European Sports Week in Karlovac, organized by EDIC Karlovac and the Representation of the European Commission in the Republic of Croatia

European Sports Week (ETS) is the European Commission's initiative to promote sport and physical activity across Europe for the sixth time this year. This year's European Sports Week started on September 23rd, and activities are being organized throughout Europe during that week. The official opening of European Sports Week 2020 takes place in Germany on 23 September. In the Republic of Croatia, European Sports Week will be celebrated from 23 to 30 September 2020.
Recent research shows that physical activity levels are currently stagnant, and in some states even declining. European Sports Week is the answer to that challenge.
EDIC Karlovac project, which is carried out by the Public Institution Regional Development Agency of Karlovac County in cooperation with the Representation of the European Commission in the Republic of Croatia aware of the importance of sport for individuals, society and the whole community.
European Sports Week in Karlovac, September 25, 2020, from 10:00 to 13:00 on the playground of Sokolski dom.
For that occasion, a tent was set up on the playground of Sokolski dom and a video wall on which contents related to the theme of the event were broadcast. Prior to the event, the Head of the Representation of the European Commission in the Republic of Croatia - Mr. Ognian Zlatev held a press conference on the state of the EU and gave an overview of the European Sports Week. The event was opened by the Kickboxing Club Tigar with its performance of the song Eye of tiger, after which Ivana Šulentić greeted the audience in front of the organizers. The event began with introductory speeches, after which sports clubs presented themselves, and for this occasion, the video team of the Karlovac High School recorded a sketch on the topic of sports, which was shown on the video wall. The second part of the event was a round table on "The importance of sports for the individual and society" in which participated: Vlado Šola - Croatian Handball Federation, Deputy Prefect of Karlovac County - Ph.D. Vesna Hajsan Dolinar, Darko Vučić from the Ministry of Sports and Tourism, doc.dr.sc. Zrinko Čustonja from the Faculty of Kinesiology in Zagreb and MD, specialist in internal medicine, subspecialist diabetologist-endocrinologist Dragan Božičević, Sanjin Lucijanić - football coach and legendary coach of all coaches Miroslav Ćiro Blažević who educated and made the audience laugh with his rich experience. The guests each presented their views on the topic of sport, the importance of sport for the individual, society, economy and sport at the national level and sport in the EU. The moderator of the round table was Dražen Pinević.
The event took place under the media sponsorship of the First Karlovac Radio and the sponsor of the event is Dukat d.d. who donated Dukat fit products for the participants for the occasion. The program was led by Slavko Cvitković.

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