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Sindibad meets Siegfried – Intercultural Reading for Young and Old

"Stories for Children of the Orient and Oxident" is the theme of our next Bonnections book club meet-up on June 1st at the Central Library in Bonn. This time we will meet at the chilling, newly opened youth library...

We are excited and YOU are invited: Bonnections takes part in the grand opening...

Let's connect and celebrate together the opening of the BonnLab  on Saturday from 2 to 10 p.m. The Bonnections group now meets regularly at the new City Lab in Bonn-Beuel to brainstorm and develop creative projects and story ideas with refugees,...

May Book Club Meet-Up: All We Need Is Love Poetry

The theme for our next Bonnections book club meeting on May 4th is LOVE. May is the month of love in Germany. That's why we want to share and read love poetry from different parts of the world. "Love does not...

Podcast: Rami’s journey from war-torn Syria to Bonn

Sascha Förster, co-founder of Bonn.digital, speaks to Rami, a 30-year old war refugee from Syria. Rami is one of the nearly 1.1 million refugees and migrants who arrived in Germany in 2015. He is talking about his life in...

Meet Rafaële Giovanola, an amazing dance artist and inspirational world citizen

For our first Bonnections podcast interview, we met with Rafaële Giovanola, co-founder and artistic director of CocoonDance. Giovanola is a Swiss dancer and choreographer, who was born in Baltimore and worked with William Forythe’s Frankfurt Ballet and other international dance...

Coffee for Connecting People

Inspired by a series of articles titled "Two coffee, please" by a Cologne newspaper, we'd like to start an experiment to connect people: New Bonners will randomly approach pedestrians on the street in the city center and invite them for a cup of coffee and...

Book Club Kick-Off

If you want to understand what has been happening in Syria for the past five years, you have to look beyond the news headlines and listen to Syrians. That's why we picked as the first book "Innenansichten aus Syria", a collection...

Why this blog?

Why this blog? We are a diverse group of Bonn residents, newcomers and old Bonners who feel that we should talk more with and less about each other. Our aim is to connect, to explore what we have in common...