Flagship Events

TAFISA Events in a Glimpse

flagship events


TAFISA Sport for All Games

Lisbon Games

The TAFISA Sport for All Games, known as the Games, have grown from humble beginnings in Bonn, Germany, in 1992, to spectacular world and continental events. The TAFISA Games are a week-long spectacular display of colour, dance, sports, culture, peace, friendship and fun. The Games festival offers a voyage of discovery around the globe, as delegations from every corner of the world showcase their Traditional Sports and Games (TSG), as well as unique and interesting New Sports. The TAFISA World Games are organised every 4 years, as are the TAFISA Regional Games in the years between the World Games.
Duration: 7 days
Frequency: Every 4 years (intertwined)
Learn More:
TAFISA World Sport for All Games: tafisa.org/tafisa-world-sport-for-all-games
TAFISA Regional Sport for All Games: tafisa.org/tafisa-regional-sport-for-all-games

TAFISA World Congress

World Congress 2023

The TAFISA World Congresses have been held across the globe since 1991, bringing together world-renowned experts, researchers, practitioners, decision-makers, national and local representatives across all continents to discuss, debate and experience the latest the Sport for All Movement has to offer, and determine its future direction. The events are unparalleled opportunities to network, learn, and, of course, enjoy a social programme unique to the location.
Duration: 5 days
Frequency: Every 2 years
Learn More:
TAFISA World Congress: tafisa.org/tafisa-world-congress

TAFISA World Martial Arts Festival

MA festival

The TAFISA World Martial Arts Festival is a vibrant and entertaining experience bringing together delegations from countries across all continents demonstrating their traditional Martial Arts and culture, offering a unique opportunity for local citizens and participants all around the world to discover the variety and values of Martial Arts and Sport for All.
Duration: 5 days
Frequency: Every 4 years
Learn More:
TAFISA World Martial Arts Festival: tafisa.org/tafisa-martial-arts-festival