Sporting from around the world

MORE than 1000 people celebrated sporting cultures from around the world as part of World Games Day at Blundstone Arena.

Hosted by Clarence City Council on 30 June, the day celebrated a diverse range of cultural traditions and gave people of all ages the chance to have a go at a variety of games.

Sporting activities ranged from cricket with the Hobart Hurricanes, football by Football Tasmania, karate, skate park leagues and circus arts.

Other performances included Amoko, a south Sudanese hip hop artist, Teahouse, a multicultural group playing sitar and table, and dance performances by Rhythms Bollywood and Hobart’s DRILL youth dance company.

Caption: The 2019 World Games Day saw more than 1000 people converge at Blundstone Arena to celebrate sport from around the world.