Photo of the week 29.2017
“Caysiz sohbet, aysiz gok yuzu gibidir” (Conversations without tea are like a night sky without the moon) - Turkish folk saying from Sivas Tea is fundamental to social life in Turkey. The Turkish citizens can't imagine meals, social and business meetings or negotiations for carpets in the Grand Bazar. On the streets, in the shopping malls and in the parks it is common to hear “ÇAY!&rdquo...
Photo of the week 28.2017
"Munich (German: München; Bavarian: Minga) is one of the most marvellous cities I have so far visisted in my life and I travel quite a lot. I went to the capital of Bavaria for five days and I was stunned by the quality of architechture there!" The whole article about trip to Munich can be found here: http://www.youth4med.com/?p=790 Photo: New Town Hall (German: Neues Rathaus) situated at St. Mary's Square ...
Photo of the week 27.2017
"You may have the universe if I may have Italy." - Giuseppe Verdi Photo: Lake Maggiore (Italian: Lago Maggiore) located on the south side of ALps (Lombardy and Piedmont, Italy; Ticino, Switzerland). It is the second largest lake in Italy and the largest in southern Switzerland. Photos taken by Max Hafemann
Photo of the week 26.2017
They have a long and proud history. Even the ancient Romans ate them as they appeared in the works of poets like Virgil and Ovid, who called them fraga. They are delicious and have a perfect taste. They are one of the most favourite fruit among children and adults. The garden strawberry (or simply strawberry; Fragaria × ananassa) is well-known all around the world and its fruit is widely appreciated for bri...
Photo of the week 25.2017
Finally! Summer is here! This year the astronomical summer begins on 21 June 2017 and ends on 22 September 2017. "Summer is a fantastic time for families to reconnect and unplug together. Make an 'unplug pact' and see if your family can take a break from all electronics together at least once a day." says Jill Tipograph, an expert on summer and a founder of Everything Summer. So how to celebrate the most wanted time of...
Photo of the week 24.2017
Summer is beginning and love blossoms in this photo by Grzegorz Konopski that captures a romantic walk of two students, enjoying their free time in the streets of Munster.
Photo of the week 23.2017
Pervin Avci from Cyprus, a participant of the seminar "Xperience Xchange" made these collages during her stay in Münster in May 2017.
Photo of the week 22.2017
May 31 is World No-Tobacco Day. World Health Organization (WHO) created that day in 1987 with the intention of not using all forms of tobacco for a 24-hour period around the globe.
Photo of the week 21.2017
Gdynia, a is a city situated in the Pomeranian Voivodeship of Poland and an important seaport of Gdańsk Bay. We have already shared the amazing photos of Piotr Koy, who depicts the beauty of Poland. More of Piotr's photos: https://www.facebook.com/PiotrKoyPhotography/ More about Poland here: http://www.youth4med.com/?p=735
Photo of the week 20.2017
The Haydarpaşa (Haydar Pasha) Railway Station is one of the iconic structures in Istanbul. It was built by German architects Otto Ritter and Helmuth Cuno, as the beginnig of the Istanbul-Baghdad, or Hejaz railway. It was built 109 years ago during the reign of Ottoman Sultan Abdülhamid II. By taking the ferry which connects two continents in Bosphorus, we can see that neo-classical structure which is based on 11...
Photo of the week 19.2017
The project "Xpressions" is a mobility project addressing youth workers, trainers, youth leaders, young multipliers and other stakeholders active in the field of youth. The diversity of the partner organisations, representing Finland, Germany, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Italy and Romania will foster intercultural understanding and develop the participants' communication competences. The training course took pl...
Photo of the week 18.2017
The participants of “Lifelong Learning for Digital Inclusion through Media Literacy” (Learning Media) have started beautiful friendships which will definitely last longer. Photo taken by Olga Kariki, a participant from Greece, during the last project meeting which took place in April in Istanbul, Turkey.
Photo of the week 17.2017
April, 26 is International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day. The explosion in Chernobyl, Ukraine turned out to be a catastrophe which affected the lives of Europeans. Even though it has been 30 years since the tragedy, its effects are still noticeable. Unfortunately, it was not possible to avoid another catastrophe which took place in Fuchushima, Japan. Let's hope, it was the last tragedy of such scale. To avoid sim...
Photo of the week 16.2017
Our team came back from Learning Media project which took place in Istanbul, Turkey last week. It was a week full of creative work, unforgettable people and amazing views. Photo: GermanTeamBlueMosque by Tugay Gökdeniz
Photo of the week 15.2017
The Y4M team would like to wish you: Happy Easter! Wesołych Świąt Wielkanocnych! Felices Pascuas! Frohe Ostern! Photo taken in Enniger, Germany
Photo of the week 10.2017
Afghan Women's Network demonistration for increasing of women's political participation on March, 2 2015. Afghan women demandpolitical participation for their 38% casted votes
Photo of the week 09.2017
This week we would like to present you our new interns: (left) Rosa von Scheidt from Germany and (middle) Mohammad Elias Hatimi from Afghanistan. In the picture together with our EVS volunteer (right) Beata Jaranowska from Poland. Welcome on board!
Photo of the week 08.2017
My name is Antia Jardon and I am an actress. Nowadays I am studying fourth grade in Higher School of Dramatic Art of Galicia, which is located in Vigo, a really nice cost city in Spain. I also studied Journalism. Since I was a kid, I have enjoyed being on a stage. I like dancing, singing, playing the guitar... and everything connected with Art. I would love to travel around the world acting in my own company and mixing ...
Photo of the week 07.2017
"What is the meaning of freeze? What is our purpose to freeze something? The people want to protect something which they care about. Why we always do it? Perhaps, we are afraid of forgetting or missing them. Here, the most important issue in the context - cities. The city is a form of frozen culture. Cities reflect our past, our suffering, our experiences and our wealth. Turkish master architect Turgut Cansever once said...
Photo of the week 06.2017
City of Münster, Germany. Winter 2017. Our EVS volunteer from Poland Beata Jaranowska what is photography for her: "It's not about taking a good photo. It's about noticing the moment, perceiving small things which are happening here and now, right in front of our eyes. Notice them, enjoy them, live them."
Photo of the week 05.2017
This week's Photo of the Week belongs to our former intern from ifa Victor Glodev. "This curious penguin at the zoo in a German city of Münster has come up very close. Despite the fact that the penguins are fed regularly, this one is not against being fed by visitors. Münster Zoo is one of the largest in Germany. It is home to about 450 species of animals living in conditions close to wildlife."
Photo of the week 04.2017
Participants from Greece, Turkey and Germany met to talk about digital inclusion. Learning Media Project has started in Münster!
Photo of the week 03.2017
"Agora-Izmir. Picture taken in Izmir. I have to admint I'm not really that keen into history, but while being around Turkey you can expierence our past. There are so many things which are still "alive" that you can't do anything else but stare and let your mind travel through all the different eras." Fred Cahue
Photo of the week 02.2017
Anna Jachimek is a PhD student at the University of Münster. She works in the Department of German Philology and her thesis is about bilingual children. Anna's been interested in photography since 8 years and this photo was taken in Bilbao, Spain. "The most I like taking photos of new places and people (especially with the little depth of field). I love photography because it captures unique moments which can fade a...
Photo of the week 01.2017
A really good friend of mine and I went for a 3 month trip around the world. Our destinations were Singapour, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the US. We thought after university we need to use the freetime we have before our new job would start. Most of the time we drove with a car or a camper. We met a lot of people and made friends. This amazing experience will be part of us for the rest of our lives. Anne Rot...
Photo of the week 52.2016
Raphael Aretakis was born in 84’ in Mitilini, Greece. He deals with photography, digital art and photo manipulations and works as a designer in Athens. Raphael experiments with both the inanimate and animate world around him. The initial spark towards the art of photography was a tendency to cause emotional surges to others. Grief, pain, loneliness, love, death, life, nature, earth, city, man. Emotion or not, every...
Photo of the week 51.2016
Christmas is coming...Our friend Nina Soloshenko from Ukraine, who is doing her EVS in Berlin, shared with us a photo taken in Brugge, Belgium.
Exchange of good practices – Study visit nr.04. Bristolian Business - Social enterprises on the rise Photo of the week 29.2017 Nelson Mandela International Day To have freedom and democratic society Polish architects in Aleppo Summer Festival in Bennohaus Photo of the week 28.2017 Bavarian dream Piňa Colada Day International Sommerfest 2017 Good practices á la Münster Photo of the week 27.2017 Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Ramadanfest! Just dance! SASME V - How to get funds for the magazine Who saves who Photo of the week 26.2017 The Debrecen Bike Maffia Don't be a tourist in Sevilla Thank You. Aktion - Mein Stadtteil SASME IV - How to create a civil magazine Photo of the week 25.2017 World Refugee Day My soul in the picture SASME III - Basics of managing media for seniors Watch ICMA 2017! Photo of the week 24.2017 We are alive, but do not live