The first official World Gymnaestrada information meeting was held in Helsinki September 6 – 8, 2013. 60 participants representing 32 FIG Member Federations took part in the meeting. Photo Milla Vahtiala
In less than 2 years, on July 12, 2015, the Finnish capital of Helsinki will open its doors to the 15th World Gymnaestrada – the biggest event on the calendar of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG). 34 FIG Member Federation are planning to participate with over 21 000 gymnasts.
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In 2013 year we celebrate the year of adults.
4th Asian Gymnaestrada
4th Asian Gymnaestrada took place in Singapore in the beginning of November 2013.
FIG Gala 2011 - full
The full FIG Gala from previous World Gymnaestrada in Lausanne, Switzerland
My first experience of the World Gymnaestrada was in 1982, which was held in Zurich. The group members, led by Prof. Michiko Matsumoto of the founder of MGLA, were all amazed and moved by the various kinds of gymnastics and cheerful people gathering there.