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13th EDBF European Nations Championships - Bulletin No. 1 Revision B published

26 January 2018 - 
Update — posted January 26th 2018

Bulletin No 1 Revision B (created January 15th)

Original information — posted December 15th 2017

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Race Officials for the ENC 2018 in Brandenburg

24 January 2018

The EDBF is asking the IDBF Race Officials from Europe to support the European Nations Dragon Boat Racing Championships, which will take place in the period from 23 to 27 Aug 2018 at the regatta course of the German city Brandenburg an der Havel.

Please send your request or cancellation by the 18th of February to: Saed Abdalla.

The RO's considered for these championships will be informed shortly.

First meeting in Rome for the new EDBF President Claudio Schermi

24 January 2018 - The EDBF President Claudio Schermi started his mandate with a meeting in Rome with Slawek Borucki, the EDBF I.T. Technician.
It was a very positive working meeting. We have a very good platform for registration and to manage our competitions. We are confident it will be very useful for the best success of the next EDBF European Nations Championships in Brandenburg.
We had also a positive meeting with the technicians of the CSIT, organizers of the CSIT World Sport Games, the largest multisport Games for amateurs (8000 Athlets).

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EDBF President Claudio Schermi inaugural address - 1st January 2018

05 January 2018 - My fellow Friends of the Dragon Boat Community of Europe, Happy new year from Kenia, where I’m in holiday with my family and friends.
Today after long 5 months transition I’m fully in charge as the new President of the European Dragon Boat Federation.
I deeply feel the emotion of this moment.
I fully understand the importance and the responsibility of the task which I embrace today.

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1st Hong Kong Barcelona Dragon Boat Festival

27 December 2017 - Information Bulletin

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EDBF Commissions are seeking new members and chairholders

04 December 2017 - The EDBF Commissions are seeking new members and chairholders for Marketing & Media, Youth Development and Women Athletes. See the reports in the EDBF Library, section EDBF Commission Documents and contact the commission chairholders directly (find contact information here) if you are interested in serving on one of the commissions. A new subsection has been added to Sports Medicine and Psychology which will focus on developing the sport for disabled paddlers as there is growing interest in paddling among these athletes.

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EDBF Congress 31st July 2017 - Headlines

07 August 2017 - Below are the headlines from the EDBF Congress, held on the 31st of July 2017.

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  • European Dragon Boat Federation European Dragon Boat Federation
    February 21 2018 09:04am
    Shining Eyes n.1: Armenian Dragon Boat Federation with Arutyun Balasanyein, Director of the Xalbert Spashl Orthopenig. "in the Orthopenig children have cold eyes... after Dragon Boat I saw shining eyes". In this video the comment of the director and the feeling about dragon boat.
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    February 21 2018 08:57am
    Shining Eyes n.2: Armenian Dragon Boat Federation with Arutyun Balasanyein, Director of the Xalbert Spashl Orthopenig. "in the Orthopenig. "in the Orthopenig, children have cold eyes... after Dragon Boat I saw shining eyes". In this video you can see the dragon boat experience of these children. https://drive.google.com/file/d/18-z3NlPqmhaqwd-wtoq8tKVQamTNkP9e/view?usp=drive_web
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  • European Dragon Boat Federation European Dragon Boat Federation
    February 20 2018 05:03pm
    European Dragon Boat Federation added 9 new photos.
    Dear friends of the Dragon Boat Community of Europe, to be a “community” means to be a team, to be friends, to know each other and to support each other. In my visit in Armenia I met people that love our sport, that want to grow, that want to develop also the social part with a specific adaptive dragon boat project. Last week end some Armenian Athlets were in Spain and next Monday ArmDBF will enter the EDBF EC 2018 in Brandenburg. Happy birthday to the President of the Armenian Dragon Boat Federation, Makar Sargsyan, today 32 year old and my best wishes to continue in his commitment for our sport. #newgenerations Claudio Schermi EDBF President
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    February 20 2018 12:09pm
    European Dragon Boat Federation added 10 new photos.
    The EDBF President Claudio Schermi in Armenia after Spain and Berlin. ArmDBF is developing an adaptive dragon boat project with the ArmDBF President Makar Sargsyan
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    February 20 2018 06:21am
    European Dragon Boat Federation shared a post.
    Good job!!! Never give up... https://instagram.com/p/BfWQE1uBVfv/
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    February 18 2018 04:10pm
    European Dragon Boat Federation shared Semplicemente Milano's video.
    Milano... Navigli!
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  • European Dragon Boat Federation European Dragon Boat Federation
    February 16 2018 07:08pm
    European Dragon Boat Federation added 4 new photos.
    Berlino - meeting with the Organizing Committee of the next European Nations Championships in Brandenburg from 23 to 26th August. With me Slawek Borucki, in his key role within our sport. He is responsible for registration, race program and EDBF web site. Ute Becker and Gitta Weber are doing a great job and all details and criticism are under control. A lot of provisional Entries and other are expected very soon. Looking forward to see in Brandenburg all the top Paddlers of the dragon boat community of Europe. Following the request received we will reconsider the possibility to add the class open in Senior C standard boat. Claudio Schermi EDBF President
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    February 16 2018 03:10pm
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    Happy Chinese New Year. This is the year of the dog, symbol of honesty and loyalty. Share your photos of your faithful dog companions with us to celebrate this week!
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    February 14 2018 09:46am
    European Dragon Boat Federation shared Dragon Boat Innovate (DBI)'s post.
    Loving this a lego dragon boat transformer.
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