IYGU Newsletterは先月お送りしたものと同じですが、Glastonbury Festival
The cooperation with the music and performing arts Glastonbury Festival is
on the way to get implemented. With an attendance of more that
150.000-170.000 persons (one of the biggest open air festival world wide),
the participation of the globally best known artist of contemporary popular
music (Coldplay, Adele, Beck etc. etc. see: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.
co.uk/line-up/), hosting also dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret etc.,
the presence of the world (music) press this is really a big step to bring
the IYGU movement and network into the global music and youth scene, and to
make many important persons from the political arena aware of it. The
cooperation will include most of all the presence in the Green Futures arena
of the festival
). Here IYGU is already in the spotlight:
2016 is also the International Year of Global Understanding. The Green
Fields is the perfect arena for highlighting this as we continue to promote
and elevate awareness of how the local impacts the global. You will find
many practical examples of how we as individuals can make a difference to
In addition we just signed the memorandum of understanding for a global
action center for the arts with the Laboratoire MEMOIRE DE L'AVENIR in
Paris under the direction of Margalit Berriet. The global call for
participation for the engagement of arts in the IYGU and global
sustainability is attached*.
I will keep you informed about the further developments!
Prof. Dr. Benno Werlen