A Tempo Livre, through the Sports Studies Centre, represents Guimarães at the international conference as part of the 7th TAFISA World Sports for All Games (TAFISA Games) program, which hosts Lisbon for the 2021 edition.
In an initiative of the organizing committee and TAFISA, the international conference takes place in a virtual regime due to the restrictions imposed by the pandemic situation and presents a thematic program focused on the benefits of sport for all.
The director of the Center for Sports Studies, Paula Nogueira, representing the Tempo Livre, is a speaker on the panel dedicated to “Sport and physical activity in cultural heritage environments”. Also present at the session are Dato' Sarjit Singh, president of the Malaysian Leisure & Recreation Council (Malaysia) and Cristina Vasilescu, from the Institute for Social Research (Italy).
The TAFISA Games, run from 18 to 24 June and are compared to the Olympic Games of sport for all, as they bring together, in a single event, dance, games, culture and entertainment, in a register of conviviality and the promotion of global peace.
The different delegations, coming from all over the world, are challenged to demonstrate their traditional and modern games and sports, but this time they will be present at a distance, in demonstrations to be exhibited on digital platforms.
Under normal circumstances, the TAFISA Games attract up to 50 participants and visitors from over a hundred countries and are sponsored by the International Olympic Committee and UNESCO.
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