European sports week

Initiative of the European commission for the promotion of healthy sport practice in the citizens of the European Union under the slogan # BeActive

Week 5th European sports

This initiative takes place at the level of the HAT, national, regional and local levels, and includes activities that bring sport, physical activity and healthy habits throughout society regardless of age, gender, physical condition and capacity. The Higher Council of sports is the national coordinator of the programme that develops in our country.

This year marks the fifth edition of this event that will take place from 23 to 30 September 2019 simultaneously in 28 countries that make up the European Union most other countries that have been incorporated in the east and in the Balkans coming to add a total of 35 countries. This event is structured around four themes of approach: learning environment, workplace, outdoor activities, sports clubs and fitness centres as they are the main centres where citizens can improve their habits and # BeActive!

Among the numerous activities planned throughout the national territory during this week we highlight the following:

# Espasión
  • 21 September: "Launch of the SED-19".Enel High Performance centre of Madrid.
  • 28 September: “Official closing”. # Beactive Night in Royal City open to the participation of all citizens.

Since the High Council sports has made an appeal to the Autonomous Communities, sports federations, universities, schools, companies, public and private entities to join this European Campaign promoting activities aimed at all population groups during this week.

Similarly, we will count with high-level athletes as ambassadors of the European sports Week (SED) involved in various activities programmed throughout the country. We are aware that only with the joint effort of all actors púbicos and private involved in the promotion of healthy sporting habits can be achieved in the Spanish and European population incorporate healthy sports daily habits of the population.

Registration platform SED eventsLink to the platform events with data and map of that year

Map of actionsLink to the map of proceedings


On 19 November, there will be a day of recognitions participation in European week of sport 2019. When valuing activities will appreciate the following: Mobilization capacity, originality, promotion of the active and healthy life and the use of graphical resources with the logo# BEACTIVE. All activities that want to opt for this recognition should have been developed between 21 and 30 September 2019.

These surveys will be for the following categories:

  • 3 Media
  • 3 Autonomous Communities
  • Four municipalities
  • Primary Schools 4
  • Secondary Education Centres 3
  • 2 Universities
  • 1 Sports Medicine centres
  • 3 Clubs and sports associations
  • 3 Trabajo-Industrias-Empresas centres
  • 3 Ambassadors of the European Week of sport 2019

The selection will be carried out by the team responsible for the Week of European sports CSD according to the rules of the contest.

Previous editions of the week European sports

  • The fourth edition of the European Week of sport was held from 23 to 30 September 2018 and the official opening at European level took place in Viena, Austria. At the national level was inaugurated on 23 September in the esplanade of the king of Madrid River. Subsequently, moved the Sport Village to Valencia, where held an evening # beactive (or “ beactive night ”) the night between 29 and 30. In this edition, from 24 to 28 was launched the caravan # beactive, leaving Madrid and with the final destination Valence, from 24 to 28 September stopped in the towns of Tarancón, Basin, Sarrión (Teruel), Tortosa and Castellón.
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  • The third edition of the European Week of sport was held from 23 to 30 September 2017 and the official opening at European level took place in Tartu, Estonian. At national level, the CSD held once again an act in the Plaza de Colón with various sports demonstrations.

    In 2016 was held the second edition of the European Week of sport with the main objective of promoting the participation in sport and physical activity throughout Europe. At national level, the CSD held a new act on square Colón with various sports demonstrations.


    The first week European sports, cofinanced through the programmes Erasmus + of the European commission, was held from 7 to 13 September 2015. The Colón Square of Madrid hosted various sports demonstrations.