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Tis the Season to Be Jolly Careful & Get Some Comic Relief

“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.”― Herman Melville Looking for a cheerful read and good company to lift your spirit while...

Reading In The Time of Coronavirus // English Language Book Club Opens New Horizons

“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.”  —  Aboriginal Proverb Our lives...

Sculpture aims to raise awareness about the need to save our Mother Earth for...

Photo Contest to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations The Bonnections initiative is organizing a photo contest “Mother Earth - Symbol of Sustainability”. A Mother Earth Sculpture was set up this summer...

English Language Book Club Bonn invites you to read and discuss literature together

https://www.tannenbuschhaus.de/ Fall is a great time to join a book club! Reading is good for your mind and soul. Book clubs expand your reading horizons and motivate you to...

ONE FOR ALL, ALL FOR ONE // Human Rights Poster Exhibit at UN SDG...

#WalkTogether for Peace, Freedom and Human Rights The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations seek “to realize the human rights of all.”  Last year, Bonnections and the “Im Namen der...

Do you you want to green-up your life in 2019? // Join GreenDrinks on...

Are you planning to improve and eco-ify your life in 2019? Small changes in your daily routine can make a real difference. Share your green New Year’s resolutions, learn about simple ideas and local solutions on how...

#BeTheLegacy // Nelson Mandela Five Years After His Death // Reflections on...

Nelson Mandela, whose successful struggle against South Africa's apartheid system made him a global symbol for the cause of human rights would have turned 100 years old this year. In our local #Mandela100 story telling project we traced Nelson Mandela's footsteps in Bonn,...

Making Music for Madiba and Walking Together for #Mandela100 – Event series aims at renewing...

“We used to sing and dance and fully enjoyed the perfect freedom we seemed to have far away from the old people. After supper we would listen enthralled to my mother and sometimes my aunt telling us stories, legends,...

#WalkTogether #WithRefugees on World Refugee Day  // Starting A Conversation About People And Facts, Not...

What would you do if you were forced to leave your home?  Today, 68.5 million people are uprooted around the world as a result of conflict or persecution. As long as there are wars and persecution, there will be refugees. World...

Remembering Nelson Mandela’s historic visit to Bonn in June 1990 // #WalkTogether Event on...

Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 this year on July 18 (Mandela Day). To honour Madiba, as he was affectionately known, 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day aims to bring people together, striving to make the world a better place...