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CL!CK About It

Cl!ck is a photography contest about the changing world, which aims at creating a mosaic of images from all over the world that would portray the local communities and their peoples struggle to survive through the motion. The official theme is: Crisis and disaster. Professional photographers and well as amateurs can send photos that capture natural disasters, political up rises, conflict, financial crisis, development crisis, urban life and climate change. Two awards will be given, one for pros and one

Generation 1992 to the main stage please!

The European Commission has launched a creativity contest through which young people that are exactly 20 years old can make their own vision about the European common market known. The contest is called Generation 1992 and it marks the passing of 20 years since the unique European market was established. Now the European market unites 27 countries and allows free circulation of merchandise, capital, people and services. The articles expected for submission should be from the following categories: education and

The fear of a national identity

When we talk about identity, we usually mean our personal identity. When we talk about European identity, we refer to our cultural identity in Europe. But what actually happens when we talk about national identity? Does it mean to celebrate your national soccer team during the world championship or to raise your flag in order to proof your national pride?  “Islam belongs to Germany.” German Federal President Christian Wulff expresses himself to the argumentative Sarrazin debates (Thilo Sarrazin wrote a

Language – an important part of integration in the Baltic States

Having a national minority is something which every European country has to face today. What makes integrating difficult is different religions, culture and most importantly different languages. The biggest minority of Estonia is Russians with 25% of the whole population. Language barrier is getting worse year by year. The younger generation of Estonians don’t speak Russian and the younger generation of Russians doesn’t speak Estonian language well. This is the main reason, why the communication between Estonian and Russian youngsters

Hindu Temple seen through the eyes of a christian

Imagine you are visiting Germany, that land where everything has it’s own place, everything is sober and calculated (especially the grandious chatedrals belonging to catholics). Accidentally, you find out that near by it’s situated the biggest hindu temple in Central Europe. You decide you really need something different, and you try to find the place, and try, and try…maybe due to the fact that  it’s situated outside the European culture, is also put at the outskirts of Hamm. I guess

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