Cultural diversity in Dormagen:
“Feast of Encounters” as a project conclusion
terrible Dormagen’s children and young people are “on the trail of cultural diversity”. A joint party was held on Friday to mark the end of the project.
For some children and young people from the urban area this week was about cultural diversity. The project week took place as part of the holiday program “On the trail of cultural diversity – a journey of discovery in Dormagen” with the children’s and youth center Dreizack, which was funded by the International Federation and its own foundation “Schwarz-Rot-“. Bunt “. On Friday, July 1, the project ended with a” meeting festival “on the front yard of the Sprung (s) chance counseling center. A jumping castle, information stand and other activities invited both children and adults to stay.
Julia Joosten from the Sprung (s) chance counseling center explains what the children and young people between the ages of ten and 15 who joined the holiday project last week experienced: So on Monday we first met pedagogically – playfully met. . A total of five to ten children and young people took part. It became really exciting on Tuesday. “Together with participants, we held an urban rally through Dormagen and addressed various topics such as religion, stumbling blocks, inclusion and same-sex marriage. We were also allowed to meet the Officer of Equal Opportunities of the City of Dormagen, Anja Hain,” says Joosten On Wednesday we cooked internationally.There was Turkish lentil soup, Mexican bundles and vegan chocolate mousse.The next day things were created: “The kids created their own artwork.” These were also exhibited at the “Meeting Festival” on Friday. “The aim of the festival is also to reach children, young people and families from the district and draw their attention to the work of the foundation and our facility.” Jakub (10) thinks: “It was a great project and I like it. all great fun. They were important things. I would participate again. “
With the support of the city of Dormagen and the project “Catching up after Corona” is also planned from the beginning of August a project called “Fun in the Quarter”. “Probably once a week on Thursday afternoons.” The Drizack Children’s and Youth Center, which is also part of the IB, also has an extensive program. Under the title “Who am I? Music and painting as a journey of discovery” are played together once a week (Friday). In addition, we regularly (Tuesday) cook together.