Host City Agreement signed


Signing Ceremony in Kecskemét

During a festive ceremony and by signing the Host City Agreement with ICG on August 22nd the City of Kecskemét officially consented to host the 54th International Children's Games 2020.

The Committee of the International Children's Games is very much looking forward to having wonderful Summer Games next year in Hungary!

Next Winter Games in Pyeongchang


Group picture of happy Executive Committee members and members of the Pyeongchang delegation to Ufa

During the 53rd International Children's Games in Ufa, Russia, the Executive Committee of the International Children's Games has awarded the 9th International Children's Winter Games 2021 to the City of Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.

The Games shall take place February 19-25 ... make sure to save the date!!!

IOA-ICG Cooperation Agreement signed


Group picture with IOA President Isidoros Kouvelos and members of the ICG Executive Committee after signing the agreement

The Executive Committee of the International Children's Games is happy to announce that a Cooperation Agreement between the International Olympic Academy (IOA) and the International Children's Games (ICG) has been signed by IOA President Isidoros Kouvelos, and ICG President Torsten Rasch in Greece, April 2019.

Both parties are committed "to cooperate in order to establish mtually beneficial educational initiatives focused on Olympic matters".

Please read the full text of the

IOA-ICG Cooperation agreement.

News from Ex-ICG participant Liza Kop

Liza Kop from Alkmaar, The Netherlands, was a gold medalist in the International Children's Games 2013 in Windsor, Canada.

She is now goalkeeper of the famous soccer club Ajax Amsterdam, and only a few days ago Liza has played for the national team of The Netherlands for the first time against Poland.

The Committee of the International Children's Games wishes Liza good luck for a successful international career!

Daegu will host the Summer Games 2021


The Committee of the International Children's Games is happy to announce that the International Children's Summer Games 2021 will be hosted by the City of Daegu, South Korea.

The decission to have Daegu as a host of International Children's Games for the second time after very succesful Games in 2012 was taken by the ICG Committee at Lake Placid, USA during the 8th Winter Games in January 2019.

The Games in Korea will take place from July 8 to July 13 2021.

Competitions will be offered in eight sports:

  • Athletics/Track and Field
  • Basketball (3x3)
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tabletennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

ICWG Lake Placid — an incredible experience!


The Committee of the International Children's Games whishes to thank Lake Placid for having hosted the first ever International Children’s Winter Games (ICWG) in the USA.

The Games have been an incredible experience for athletes, coaches, heads of delegation, and city representatives.

With the International Children's Winter Games 2019 ICG's mission — fostering friendship and mutual understanding amongst children aged 12 to 15 from all over the world — has been fully accomplished!

We are more than happy that the wonderful city of Lake Placid, USA has become a member of the ICG family!

50th Anniversary of ICG in Taiwan


Great results in the conference with delegates of Taiwanese cities and the Ministry of Education in december 2018.

In the picture: ICG Executive member Fen-Fen Chang during her speech to summarise the benefits for the athletes since the first ICG-participation of Taiwan in 2001.

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