INVITATION 2018

30th International Festival
Gymnastics For All “Anna Pollatou’’
Kefalonia 2018

INVITATION

The A.G.S. Eptanison and the Organizing Committee of the 30th International Festival Gymnastics For All “Anna Pollatou”-Kefalonia 2018 invites you to participate at this unique annual athletic event which will be held from 28 June 2018 to 01 July 2018 on the beautiful island of Kefalonia in Greece. This year we celebrate 30 years of gymnastics for all and is characterizing as an anniversary event.

The Festival…
The International Festival Gymnastics For All “Anna Pollatou” is one of the biggest events of “Gymnastics For All” in Greece and in Europe. It is an annual event that take place every year at the end of June on the island of Kefalonia. It lasts for 4 days and there are performances of the athletic groups in three different parts of the island: Lixouri, Fragata and Argostoli.
Following the idea and philosophy of gymnastics for all, the Festival is non competitive character and appeals to everyone who exercises without discrimination. People from different parts of the world are united through their love for exercising and they enjoy their participation in this big celebration of sport.

Conditions to Participate-Fee…
Participating groups can be from all institutions such as – Sports Programs from municipalities, from Public and Private Schools, from Athletic Sports Clubs, from Universities (especially sports academies), from Sports Centers, from Work Out Gymnasiums (e.g. aerobics), groups whose members are with special disabilities and of course all age groups (e.g. golden age gymnastics for all).
•There is no age limit. All age groups can participate
•The number of participants in each group must be at least 10 (ten) participants (and over).The main goal is maximum participants of all age groups in each group.
•The duration of each program must be up to 5 (five) minutes.
•Free choice of choreography and music
•Each athletic group must always have a second audio CD – music
•The programs may consist of elements from: Rhythmic gymnastics, Aerobics, Gymnastics, Acrobatics, Trampoline, Folklore dancing (with gymnastics elements), Modern dancing (with gymnastics elements), any other elements of gymnastics
•You can choose to use any gymnastics apparatus including apparatus that is of your ingenuity.
•In the 1st presentation – main square of Lixouri, programs that have high difficulty elements (eg. from mini tramps) can not participate because of space limit.
•Εach team may present only 1 (one) program in every event.
•Each team has the responsibility for the health condition of its athletes. After sending the application form for each team states that they accept these responsibilities of their own account.
•Each team has the responsibility to look after their personal art effects on their account.
The participant card is 15 euros per person – participants in athletic groups, coaches and any other members of each delegation whom want to have the benefits of the participant card.
Registration…
The teams wishing to participate in the 30th International Festival Gymnastics For All “Anna Pollatou”-Kefalonia 2018 should fill in and submit the registration form until the 15th April 2018. The registration form will be available on our site on the 1st of January 2018.

Provisional Schedule…
27/06: Groups arrival
28/06: Parade of the teams and Opening Ceremony
29/06: Event at Lixouri
30/06: Event at Fragata
01/07: Main Event at Argostoli
02/07: Groups Departure

Side Events are organized every day of the Festival.

Contact…
Organizing Committee
Mr Stavros Basiardis
Kokolata – Argostoli 28100
Kefalonia P.S. 28100, Hellas
Tel: +302671024830
Mobile : +306944 918 031
E-mail: info@kefalonia-gymfestival.gr
WebSite:http://kefalonia-gymfestival.gr/en/

The Organizing Committee

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