Photo © Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord / Thomas Berns


Up to 2,000 up-and-coming athletes from 32 countries, who can exchange ideas and network with each other - in an atmosphere that enables top sporting performances and promotes social interaction in modern societies. These are the Ruhr Games 2019. The festival as a format in its own right with a European formation and region-specific reference creates an international flair with elements that unite nations without losing its ties to the region.

Young people from the region and the whole of Germany are invited to join the international guests in the open tournaments, join in the activities & tours of the Ruhr Games and make new friends.

Int. Youth Exchange
Europe Expo
European Sports Competition
Europäische Lichtinstallation