Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

World Paintball Day
June 27, 2010

This is a day in honour of the first paintball game ever played. It took place in Henniker, New Hampshire in 1981.

The goal of the celebration is to attract more players.

For more info visit the WPD website. There is also a WPD Facebook page you can join.

Paintball players in action

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Go Skateboarding Day & World Music Day
June 21, 2010

The International Association of Skateboard Companies initiated Go Skateboarding Day to promote and encourage skateboarding. For more information visit  the IASC website.

World Music Day is also known as “La Fête de la Musique” (“the celebration of music”) as is was created in France. With the slogan “Faites de la musique”, a homophone of “Fête de la musique”, wich means “Make music”, the purpose of this celebration is to encourage musicians to perform on the streets and music lovers to organize and/or attend free concerts. All around the world musical activities are organised today.

World Canoeing Day
June 13, 2010

Each year World Canoeing Day is celebrated to promote the sport of canoeing. It is a good way to exercise and have fun at the same time. If you’re interested you can join the WCD Facebook group for information on the many activities organised today: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=128665017143931&index=1.

When canoeing near the Victoria Falls, you could even meet elephants.