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‘Bridging Youth Through Sport’ receives EU funding approval

Posted By Sportinmalta On October 21, 2014 @ 1:30 pm In Featured,Other | No Comments

Between October 30 and November 5, Stelmar Sports Federation, the sports organisaton within Stella Maris College, Gzira will be hosting the ‘Bridging Youth Through Sport’, an Erasmus+ project that will be fully funded by the European Union.

60 youths aged between 13 and 16, males and females, from 12 countries, namely Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Italy, Lithuania, Palestine, Romania, Spain, Turkey and Malta will be participating. A number of refugees currently in Malta are also expected to add on to this tally.

The event will feature six different sporting disciplines: bowling, chess, cross country running, cycling, pool and table tennis.

Apart from the sports events, all participants will also take part in cultural visits around the island as well as various workshops tackling European citizenship, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and combating social exclusion through sport among others.

The Opening Ceremony is scheduled to be held on Friday 31st October at 10.30am with Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport, Chris Agius as the main Guest of Honour.

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