by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
Following the Eurovision Song Contest, staged in the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden; an even bigger party was held. Pongathon took over Stockholm to lay on probably the largest social ping pong event in Sweden for the King organisation.
A light hearted occasion, a chance to try table tennis, a chance to enjoy table tennis was organised.
King is a company that produced “Candy Crush Saga”; a video game. Naming themselves the “Kingsters”, they participated in team based tournament in Stockholm’s Stockholmsmässan, the largest event and conference venue in Europe.
Live music from a spaceship was arranged with dry ice also being pumped out to add to the atmosphere.
Supported by the Swedish Table Tennis Association, an enjoyable event was enjoyed by all.
For further details visit: http://www.pongathon.com