HaBaWaBa International Festival
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HABAWABA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
At the centre of this universe is the HaBaWaBa International Festival, the largest and most important waterpolo event in the world, reserved for children aged between 6 and 11 years from all corners of the globe.
Conceived and organized by Waterpolo Development today the event is “supported by” FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation), LEN (Ligue Européenne de Natation), COMEN (Confédération Méditerranéenne de Natation) e FIN (Swimming Italian Federation). Since 2008, the year of the first event involving young athletes, coaches, managers, fans and families: every year more than 3 thousand people gather at the Bella Italia & EFA Village in Lignano Sabbiadoro, the home of the HaBaWaBa International Festival, for a week of all kinds of sport.
The event attracts clubs from different continents and countries and offers a perfect scenario to promote solidarity, regardless of gender, ethnic background faith or culture. The HaBaWaBa International Festival brings people together, as hundreds of children, coaches and parents come from all over the world, speaking different languages or having different cultures and compete in a friendly and fun International competition.
The HaBaWaBa International Festival has two different tournament: the Under 11 tournament and the Under 9 tournament.
The HaBaWaBa International Festival takes place in Lignano Sabbiadoro (UD, Italy), at the Bella Italia EFA Village (new name of Villaggio Ge.Tur) which lies deep in a huge pine forest near the sea. It is equipped with leisure areas, aquapark and a large beach, where organized activities and programmes allow children to have a holiday with their families in an area that is rich in places of tourist and cultural interest.
CLICK HERE FOR HABAWABA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2019 RULES (rules changes written in blue)