Tuesday, June 24, 2014

European Cooperation Day 2014 – six events in four cities!

Once again, the European Cooperation Day will be celebrated across Europe on several days in September. The Karelia ENPI CBC programme organizes events in Oulu, Kajaani, Joensuu, and Petrozavodsk. The day is dedicated to presenting cross-border cooperation between Finland and Russia.  
In some cities there will be an additional event supporting the main event. Below is a preview on the plans for each city.

In Oulu the main event will take place at the Culture Centre Valve on September 20th.  The projects involved will present their work in front of Café Minttu. There will be activities for children, coffee, project stands, and a performance at Valvenäyttämö.

In addition to the main event, we will have a stand at the Student Organisation Fair at the University of Oulu on September 10th. There the students can get information on the projects, the European Cooperation Day, and get their own, brand-new ECD badges.

In Kajaani the day will be celebrated on September 13th. If the weather permits, the event will be held outdoors. There will be projects presenting their work, performances, coffee, blood pressure measurement or body composition analysis, activities for families etc.

Joensuu will host two events, as well. The first, a disco with Finnish-Russian music, takes place on September 12th at Rantakylän koulu. The disco is aimed at school children, and it will also include live music performances and activities.

The main event in Joensuu will be organized at the Shopping Centre Iso Myy. It will feature project stands, live music and dance performances, and activities for visitors.

The ECD in Petrozavodsk will be held on September 26th. The projects will be presenting their work and results through various activities and performances.

Henna Mansikka
Communications Assistant/ Karelia ENPI CBC

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