National Federations invited to spread love for sport through Volley All Festival
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 20, 2014 – Following the success of previous years, the President of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Dr. Ary S. Graça F° has launched a worldwide call for national federations to take part in this year’s Volley All Festival.
All Festival is an annual worldwide event where thousands of young people get
together to play volleyball in their cities, public parks or other locations
used by the local community.
inception five years ago the Volley All Festival has served to promote volleyball and beach
volleyball at the national level and has shown that it can be a truly universal
sport with mass participation," President Graça said. "It is a crucial tool for the development of sport in general and provides an easy and dynamic opportunity for people to get involved and be active."
Each year the FIVB receives photos of Volley All Festival events from around the world. In 2011 the, Sri Lanka won the award for the best picture which the 2012 the Cook Islands and Austria won the contest. Last year’s winners included Cape Verde, Eritrea and Finland.
From 2009 to 2012 the Volley All Festivals have seen the participation of 1,848,239 people around the world. In 2013 almost 500,000 people attended the different festival around the world.
Photos, videos, annual reports and other information can be found on the FIVB Development Section. National federations can also access the relevant application forms in English, French and Spanish here.