Golden action aiming to entertain in Pesaro

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Golden action aiming to entertain in Pesaro

September 15, 2018

Preview of the 6th Golden Age Gym Festival

From Sunday 16 till Friday 21 September, 1907 gymnasts representing 18 different countries will gather in Rossini’s birthday Pesaro, on the Italian Adriatic coast for the biggest edition of GAGF so far!

 

What is GAGF?

The idea of Golden Age Gym Festival, a Gymnastics for All Festival aimed solely at gymnasts aged 50+, was first tested in 2005 in Maspalomas on the Spanish Canary Islands. The success prompted UEG to make it a regular event on the calendar, starting in Maspalomas in 2008 and being held every second year.

The 6th edition of Golden Age Gym Festival will be held in Pesaro (ITA). Close to 2000 participants will show off their performances on three stages located in the city center, will participate in one of the many workshops and attend the opening and closing ceremonies and the UEG Gala. The week is not only for recreation but also offers all participants to improve their abilities, to discover new activities and sports, socialise and get to know both the host country and the countries of the other participants, emphasising the advantages of practising gymnastics.

 

Some useful facts:

- Norway is sending the biggest delegation with more than 500 gymnasts!

- 151 groups will perform

- 23 workshops will be organised all over Pesaro

- An educational forum will be organised for coaches, assistants and heads of delegations

- The Rocca Costanza stage is the place to be for social activities as it houses the GAGF village.

- The local organisers have prepared a flash mob which will be danced throughout the Festival. The song is named ‘Magic Destination’ because Pesaro promises magic to GAGF.

- Pesaro is nicknamed the City of the Bicycle, owing to its extensive network of cycling paths connecting its territory.

 

Schedule

Sunday 16 September

16:15 – 17:00                   Street Parade

17:00 – 18:30                   Opening Ceremony

 

Monday 17 September

09:30 – 12:00                   Workshops

17:00 – 19:00                   City performances

20:30 – 24:00                   National Federation Presentation Party

 

Tuesday 18 September

08:30 – 09:00                   Morning gym

09:30 – 12:00                   Workshops

17:00 – 19:00                   City performances

20:30 – 24:00                   Video Disco Dance party

 

Wednesday 19 September

08:30 – 09:00                   Morning gym

09:30 – 12:00                   Workshops

09:30 – 12:00                   Forum

17:00 – 19:00                   City performances

19:30                                 Presentation GAGF 2020

20:30 – 24:00                   Disco music with live band

 

Thursday 20 September

08:30 – 09:00                   Morning gym

09:30 – 12:00                   Workshops

17:30 – 19:00                   Gala

20:30 – 24:00                   Dance and music night

 

Friday 21 September

08:30 – 09:00                   Morning gym

17:30 – 19:00                   Closing Ceremony

20:30 – 24:00                   Farewell party

 

How to follow?

Via the hashtag #GAGF2018 you can find all updates on social media.

UEG will publish photos, videos and reports on its social media channels and website.