Office closing down on 31st December
We will be closing down our office in Blumenstrasse on 31st December 2004,
and disconnecting the telephone and fax numbers and most of our email addresses as well.
From now until 31st March 2005 we can only be reached at the email address:
email@example.com. After 31st March 2005 we will have completely
dissolved our association (EuroGames München e.V.).
Questions about the EuroGames 2004 can be sent to the EGLSF board:
They will then be sent on to one of our private addresses to be answered.
New E-Mail Addresses since
August 10, 2004 11/08/2004 1:59
AFTER THE EUROGAMES IS BEFORE THE EUROGAMES
The tenth EuroGames will
take place next year from 16th to 19th June in
Utrecht in the
Netherlands. The Organization Committee is already busy
preparations, and will need the Email addresses that we have
using. We have switched these over to Utrecht on 10th August.
EuroGames - The Movie - Coming
in Fall 2004 - order now! 11/08/2004 2:38 pm
Breathtaking competitions! Exclusive interviews! And a delightful
The official documentary of the IX. European gay & lesbian
multisport championships in Munich 2004.
The biggest EuroGames of all times at the Olympia-Park in Munich. 5000
athletes, 200 competitions, 26 different disciplines - but just 1 film
recording it all. Do not miss this unique DVD, recalling the greatest
moments and memories of these outstanding games.
Share your photos and win a
free EuroGames DVD! 16/08/2004
Mail them to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The EGLSF will award the most charming photo with a free copy of the
official 2004 EuroGames movie on DVD.
Send your photos to email@example.com before
September 1, 2004.
To have a look at all published photos, please visit: http://www.eurogames.info/photobook
Polizei steht hinter
EuroGames 05/08/2004 6:12
Die Münchner Polizei hat die lesbisch-schwulen Europameisterschaften in
München nach Kräften unterstützt. Ein Dank von den VeranstalterInnen.
Blutgrätsche und voller
Einsatz fordern ihren Tribut 06/08/2004 10:57 am
Für Anne und Juliane von den Northern Stars aus Hamburg war der Einsatz
bei den EuroGames in München nur kurz. Auf dem Rasen, der für viele die
Welt bedeutet, ist manches Fußballspiel kürzer als erwartet.
gegeneinander 05/08/2004 6:28
Was sind eigentlich "Material Arts"?, wurde Saskia Schottelius
am vergangenen Wochenende während der EuroGames häufig gefragt. "Martial
Arts", verbesserte sie dann regelmäßig. Das klinge zwar martialisch, mit
Kriegskünsten habe das aber wenig zu tun, sagt die mehrfache
Gold-Medaillen-Gewinnerin. Martial Arts sind eine Wettkampfdisziplin, bei
der sich alle Kampfkünste miteinander messen.
Kulturprogramm ein voller
Erfolg 05/08/2004 6:31
Die Kulturwoche mit Filmnacht, Lesungen, Theater und Konzerten kam bei
den Besucherinnen und Besuchern der EuroGames in München gut an. Eine
Cheerleading: The house was
brought down! 05/08/2004 4:44
The Alabamahouse was packed out and all because the cheerleading
competition was being held there with six competing teams, five from
German and one from France. The winners, from Cologne, won with their
original ABBA medley.
19 Challenge Cups in
München 01/08/2004 8:20
The EuroGames includes obligatory disciplines. These are formed from
those sports with the highest membership. Counted amongst these are
Volleyball, Badminton and swimming. In these disciplines the EGLSF awards
its Challege cups for exceptional sporting achievments and this year there
are 19 cups to be awarded. The cups carry the names of those who have
fought for the gay and lesbian sport movement and highlights our pride in
what we have built and achieved in the last 25 years.
Olympia 01/08/2004 2:12
EuroGames and top level-sport do not gather out:
competitions of rowing was taking place at the Olympic rowing area in
Oberschleißheim, the Netherland's national rowing team was doing their
happiness 02/08/2004 7:25
For the farewell brunch this Sunday morning about 100 participants of
the EuroGames came to the Olympic Park. For 15 Euro they enjoyed
Weißwürste (white sausages), paella and tomato soup.
Grand closing concert at
Sunday evening for the very first time in the history of the EuroGames
there was held a classical closing concert.
Religious service at
Theatron 01/08/2004 2:01
The EuroGames invited all for a sunday morning ecumenical religious
service at Theatron at the edge of the Rainbow Village. The slogan is:
"God s'ports every color of the rainbow".
First time at the Eurogames
for wheelchair dancing 31/07/2004
The wheelchair dancing competition was warmly wellcomed by the public
at the EuroGames this year. The spectacular levels of wheelchair dancing
brought the house down. First place was awarded to the dancing pair from
Starnberg (near Munich); Hans Brunner and Barbara Tenge. This is the first
time that handicapped sportsmen and women (55 to be precise) have been
welcomed into the Eurogames.
Heroine of the Magermilchbande
(lowfatmilk team) 31/07/2004 10:28
The Magermilchbande team (lowfatmilk team) of Munster beat the Coco´s
from Cologne 1:0 with much help from their impressive goalie. The
ladies-team was formed especially for the EuroGames.
footballers! 31/07/2004 10:30
At the finals of the football competition this Saturday afternoon, the
footballers drank so much that by 4pm the beer ran out! The caterers, from
Cafe Gluck, Munich, commented:
"we normally get through that amount of
beer and food in a week in our cafe".
EuroGames Shopping Night der
Galeria Kaufhof: Ein voller Erfolg
01/08/2004 10:32 am
Rund 2000 lesbische und schwule akkreditierte TeilnehmerInnen,
BesucherInnen und HelferInnen der EuroGames kamen gestern zur EuroGames
Shopping Night der Galeria Kaufhof am Marienplatz. Anlässlich der
ungewöhnlichen und viel beachteten Aktion öffneten sich ihnen zwischen 20
Uhr 30 und Mitternacht die Türen des beliebten Warenhauses, das die
EuroGames als Gold-Sponsor unterstützt.
Town council member presents
medals in Martial Arts 02/08/2004
Thomas Niederbühl, the Rosa Liste ("pink party") member of the Munich
town council awarded the winner of the mens Martial arts competition
today. He declared that the level of the free combat achieved was
exceptional and as a founding member of the Munich gay and lesbian Bushido
club (Karate) he was well able to judge. Angelika Riedi presented the
medals to the winner of the women´s competition.
Fencing: Female competitor
beats everyone 31/07/2004 5:39
28 year old Ulrike Bernau from Berlin won all fencing competitions at
the Eurogames (single, double and men/women rounds). She has never taken
part in the Eurogames before. "I'm very happy that I'm officially here at
the Eurogames for the first time" said the happy winner.
Bavarian Olympian in
Theatron 01/08/2004 10:38
Right in the centre of the Olympiapark, at the edge of the Rainbow
Village is the Theatron, an outdoor theatre. Since Thursday there´s been a
plethora of shows and music runing here. This evening the Bavarian
wildwater slalom goldmedal winner, Thomas Schmidt, will say a few words to
the EuroGames. The show program held at the Theatron has been arranged by
the Cultural department of the Munich Town council.
Orange 13/08/2004 9:53
This evening at 10 pm the EuroGames invite everyone to the Big Orange
Party, an event of massive proportions...
Tonight over 5300
participants and 1500 volunteers celebrate the end of the 3-day tournament
on the former barracks-area in the Domagkstrasse.
Around 10.30 pm their
will be the cheer-leading contest.
Cards available at the Info Point in
the Rainbow Village, at München-Ticket and at the evening
Tennis: Newcomer displace
Favorites 01/08/2004 10:51
Because of the high amount of participants at the tennis tournament of
the EuroGames everything came out a bit different then expected. The
favorites had to fight the strong EuroGames newbies.
Table football at the Ladies'
Night 31/07/2004 5:45
Friday night thousands of celebrate at the isar the first big contest
day of the EuroGames in munich.
The Ladies' Night in the forum at the
Deutschen Museum and the Black & White Party for men where to darn
crowed, the mood happy and frolic.
Parties of the Superlative!
Tabletennis Women: Favorite
teams from Germany and Sweden meet each other 31/07/2004 12:49 pm
Decision in table tennis double women:
With 3:0 in the forefront the
favorite teams Germany and Sweden go apart.
In the match Alexandra Iwanow from Rehlingen and Michaela
Schmidt from Hamburg beat their swedish adversaries Barbro
Wictorsson from Stockholm and Britt-Marie Lehdet from Tyresö.
Run on the guided
tours 01/08/2004 10:53
The guided tours of the EuroGames Culture Week are very appreciated by
the participants. "The tours are booked out", says Karl Prestele,
who takes EuroGames' visitors around the castle of Nymphenburg and through
the Olympic Park. "Many ask us, why we don't offer more... of this".
First day swimming results for
actress Ulrike Folkerts 31/07/2004
Well known Tatort TV series actress, Ulrike Folkerts gained
third place (out of 7) in the 50m Butterfly, class over 40, Friday
afternoon with a time of 38.29 seconds. The first two places were taken by
the German swimmers Kerstin Coha (35.41s) and Patricia Schuldhey (37.20s)
"Munich is becoming a place to
be for lesbians and gays" 01/08/2004 11:08 am
The women swim away from the men and Munich is becoming a lesbian and
gay paradise. What the Eurogames can affect, is shown by the first
impressions from the perimeter of the Olympic Swimming Hall, where the
swimming competitions of the Eurogames having been taking place.
Homosexuality and Disability:
Constructive Conference 01/08/2004
On Friday, the representatives of "Homosexuality & Disability in
Sport" discussed this topic. The aim of the conference is to bring the
areas of sport, disability and homosexuality together.
11.000 celebrate the opening
of the Eurogames 31/07/2004 10:09
On Thursday 11.000 people celebrated the official opening of the IXth
Eurogames in the Olympic Hall, Munich. International and national stars
including Maria Glen, Jimmy Somerville, Georgette Dee and the Croonettes
got the event off to a great start.
The Rainbow Village is ready
to welcome you! 13/08/2004 9:54
For a few days flags have been waving at the Munich main station, the
Stachus circle and at Marienplatz with the message: The EuroGames are
coming to town. The newspapers are full of articles, and Munich is full of
volunteers in their bright orange t-shirts.
Zypries welcomes 5300
sportswomen and men 13/08/2004
For the first time in their history the EuroGames were attended by a
member of Germany's Federal Government. Mrs Brigitte Zypries,
Federal Minister of Justice, addressed the 9th EuroGames at the opening
ceremony hold on Thursday in Munich's Olympic Hall (Olympiahalle).
program 08/07/2004 10:12
For a detailed survey of our cultural program please go to the culture site .
Cultural week starts on Saturday, 24th July 2004 with the Gay Pride in
Munich (Christopher Street Day). Detailed information on the Gay Pride in
Munich can be found under http://www.csd-munich.de/