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Celebarting cultural heritage and diversity through traditional sports and games  2007-01-20  

Celebarting cultural heritage and diversity through traditional sports and games World Festival of Traditional Wrestling sports took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, during the 2-7 of November 2006.

The Festival was organized by Ministry of Tourisim and Sport of R.K., Olympic Com


World Festival of Traditional Wrestling sports took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, during the 2-7 of November 2006.

The Festival was organized by Ministry of Tourisim and Sport of R.K., Olympic Committee Major of Almaty, IATWS International Association of Traditional Wrestling Sports, WKKF World Kazakh Kures Federation, IBWA International Belt Wrestling Association, AJJBWF Asian Ju-Jitsu Belt Wrestling Federation.

The Festival program includes:
4/11 5th Belt-Wrestling World Championships.
5/11 1st Kazakh-Kures World Championships.
6/11 1st Asian Ju-Jitsu Belt Wrestling Championships.

During the Roundtable on Traditional Sports and Games for Development and Peace was discussed the role and contribution of Traditional Sports and Games in society, particularly in the context of education, culture, environmental protection and intergenerational learning.

The competition where in Baulan Shalak Sport Palace and Roundtable held in Almaty city hall.
You can find the results of the Festival in the World Festival of Traditional Wrestling Sports website www.wftws.org .
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