10. July 2011
Lausanne, Switzerland
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With an emotional Opening Ceremony the 14th World Gymnaestrada 2011 was opened on Sunday afternoon in the Olympic Stadium  ist am Pontaise in Lausanne, Switzerland.
From Monday, July 11 to Saturday July 16 more than 1.800 different events of all the manyfold possibilities of gymnastics will held in the Olympic City of Lausanne under the slogan "Meet the Magic"!

Supported by the German company

4. May 2011
Riccione, Italy
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E G F - Founder "Festival del Sole"
annonced it next Edition 2012

The organizers of the "Festival del Sole" announced its next and 11th Edition, wich will held 2012, from July 01 - 06 in Riccione, Italy.

Together with the Swabian host of "Gymfestival 2011" and the Spanish "Blume-Gran Canaria Festival" the Italian organizers of  "Festival del Sole" founded the "EUROPEAN GYM FESTIVAL" (EGF) Organisation, ...


15. February 2011
Braunlage, Las Palmas, Stuttgart
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After the big success of the 50th anniversary of the "Festival BLUME GRAN CANARIA" at the beginning of 2010 December the Spanish organizers met in Braunlage (Germany) for the next preparations of the upcoming Festival 2011, together with their German partners, to talk about the development of the future not only of this traditional event.

One of the balance point in leadership of the chief organizer Jesus TELO (ESP) where an European network of gym festivals which should also have...

27. November 2010
Gran Canaria, Spain
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The lethally plane crash of the Spanish-German Joaquín BLUME in April 1959 is a sad fact in the history of gymnastics. The hero of the second European Championships in Paris 1957 – winning four titles beside Jack Günthard (SUI) and Juri Titow (URS). The festival with a special aim was named after the celebrated Spanish national hero after the tragically accident:
The “festival con corazónFestival with heart “BLUME GRAN CANARIA” celebrates its 50th anniversary these...

1. July 2010
Lausanne, Switzerland
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* f i g -press: -- Yesterday, June 30, 2010, the deadline for provisional registration expired for federations wishing to participate in the 14th FIG World Gymnaestrada in Lausanne (SUI), July 10 – 16, 2011.
To date, 47 federations representing 5 continents have either expressed a desire to participate in or have formally registered for the event. Provisional numbers are showing nigh on 23,000 gymnasts.
Cultural groups from around the world will be besieging the capital...