The 2013 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival will take place in Poland. The host cities are 5 cities in the Silesian province of Poland, namely Bielsko-Biala, Cieszyn, Szczyrk, Tychy, and Wisla. It took place from the 15th to the 20th of February. Its participants, between the ages of 14 and 18, will compete in eight winter sports disciplines, Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Biathlon, Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Short Track, Ski Jumping and Snowboarding.
The festivals are organised in two-year cycles and run by the Association of European Olympic Committees and its committee.