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MUSICAL AWAKENING – Intercultural Reading with Canadian Violinist Ryan Rowland

“I think that one of these days…you’re going ot have to find out where you want to go. And then you have to start going there.” - Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger) Bonnections proudly presents RYAN HOWLAND at our...

Intercultural Reading – Discovery of Unknown World Explorers

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta "Unknown world explorers" is the theme of our next intercultural book club meeting on Sept. 7 at Bonn's Central Library (youth library). The multilingual reading...

Bonnections Summer Fest: Music and Dance Across Borders

Join us tomorrow afternoon and enjoy music from around the world, connect and dance with new neighbors and get the scoop on what’s going at the city lab in Bonn-Beuel. Feel free to stop by with family and friends any...

Bonnections brings Mediterranean flavor and travel tales to BonnLab’s Summer Fest

Summer has finally arrived! Let's connect, meet new neighbors and celebrate the summer in the city at the 2nd BonnLab opening party this Saturday from 2 to 10 p.m. Come and immerse in a Mediterranean atmosphere and enjoy a feeling of being...

#BonnVoyage – August Book Club Meeting

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine August is the world's busiest travel month. You are invited to join us for an “off the beaten page” evening with travel...

Sustainability BarCamp translates to C-ome A-and M-eet P-eople (or #NCBN16 #Bonn)

Kole Odutola is a Bonnections friend, US-Nigerian poet and development communications scholar, who teaches Yoruba at the University of Florida, Gainsville. He wrote this guest blog post after attending Bonn's first sustainabilty bar camp last Friday. By Kole Odutola Let me start this...

Delicious Stories – July Book Club Meeting

#UnitedTastesOfBonn Please join us for a delicious evening with stories about the international food culture and the art of cooking at our next book club meeting on July 6th. The intercultural reading at Bonn's  Central Library is free of charge and...
Refugees Balkan Route

A Refugee Journey: “Welcome to Germany. You are finally safe here.”

Syria's civil war is the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. The five-year-old war has claimed 470,000 lives, directly or indirectly, according to the Syrian Center for Policy Research (SCPR). More  than 4.8 million have been forced to leave the country.  Over 428,000 Syrians fled...

Local Response to the Humanitarian Crisis: Maria and the Collettivo Antigone

Leading up to World Refugee Day (June 20), we’re launching a series of reflections upon our personal experiences in dealing with the consequences of war and conflict and the increased influx of refugees to Europe. How can we, newcomers and local...

Bonn becomes shareable: Bonnections takes part in #GlobalSharingWeek

“Receiving is good but giving is much better. Nevertheless, sharing is the best.” (Sharrizad Shafian) Bonnections takes part in the Global Sharing Week (June 5-11), a worldwide people-driven campaign helping millions discover the rapidly growing sharing economy. Under the slogan "Bonn becomes...