“By introducing International Handball Week, we at the IHF aim to create an annual week of celebration of our sport. While the week will be marked every year in the future, this year we recognise the increased importance of solidarity and bringing our handball community together, virtually. We are looking forward to celebrating together,” – Dr. Hassan Moustafa, IHF President.
The International Handball Federation (IHF) announce the first International Handball Week #handballweek, from 12 to 18 July. The week is to pay homage to the founding of the IHF, on 12 July 1946. International Handball Week continues to spark a global online conversation about handball. Members of the handball community promoted “#handballweek” on their social media profiles, as well as organized and participated in all coverage to further increase the vast growing popularity.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IHF planned for special matches and courses to take place. While no longer possible in many IHF Member Federations, the IHF saw it even more important to introduce International Handball Week in 2020.
The IHF saw dramatic increases in social media posts and shares relating to #handballweek. Handball Clubs, players and fans around the world joined the online conversation through live online streams, creation of forums and discussions. Topics ranged from “Gamification in Handball” to simply sharing a photo.
We are all looking forward to the exciting times ahead for our beloved sport. We are all looking forward to the exciting times ahead for our beloved sport. #Handballteam #гандбол
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