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May 25 Africa Day Fest / AfricansRising Satellite Event in Bonn

#AfricansRising for justice, peace & dignity 'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.' - African proverb Bonnections launched this spring a new event series to spread the word about the 17...

Following the Ninth – #EuropeDay Community Documentary Film Screening at BonnLAB

Bonnections is hosting today (May 7th, 7.30 pm) a free community screening of the film "Following the Ninth" at  BonnLAB  (Zingsheimstr. 2, Bonn-Beuel) in celebration of Europe Day (May 9th) and our shared humanity.  Part road trip, part adventure story,...

EarthDay Event Explores Climate Pressure in North Africa and the Middle East // ...

A SIEGE OF SALT AND SAND - A documentary exploration of 21st century “climate chaos” in Tunisia  Last month, Bonnections launched a new event series to spread the word about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and bring together local...

Let’s huddle, connect and dance! // Lionesses of Bonn Sunday Potluck Brunch at...

Trump has done what he said he would. So, what's next? Please join us for a Sunday potluck brunch on February 5 at 1 p.m at BonnLAB. These days, women and men will gather together in neighborhoods all over the world...

#LoveOutLoud – Sister March in Bonn to show solidarity for Women’s March on Washington...

Donald Trump was sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States. A day after his inauguration hundred thousands of women are preparing to take the streets of Washington and many cities across the globe. Sister demonstrations are...

Inside and Outside of Syria – Nyazi Bakki presents film project about Paulo Dall’Oglio...

Nyazi Bakki is a Syrian filmmaker from Aleppo, who now lives in Cologne. He and his wife Dinan Hesso will be our guests at our first Bonnections event of the year at Bonn's Central Library, presenting his documentary film project...

Integration Points Bonn/Rhein-Sieg – Refugees explain on YouTube local labor market program to...

The idea is both simple and innovative: Refugees from different countries are providing peer education to help newly settled refugees integrate into the labor market. In four short videos, knowledgeable refugees share their personal experiences and explain to newcomers in Arabic, Farsi, English and French the counseling and training...

Love Out Loud! Sent with love. Hang in there…

Bonnections Guest Blog Post By Joe Tamblyn Joe wrote below letter to a friend in the United States on November 9, the day after the presidential elections. He shared his reflections on Trump's surprise victory and the rise of ring-wing xenophobic populism with our...

The Times They Are A-Changin – Stories about CHANGE and NEW BEGINNINGS

"Change and new beginnings" will be the theme of our next Bonnections book club reading at Bonn's Central Library on November 2nd. US-singer songwriter Bob Dylan has been rewarded with the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is the first musician...

PoetryPolis – Multilingual Poetry Slam: Call for Entries

How does HOPE sound in your languge ? A Feeling - Your Language - Four Minutes PoetryPolis is an annual multilingual poetry slam co-organized by the Literaturhaus Bonn . This year's PoetryPolis theme will be HOPE. If you want to participate, please submit your written entry...