In the beginning, there was war. Then a project was set up to bring peace and prosperity to Europe. Today, it has grown to be an ever closer union of 28 very diverse member states. In recent years, the European project has been braving troubled waters. Though it remains a fascinating idea, it is struggling with low popularity. Imagine you could fast-forward in time… anytime into the future, be it 2025, 2050 or 2500. What do you think Europe will look like? Continue reading
Valérie Constant, Director of the Communication Agency Apropos specialised in PR for comics editors and museums, Willem De Graeve, Director of the Belgian Comic Center in Brussels, Paul Gravett, British comics expert, Andreas C. Knigge, German comics expert and Birgit Weyhe, German illustrator and author of several comics books.
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2.500 EU citizens made use of the opportunity to see the Committee of the Regions from the inside during the European Institutions Open Doors Day. 8.000 students enjoyed the European Youth Event at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. 175.000 people visited this year’s Leipzig book fair. Those are only the big events. Animate Europe has toured quite a bit in the past weeks, to Antwerp, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart and other places, and has thus reached hundreds, say thousands of people.