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Europe Day 2021 programme of activities, EU Office in Kosovo

30/04/2021 - 16:17
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Day 1 – 9 May

Western Balkans Youth Talks - Next GENeration Blueprints– 12:00hr

Live chats with EU Ambassadors – 16:00hr

Opening Performance – Concert Europe Day Celebration – 21:00hr

Message from the Ambassador - 21:50hr

European of the Year Event – will be organised on the 9 May 2021 = 15:00hr

Online concert Europe Day from Vienna - 18:00hr

Day 2 – 10 May

Children ask the Ambassador

Test your European knowledge – How well do you know EU?

Day 3 – 11 May

Dressing the Dragodan stairs

Day 4 – 12 May

Virtual Exhibition - “Small Hands, Big Masterpieces”

Day 5 – 14 May

Photo competition – “EU support to Kosovo”

 

Day 1

Live Chats Live chats with EU Ambassadors

What is it like being an EU ambassador? What are the main challenges for a diplomat? What does the EU do in countries outside our borders?

On Europe Day, you will have the unique opportunity to talk to our Ambassadors around the world and ask them your questions!

Around the clock and around the world, the EEAS will be hosting on its official facebook page (link is external) seven live sessions, with Ambassadors from each of these regions together on screen:

 

Type of event: online

Broadcasting channels: EEAS official facebook page (link is external)

 

Time: 16H00 CET – Western Balkans

 

WESTERN BALKANS YOUTH TALKS - Next GENeration Blueprints

Ambasadors from Western Balkans discussing one of the European Your Goals –Connecting EU with youth with high shcool children and YEAs from Western Balkans.

Type of event: online

Broadcating  channels: FB livestream on Europe Day @12:00 from Zoom-platform

 

Opening Performance – Concert Europe Day Celebration

The opening act of the Europe Week, gathers some of Kosovo’s most prominent artists of modern music under the guidance of Florent Boshnjaku as an artistic director. The concert will be recorded at Klan Arena and with their orchestra, which are part of the national TV station Klan Kosova.

Type of performance: Recorded concert of modern music

Date of broadcast: 9th of May, 2021, 21:00hr

Broadcasting channels: Klan Kosova, European Union Kosovo & Europe House Kosovo (Facebook pages)

 

Message from the Ambassador

Marking Europe Day, EU Ambassador in Kosovo Tomas Szunyog, will address the general public through a professionally recorded video message. Throughout his message, the ambassador will congratulate Kosovo people for EU day, and restate EU values.

Date of broadcast: 9th of May, 2021, 21:50hr

Broadcasting channels: Klan Kosova, European Union Kosovo & Europe House Kosovo (FB pages)

European of the Year Event – will be organised on the 9 May 2021

In a closed ceremony for the public, Ambassador Tomas Szunyog will honour a Kosovar personality for great achievements during the previous year, by awarding him/her with European of the Year award.

Date of broadcast: 9th of May, 2021, 15:00hr tbc

Broadcasting channels: European Union Kosovo & Europe House Kosovo (FB pages)

Online concert Europe Day from Vienna

On Europe’s Day, a classical music concert arranged by Austria’s Ministry of Culture, containing some of the most renowned pieces of classical music composers including Beethoven’s and Bach’s will be played and broadcasted online.

Date of broadcast: 9th of May, 2021, 18:00hr

Broadcasting channels: European Union Kosovo & Europe House Kosovo (FB pages)

 

Day 2

Children ask the Ambassador

Five randomly chosen children (aged 10-14 years), will have a question and answer session with EU Ambassador Tomas Szunyog. Ambassador Szunyog will answer children’s questions on European Union, as well as other fun topics, such as sports, music, food, and other. The Q&A session, will be recorded professionally and broadcasted.  

Date of broadcast: 10th of May, 2021, 10:00hr

Broadcasting channels: European Union Kosovo & Europe House Kosovo (FB pages)

Test your European knowledge - How well do you knwo EU?

In an interactive quiz hosted by the digital platform “GjirafaVideo,” the general public will have the chance to register and play online on the GjirafaVideo’s “TapQuiz” episode “How well do you know EU?” The players will provide answers to 15 EU related questions, and have the chance to win on of the three major prizes. 

Date of broadcast: 10th of May, 2021, 19:00hr

Broadcasting channels: GjirafaVideo.com, European Union Kosovo & Europe House Kosovo (FB pages)

 

Day 3

Dressing the Dragodan stairs

A group of international street artists (painters), throughout a one week period will dress the main staircase of the “Dragodan” neighbourhood, which are located at the top of the city, and can be seen from Pristina centre. In addition to beautifying the city, the painting of the staircase will convey a message to protect the environment.

Date of broadcast: 11th of May, 2021, 14:00hr

Broadcasting channels: European Union Kosovo & Europe House Kosovo (FB pages)

Related Physical event: HoO to visit the ongoing works of the artists on the mural on 9 May (time tbc)

 

Day 4

Virtual Exhibition - "Small Hands, Big Masterpieces"

Talented kids from art school Da Vinci Course and Autism association, will showcase their talent and art works at the virtual exhibition “Small Hands, Big Masterpieces”. Throughout their art-works, kids will tackle different themes. The exhibition will be accessible to be visited virtually.

Date of broadcast: 12th of May, 2021, 09:00hr

Broadcasting channels: European Union Kosovo & Europe House Kosovo (FB pages)

 

Day 5

Photo competition - "EU support to Kosovo"

Posting / online award of the three main prizes for the photo competition “EU support to Kosovo, after being reviewed by a professional jury.

 Date of broadcast: 14th of May, 2021, 15:00hr

Broadcasting channels: European Union Kosovo & Europe House Kosovo (FB pages)

09/05/2021 - 14/05/2021


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