Age Gym Festival 2005, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, ESP and the representatives from the Commission General Gymnastics UEG, Rogerio Valerio and Jesús Telo Rodríguez met in Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) for the coordination of the activities and to supervise the actual status of the preparations. The participants were surprised about the active echo of this new UEG event within the European Gymnastics Federations.
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28. March 2005
Lausanne, Las Palmas
Happy Gymnastics

.. a new test event: 1st Golden Age Festival
In the UEG Newsletter 1/2005, Jeannette Häusler - the UEG President of the Technical Committee of General Gymnastics - comes back on the basic principles of general gymnastics and its possibilities and opportunities of development throughout Europe.
The 1st Golden Age Gym Festival (Gran Canaria), new event proposed as test event this year by the UEG to its member Federations is based on a concept that was...