SmaF II: Dare 2 Dream! – Call for Participants

SmaF II: Dare 2 Dream! – Call for Participants
We are inviting you to apply for our upcoming project “Show me a Future II: Dare 2 Dream!” and its youth exchanges. A project is made in cooperation between Culture goes Europe (CGE): Soziokulturelle Initiative Erfurt e.V. (Germany), Associazione Culturale Strauss - Arcistrauss (Italy), United Societies of Balkans (Greece) , Asociatia Tinerilor cu Initiativa Civica - ATIC (Romania) and Mtü EstYES (Estonia). (more…)...

Global warming: Local perspective from Erfurt – Panel Discussion Report

Global warming: Local perspective from Erfurt – Panel Discussion Report
The issue of global climate change is perceived as something that affects the whole planet, but is quite often overlooked when it comes to its impact on a particular area. This can make us underestimate the specific effects that it has on our city, region, and hence - lead to believe that it is something that happens far away and that input of every single person and community efforts won't influence anything. We wanted to bring more attention to it. ...

Culture Goes Digital: Training Course on Robotics for Educators Report

Culture Goes Digital: Training Course on Robotics for Educators Report
It's not often that you get the opportunity to learn from the best on how to teach robotic skills to young children. It is even less often, though, that you get to do it while visiting a new, lovely, hot country in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. That was exactly  the case of Culture Goes Digital last training course in Cyprus: giving 6 adults the opportunity of expanding their knowledge on robotics. Do you want to know more about their experien...

Build The Resistance: Responding to nationalism and the far-right with street art and community organizing!

Build The Resistance: Responding to nationalism and the far-right with street art and community organizing!
Far-right, populist and nationalist organizations are growing all over Europe, and many of them have become present in national parliaments for the first time in many decades – in Germany the populist anti-immigration party “AfD” got 13% in the national elections, in Greece the far-right party “Golden Dawn” as seen an increase in both militant activity and electoral results and in Italy the populist anti-European Five Star Movement won the national electio...

The Plagueville Night: Youth of Erfurt play a simulation

The Plagueville Night: Youth of Erfurt play a simulation
On the evening of February 8th the office of CGE was full of chatter, disputes and emotional expressions. The neighbours every now and then would pass the room and unwittingly checked what was happing. It was our Simulation Night and "The Plagueville" game that brought up so much attention. (more…)...

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Solidarity Architects!

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Solidarity Architects!
We are inviting you to apply for our upcoming project: "Solidarity Architects; Youth deconstructing walls of exclusion!" which will take place in 22.03 – 30.03.2018 in Mali Iđoš, Vojvodina, Serbia. Anyone who is between 18 and 30 years old and who is resident of Germany, Hungary, Macedonia or Serbia can apply! (more…)...

Quo vadis, Europe? German-Ukrainian-Russian Youth Exchange on Building a Safer Future (Weimar). Part I

Quo vadis, Europe? German-Ukrainian-Russian Youth Exchange on Building a Safer Future (Weimar). Part I
CGE Team started to prepare for "Quo Vadis, Europe" the moment it got approval from the Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility and Future. The arrangements has been made for the youth exchange to take place in a picturesque town Weimar right in the heart of Germany, in a fantastic youth education center "Europäische Jugendbildungs- und Jugendbegegnungsstätte Weimar". Together with the partner organisations "Youth NGO MIKS Ukraine (UA 🇺🇦)" and "Academy of i...