Photo of the week 12.12.17
Winter is coming... Or it actually came :) Photo taken by Daria Jaranowska in Münster, Germany
Kaloryfer. Photo of the week 06.12.2017
A heater. Photo taken by accident. Photo taken by Beata Jaranowska from Poland
Photo of the week 41.2017
Impressions from Barcelona The photos were mostly taken this year at the beginnging of October during the referendum at the coast of Barcelona, Spain. Generally-spoken, many buildings have an expressive design paired with inviting sandstone, even though some buildings are still in progress or are getting renovated (Sagrada Familia). Barcelona is worth as a travel destination to see different imposing structures (Duana de...
Photo of the week 40.2017
Do you believe that places have spirits?I’ve always wondered about place, people, and their relation with souls or spirits. Why we always keep connecting between people’s features and the places that they came from? Do you think it’s only because of geographic issues? Or because we find the reflection of the sun in their skin colours, or the magnificence of the Nile river in their spirits, or the toughne...
Photo of the week 39.2017
Situated 2km away from the cost and 459 inhabitants, this Dutch village offers parks, camp sites and recreacional areas. Nieuwvliet is a village in the Sluis municipality of the Zeeland province in The Netherlands. The Nieuwvliet Beach attracts tourists each year. "Nieuwvliet’s main attraction is its beaches and sand dunes. There are a number of bike and walking trails along the beach and the dunes as well...
Photo of the week 38.2017
100 years period of time and between 30-50 mln of bricks were used to build this astonishing fortified Gothic building, which now would cost around 300mln zloty. The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork, Poland (Polish: Zamek Krzyżacki w Malborku) is a classic example of medieval fortress and is the largest castle in the world measured by land area (21-hectare site). Malbork Castle is one of Poland's official ...
Photo of the week 37.2017
You look at the sea. And then you notice a boy sitting on a cast and he seems conducting the waves. How is that possible? Gdynia. A Polish seaport. From the southern pier, close to Gdynia Aquarium you can see the Dreamer (Polish: Pomnik Marzyciel) - a 2-metre bronze cast depicting a boy with a baton in his hand. Called also a conductor of the waves, the boy greets and bids farewell to the visitors of Gdynia seapo...
Photo of the week 36.2017
"This is a part of my country and there are my mountains. I have always appreciated it but never liked in the last years. However, when I realized that these are my roots and there is no other place I could call Home with such a strong sense of belonging. I can fall in love with any place (art cities, rich in entertainment) but I always miss my little country. Mountains for me have the same effect as mermaids for ...
Photo of the week 35.2017
No idea for holidays? That is definitly a great alternative for those who like active rest! Situated in the north of Haltern am See, on the northern edge of Haltern-Synthen, a beautiful leisure oasis has been developed. A lake of Dülmen (German: Dülmener See) offers variety of activities such as bathing, surfing, sailing, paddling or just lying in the sun. There are also barbeque facilities and a campsi...
Photo of the week 31.2017
A place where visitors can discover and enjoy nature as well as learn about botany and ecology. Founded in 1803, the Botanical Garden situated in Münster, Germany is open to the public and seems to be city's oasis. Full name in German is Der Botanische Garten der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster, which means it belongs to the University of Münster and therefore it provides resources for...
Photo of the week 30.2017
I am a Snail I am a snail,With nowhere to go fast.I leave a trail,To show I just went past. Please be careful,When down the walk you go.Think how awful,If you squished me like dough. Step left and right,Do hopscotch if you like,‘Till out of sight.Or maybe take a hike! I want to be,Full of life much like you.Do this for me,Don’t squish me with your shoe. ~ a poem for...
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
The Media Dialogue online week started – for Pluralism and Understanding The second online seminar: Belarus, Georgia, Germany and North Macedonia Mass protests, police brutality and a pandemic – challenges for media in Belarus The effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on Ukrainian media Start of "Media Dialogue 2020 for Pluralism and Understanding" Time to say Goodbye - the final conference in Kyiv Research on media - our visit at Detector Media From an apartment to one of the biggest TV channels News from the conflict zone Donbass - OstroV News Agency Reporting on conflicts: Radio Liberty The project through the eyes of the participants Discussing, filming, interviewing: the groups in action The Opening Meeting in Kyiv Kaliméra MeLDE! Ending conference in Yerevan 4 Plus: Photography from Women’s Perspective A Military Position in a Conflict Zone By Train through the Caucasus Halftime – The Conference in Tbilisi Meeting the Union of Journalists of Armenia City tour in Tbilisi Work in progress … Meeting the Georgian Charter of Journalist Ethics Neighbours with common challenges Opening Conference in Georgia The Final Conference in Volyn Zeman’s brewery Suspilne TV about fake-news and content management Meeting in the Polish Consulate What about decentralization in Ukraine?