Ready, steady in Čakovec

The first CSSU training course “Towards the more resilient libraries: mitigating large incidents” was held in Čakovec on 30 October 2019.

During five intense hours, through relaxed but focused interactions the participants cover six basic units.
The topics included disaster-related operations, logistics of prevention, response and recovery, the role of civil protection and other emergency stakeholders, interoperability, planning, and risk assessment.
All training units addressed the specific circumstances of libraries affected by large incidents.

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Facing faces with Krešo Rajki

Contemporary artist Krešo Rajki presented his new exhibition “Faces Faces”. The exhibition features a collection of 19 paintings done in pen (11) and coal (8). Some of the paintings hold a captivating artistic dare – backgrounds plated in silver and gold.

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Women in Space @ Zeitz MOCAA

Among many wonderful, the two images at the Zeitz MOCAA – Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town marvelously resonate globally. These depict two women in (the global) space: a Zambian Afronaut (with Two Cats) from[…]

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A luta continua in Soweto

There is still much work in Soweto to ensure dignity and equal opportunity for everybody in that community, as well as around the world. Resolution of some of the challenges depends solely on the local people, yet many responsibilities may lie with the larger society and global contexts.

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Pretoria National Botanical… Park

The size and layout of the Pretoria National Botanical Garden in Tshwane make the venue an inspiring and welcoming park, which invites exploration and leisure. This garden-park presents a marvelously organized diversity of plants and animals. The Gauteng[…]

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Conversations at the Joburg Theater

Play “Waiting for Nelson”​ by writer and director Mbasa Tsetsana at the Johannesburg Theater featured a duo of clearly talented actors who comfortably used a spectrum of techniques, sometimes acting, and sometimes maybe not, to illustrate that the theater topic of race and social divisions is not only fictional, and situations are not entirely, or only, black and white.

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Life @ Varaždin × EYC 2022

Just like it should be, a youth NGO, Varaždin Underground Club (VUK), is the champion of the candidature of the City of Varaždin for the European Youth Capital 2022.

Visit the new KVART zone at the Špancirfest in Varaždin this year, 23 Aug – 1 Sep! KVART is the new hood of the festival designed and produced in cooperation with the VUK and EYC teams, a great opportunity to get a taste the teams’​ production of freedom, openness, love, and diversity envisaged for 2022 EYC campaign.

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It used to be Macho

Šabac is a city situated in Central Serbia and is the forerunner of social innovation in the country.
In its younger days, in the 13th and 14th century, Šabac was called Macho.

In the People’s Museum Šabac is one peculiar exhibit: a poster illustrating strong political polarization of the 1930s. This chilling piece of propaganda is weighing the advantages of Nazism and disadvantages of Bolshevism for Serbia of those days.

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