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Nov, 2018 2.00

The Cabildo brings traditional games and sports to over 1.000 students of secondary education

Traditional games and sports have been taught again in the schools of Fuerteventura where about 1.150 students learned basic and advanced notions of various traditional games such as el palo canario, la bola canaria, el salto del pastor, la pelota mano, la billarda, la pina and la tángana. Fuerteventura's Cabildo, through its Sports' Council, activated this year again the programme called ''No Olvides Lo Nuestro'' (Don't forget what is ours) which will also take place in secondary schools this year.

There are eleven schools in total that host the programme ''No Olvides Lo Nuestro''. The participating schools are: I.E.S. Corralejo, La Oliva, Jandía, Santo Tomás de Aquino, Puerto del Rosario, San Diego de Alcalá, Gran Tarajal and Vigán, the schools CEO Puerto Cabras and Antigua and the CPEIPS Sagrado Corazón. In addition to the hours taught during school time, students who wish to learn more in depth and practise those sports or get more training can attend the municipal sports' schools or clubs that provide those lessons outside of school time.


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