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Press release

24th August 2022

Deputy Prime Minister for Digitisation and Minister of Regional Development, Ivan Bartoš, of The Czech Republic is participating in Political Festival of Europe

Held for the first time from 25 to 28 August 2022 in Mariager, Northern Denmark, Political Festival of Europe is a platform and space where visitors from all over Europe will have the opportunity to help shape European democracy and its future. Here, citizens gather with politicians and decision-makers from across the continent for exciting debates and talks, while also experiencing the rich and diverse cultures of Europe.

Deputy Prime Minister for Digitisation and Minister of Regional Development, Ivan Bartoš, of the Czech Republic is now joining the list of European ministers participating in Political Festival of Europe, where he will be virtually taking part in the debate programme.

Both democratic dialogue and digital agenda are vital parts of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union. That's why I look forward to discussions on the cybersecurity challenges we face and the safe online space we all live in. I welcome that the debate on current topics, democracy and European values is at the centre of the Political Festival of Europe,

says Ivan Bartoš, Czech Deputy Prime Minister for Digitalisation. Tweet

We are delighted about the participation of Ivan Bartoš. It is an absolute honour to have such a distinguished representative taking part in the Festival from the country that currently holds the EU-Presidency. We very much look forward to the debate,

says Jan Bertelsen, CEO for Political Festival of Europe. Tweet

Political Festival of Europe is an annual democracy festival that serves as a platform for democratic dialogue about the most pressing issues on the European agenda. In addition to political events, the Festival is also a place of festivities that celebrates the rich and diverse culture and heritage of Europe.

Explore the programme here and follow the Festival’s progress and news on the different social media channels and through the monthly newsletter.

Torben Nørgaard – Media Coordinator, PFoE – +45 22 14 23 53

Stephanie Höglund – Communications Manager, PFoE – +45 31 41 24 29

Anna Urbanova – Czech Government Office – +420 777 278 419

Pressemeddelelse

24. august 2022

Vicestatsministeren og Ministeren for digitalisering og regional udvikling i Tjekkiet, Ivan Bartoš, deltager på Political Festival of Europe.

Political Festival of Europe – ”Det Europæiske Folkemøde” – afholdes for første gang den 25.-28. august 2022 i Mariager. Folkemødet er det sted, hvor de mange besøgende fra hele Europa får lejlighed til at forme Europæisk demokrati og dets fremtid. Til august samles borgere sammen med politikere og beslutningstagere fra hele kontinentet til spændende debatter og samtaler. Udover de politiske events, kan besøgende også opleve de rige og mangfoldige kulturer af Europa.

Vicestatsministeren og Ministeren for digitalisering og regional udvikling i Tjekkiet, Ivan Bartoš, bliver nu også en del af listen på de europæiske ministre, der deltager på Political Festival of Europe, hvor han vil virtuelt deltage i debatprogrammet.

Både den demokratiske dialog og den digitale dagsorden er vigtige dele af det tjekkiske formandskab for EU-Rådet. Derfor ser jeg frem til diskussionerne om de cybersecurity udfordringer, vi står over for, samt om den sikre online verden, vi alle lever i. Jeg glæder mig over, at debatten om aktuelle emner, demokrati og europæiske værdier er i centrum for Political Festival of Europe,

siger Ivan Bartoš, tjekkisk vicepremierminister for digitalisering. Tweet

Vi er glade for, at den tjekkiske minister, Ivan Bartoš, deltager på Festivalen. Det er en stor ære at have så højt en profileret repræsentant på Festivalen fra det land, der lige nu har EU-formandskabet. Vi glæder os rigtig meget til debatten,

siger Jan Bertelsen, CEO ved Political Festival of Europe. Tweet

Political Festival of Europe/Det Europæiske Folkemøde er en årlig festival, der fejrer demokratiet og er platform for den demokratiske samtale. På festivalen vil vi diskutere de mest presserende emner på den europæiske dagsorden. Udover de mange politiske events vil festivalen være et sted, hvor deltagerne kan opleve musik, kultur, mad og drikke fra hele Europa.

Se programmet her, og følg med i Folkemødets udvikling og nyheder på sociale medier og i det månedlige nyhedsbrev.

Torben Nørgaard – Medie Koordinator, PFoE – +45 22 14 23 53

Stephanie Höglund – Kommunikationsansvarlig, PFoE – +45 31 41 24 29

Anna Urbanova – Det tjekkiske regeringskontor – +420 777 278 419

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