The French city is to host the Games on June 10 and 11
And he also used this opportunity to praise our town, the AJEF organisers and the castle on his Facebook page.
by Randall J. Strossen, IronMind Enterprises, Inc. © 2017
The European Highland Games Championships takes center stage in Bressuire, France this summer, the IHGF announced.
2017 IHGF European Highland Games Championships
by Francis Brebner
President, International Highland Games Federation
They will be held within the majestic grounds of the 1000 year old Bressuire castle (photo by Jean-Patrick JOLLY) which sets the stage and backdrop for the 2017 IHGF European Highland Games Championships 10th-11th June.
Bressuire celebrates it 21st anniversary of Highland Games and this year as normal is leaving no stone unturned in producing a traditional Highland Games atmosphere, which includes all the customary elements from the heavy events, Highland dancing, folk music, pipe and much more.
These games have grown in the last two decades to be one of the premier games on the international circuit and they draw thousands of spectators from all over France and surrounding countries to its two days of action-packed Highland games festivities at Bressuire Castle.
As well as the European Championships there will also be the French Amateur Highland games Championships, which will have several classes competing in all.
Hans LOLKEMA, Netherlands
Pieter-Karst BOUMA, Netherlands
Lorne COLTHART, Scotland
Vladislav TULACEK, Czech republic
Sebastian WENTA, Poland
Daniel DOROW, Germany
Rafal KOBYLARZ, Poland
Jamie GUNN, Scotland
Raynor WORTEL, Netherlands
Svavar SIGURSTEINSSON, Iceland
Photo : Pieter-Karst BOUMA and Daniel DOROW on the box in Bressuire
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