The TAFISA Games are a spectacular event that brings together color, dance, games, culture and promotes peace, friendship and lots of fun.

This event offers a unique experience of discovery, because the different delegations, coming from all over the world, demonstrate their traditional and modern games and sports.

The TAFISA Games typically attract up to 50.000 participants and visitors from up to 100 countries, and are sponsored by the International Olympic Committee and UNESCO.


The main objectives of the TAFISA Games are:

• Promote Sport for All and participate in physical activity;

• Preserve and promote traditional games and sport as Intangible World Heritage;

• Encourage cooperation between nations;

• Provide opportunities for sharing experiences.

The World Sport for All Games TAFISA includes a week of demonstrations, friendly competitions, cultural events, shows, conferences and exhibitions. An event not to be missed!

The next edition will take place in Lisbon, between the 18th and 24th June 2021.


Local Organization


Local Organization

República Portuguesa
Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude, I. P.
Confederação do Desporto de Portugal
Câmara Municipal de Lisboa
Complexo de Piscinas,
Av. Pierre Coubertin,
Centro Desportivo Nacional do Jamor
1495-751 Cruz-Quebrada, Portugal
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