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Humans of YEN - Johanna Jürgensen

My Name is Johanna Jürgensen, I'm from Jungen Spitzen, from the German minority in Denmark. I was motivated to participate in a YEN Event because you can learn a lot about the different minorities, you can deepen your language in general…
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Humans of YEN – Thomas Peruzik

I’m Thomas Peruzik and I’m Croatian from Vojvodina. YEN is very important for me because it connects different minorities from all over Europe and it’s trying improve relations between the minorities which directly improves relations between…
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Humans of YEN - Neel Klappe

Why I like YEN events and youth exchanges : Being on an exchange always creates a  connection between people. To spend such an intensive week together, working on a common goal, all far away from home. There are very few opportunities to meet…
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Humans of YEN - Marina Turshatova

Marina Turshatova, Russlanddeutsche from Germany, tells us about her experiences at the Diversity Festival in Moscow: The moment I heard about the Diversity Festival in Moscow, I immediately wanted to pack my bags. I absolutely wanted to…
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Humans of YEN - Diana‏

Hi, my name is Diana and I'm a Burgenland Croat from Austria! Through the past two years I have established great and important friendships through YEN, which have continued until now. The cultural exchange between the minorities and the…
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HUMANS OF YEN - Kristin Heelemann

Witaj, I am Kristin Heelemann and I’m a Sorb from Germany. I think that youth participation is important for my own and other minorities because the search for your own identity plays a big role here, especially for young people. By organising…
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Humans of YEN - Fani Maja

Vlach/Aromanian from Macedonia The participation in this youth organization has several benefits for my minority as well as for me personally. It is a great place to present the culture of the Aromanians living in Macedonia, to share my culture…
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Humans of YEN - Tekla Matoricz

My name is Tekla Matoricz and I am Hungarian German. I love YEN because it is important for me to know that other minorities may be battling similar challenges, but that there are nonetheless always young people across Europe who are not…
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Humans of YEN - Patrik, Sona & Simona

Our names are Patrik Lompart, Sona Lompartona und Simona Rindašova. We are from the German Minority in Slovakia. Its always great to meet new minorities and their traditions and culture. Through the JEV Events, we establish new contacts…
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Humans of YEN - Maurus Bundi

My name is Maurus Bundi and I'm from rhaeto-romance minority in Switzerland. The thing I always look most forward to is to meet people again and get to know new people. A very valuable Part of the JEV Events is thus to meet new people…