WHAT PGSi MEANS?
The PGSi abbreviation comes from the name of the international association Polisportiva Giovanilla Salesiane International, which has been an umbrella organization for 30 years over the organization of the International Salesian Youth Games. They are held annually in a different state of this association.
WHAT ARE PGSI?
The essence of the International Salesian Youth Games is a sports competition. It competes in 4 different sporting disciplines and is sexually divided into two age categories. In addition to sporting activities, the main focus is on cultural exchange, socializing and spirituality.
The goals of the International Salesian Youth Games are to enable young people to get involved in sports. Through this, they build a world that respects fundamental values such as: peace, friendship, truth, good, justice, freedom, love, human dignity, solidarity and fair play. More specific goals by areas are sports, cultural, promotional, integral, educational and religious.
GAMES IN PREVIOUSLY
As already pointed out, this year we celebrate the jubilee 30th game. In the table, we can see where all of them have been held so far. In the past, Slovenia hosted twice in 1993, and in 2008. Both times the games were held in Ljubljana.
|2019||Slovenia||Ljubljana||2009||several countries||several cities||1999||Spain||Valencia|
|2010||several countries||several cities||2000||Spain||Madrid||1990||Malta||Gozo|