The first Christmas packages from the Danube Networkers to their partners in the other Danube countries have arrived. 56 Partners from 11 Danube countries are involved, 156 Packages had been lovingly packaged.
Peter and Max of the local Heimatverein Jungingen (an association that preserves German tradition by keeping alive customs and heritage) and the Danube Networkers invited Ulm’s protestant youth woman pastor together with 10 young refugees to a baking event in Ulm-Jungingen on November 14th 2016. Andrea Holm, the youth woman pastor, looks after the refugees during a German course. The young pe [...]
Photos by Krasimira Nyagolova
On 16th October we celebrated international food day in Silistra library.
At the beginning of November 2016, we made a call for the activity Christmas Packages along the Danube, see https://bread-wine-herbs.tastes-of-danube.eu/christmas-packages-along-the-danube/ .
Village Lyuben Karavelevo near Varna. Hier live especially Bulgarian men and women with Roma origin as the family of “Dora” (name changed), a mother of five children. L. Karavelevo is one of the numerous places in the region of Varna where the Bulgarian-German Sozialwerk in cooperation with the Association Sauchastie provides outpatient family assistance for deprived Roma families, which li [...]
During our Danube Networkers trip to Hungary at the beginning of September 2016, we met Teréz at the market in Baja. She was selling dried herbs and invited us to visit her at her herb farm.
Through the action Christmas Packages Along the Danube, the partners should mutually learn about the various Christmas and New Year customs specific for the various countries as well as the culture of the pre and post-Christmas times. A direct contact should take place between the individual groups. The package should be approximately of the size of a shoe box and contain Christmas cookies (swe [...]
Josef was born in Véménd in 1938. There he spent his youth together with almost 2700 people with German roots. His ancestors settled in Hungary in the 18th century. His parents were farmers and made wine.