NIS supports Mini-Basketball Festival in Vranje

In its efforts to promote sports, health and team spirit among kids, NIS supported a mini-basketball festival called “Happy Childhood” that took place in Vranje this weekend.

With a years-long tradition of being the general sponsor of the Serbian Basketball Federation, NIS has supported mini-basketball events for seven years running with a view to promoting children’s and youth sports and healthy youth development and tapping into new talents.

Organised in collaboration with the Serbian Basketball Federation (“KSS”) and the City of Vranje, the event was an opportunity for kids to play basketball on four mini-basketball courts and to display their competitive spirit.

The festival featured more than 40 mini-basketball games between over 70 teams, including a team from Germany, and at the end of the competition each player received a medal and a recognition plaque in appreciation of their fair play, while all clubs received a trophy.

With a years-long tradition of being the general sponsor of the Serbian Basketball Federation, NIS has supported mini-basketball events for seven years running with a view to promoting children’s and youth sports and healthy youth development and tapping into new talents. Under its corporate slogan “Future at Work,” NIS supports sporting events aimed at promoting basketball, but also fostering sportsmanship, team spirit and the culture of nonviolence among children.

NIS and KSS will continue to run mini-basketball tournaments across Serbia, providing children with an opportunity to compete as well as to learn the rules of the game of mini-basketball with professional coaching.

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