Escolas de Balonman Xiria – Spain
It is dedicated to the practice of handball and it has got basic categories and senior teams, both male and female. The teams participate Nationwide and in some international tournaments.
In addition, during the summer months made, for 20 years, Summer Schools (Escuelas de Verano), where not only practiced handball, but covers all kinds of recreational- educational activities.
Locally, Xiria also involved conducting cultural activities as: Xiria Pop Festival where act national and international bands and singers, action on draft 1.3 of the Youth in Action program, and specific activities as handball beach , I Green Fest Nigh , etc.
The link that has the Escola Balonmán Xiria with local social inclusion lies in the Summer Schools( Escuelas de Verano). In them, inclusion is one of the objectives of the program. It encourages participation of all children in the community: children at risk of social exclusion, the disabled, immigrants, club players and everyone who wants to participate.
As a club sport, social inclusion is not within the objectives to be achieved, but if practiced for years, as an implicit objective. The Trainers encourage team spirit, not-discrimination and fellowship.
The Escola Balonmán Xiria cooperates with the Government of Carballo in the space of sports and Social Services, the Red Cross Carballo (Cruz Roja Carballo) voluntary humanitarian organization, Youth Association Proxectando and other associations.
More information at: http://www.xiria.net/balonman