2018-07-30 to 2018-08-07
Internationale Begegnung in Gemeinschaftsdiensten
Aged between 18-26
In summer, Stuttgart hosts a variety of music festivals and events. One of those festivals aeuro( called aeurooeUmsonst and amp; Draussenaeuro (free of charge and amp; outdoors) aeuro( will take place close to the campus of the University of Stuttgart outside the city centre, running for three days, from 3rd - 5th of August (www.ud-stuttgart.de). It is the biggest non-commercial music-politic-culture festival in Stuttgart. It is organized by an open plenary where everyone can come and participate. The festival is running in that unique and quite anarchic way for 39 years now Since 2013 the festival has been hosting camps and the international volunteers have become an important part in the festival organisation.
The international group will work together with many other local volunteers. The main tasks will be setting up of the stage, stalls and tents on the site of the festival, as well as the disassembly at the end. While the festival is running, the volunteers will assist in different areas: bar, stage, organisation, catering etc. Volunteers should be flexible enough to work long and unusual hours aeuro( and enjoy music Speaking or understanding basic German will be a plus The group might be asked to give a short presentation of their workcamp on stage
Accommodation and food:
n the first two days, the group will be hosted in a cultural centre in Stuttgart, where you have a kitchen, sanitary facilities and the group will be sleeping in the hall, where the stage is. We advise sightseeing in these first days. On the third day, you will move to the site of the festival. There you will be camping in a big tent. You will need a camping mat and a sleeping bag. We encourage you to bring your own tent, if possible Food will available through the food stands. Sanitary facilities are given, but be aware of very basic festival standards: only cold, outdoor showers available and limited privacy compared to aeurooeregularaeuro accommodations
Location and leisure activities:
With 600,000 inhabitants, Stuttgart is the state-capital of BW. From museums, to castles and parks, to an afternoon spent shopping, this city offers something for everyone to see In addition, take a short train ride and enjoy the variety of nature around Stuttgart. Take a visit to some of the other interesting towns in the area, like Tuebingen (approximately 1 hour away) and Ludwigsburg (approximately 30 minutes away).
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To be confirmed 3 weeks before the workcamp start
We ask for a motivation letter to be sent with the application