by Anna Li Vigni
For enthusiasts, amateurs and onlookers: Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 September from 10.00 to 19.00
The good weather and the possibility of approaching a sport, perhaps the one you have always dreamed of doing, were two of the ingredients of success with the public, on the first day of the 17th edition of the Sports Festival.
A two-day event set up in the area of Old Port as if it were an Olympic village. A strong temptation for everyone. Try rowing for example, or watch the performances of dancers and gymnasts. From hiphop dance to tango, from fencing to football. In all, 60 disciplines that can entertain and excite or just intrigue or entertain.
Also at sea Jet Ski Therapy by Fabio Incorvaia drew families and disabled children who, as always, find in this practice the joy and emotion of those who ride on the jet ski. For Fabio Incorvaia, today and tomorrow are the last two events to close a successful season.
Sport starts again, presented and represented by various schools and sports associations in the Genoese and Ligurian territory for which this event is a showcase to make themselves known and host new fans and students. Saturday and Sunday the event will be the attraction, weather permitting, for young and old.
“It’s great to see how the kids put themselves to the test. Participation is free. The kids have a lot of fun”, comment Luisella Tealdi, events manager of the Porto Antico Spa. “Seeing all these happy people is wonderful. They show themselves sporty and receive points which then give you the opportunity to have the gadgets of the Decathlon which is a sponsor”, spy Luisella Tealdi.
at the Sports Festival also the police forces such as the State Police, the Carabinieri, the Guardia di Finanza and the Army.
There is no shortage of sailing and rowing tests.