NEWS

Jun 27 2017
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Leisure talks at the Center for Leisure Studies, Chinese Academy of Art (Beijing)

WLO Chief Operating Officer, Communication & Events Coordinator, and Programme Coordinator visited the Center for Leisure Studies of the Chinese Academy of Art in Beijing. This was an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge on the development of Leisure as a field of study in China. Dr. Cristina Ortega, WLO COO, declared: “We were very fortunate to be guided through the history and current state of the art of Chinese leisure culture research programs by Dr. Ma Huidi”.

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Jun 25 2017
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The city of Richmond designated as one of the World Leisure Communities of Excellence of 2017

The World Leisure Organization (WLO) is greatly pleased to announce that there has been a unanimous decision to recognize and designate the City of Richmond as one World Leisure Communities of Excellence of 2017. The City of Richmond receives this award for its substantive contributions as a community to promoting leisure as a means to enhance the human condition and because it serves as an exemplar of how broad-based citizen involvement can effectively promote leisure as integral to the social, cultural, economic, and sustainable environmental development of the community.

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Jun 25 2017
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Giro Cultural USP: providing access to Sao Paulo University’s cultural, scientific and architectural heritage

The University of Sao Paulo has launched the programme Giro Cultural USP, aimed at facilitating access for everyone, within and beyond the university community, to the USP’s cultural and leisure offer. Departments and museums in Cidade Universitaria, the main campus of the University of Sao Paulo and the biggest in Latin America, can be visited in four different tours: scientific heritage, cultural heritage, panoramic view – around university’s facilities and environment, and the tour “USP and modernist Sao Paulo”, which takes places outside campus, in the city centre.

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Jun 25 2017
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2020 Pinggu World Leisure Conference: walking the road ahead

The Chinese city of Pinggu will be hosting the 16th World Leisure Congress in 2020. On July 2016, Pinggu District Government and the World Leisure Organization (WLO) signed the contract that established the general basis for preparing the general program for the international Congress. Since then, quite a few movements have been made and the organization of this major leisure event keeps progressing steadily.

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Jun 25 2017
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Explore different ways of holidaying with the Young People’s Leisure Network

Building on the relations developed within the WLO Future Leaders programme, the Young People’s Leisure Network (YPLN) was created by participant universities and students to involve youth coordinators and adult supervisors in the organisation of a wide range of activities to promote international exchange in the leisure field. Read More

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