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18th July 2022

Volt Europa participates in Political Festival of Europe

Political Festival of Europe is a new pan-European democracy festival and will be held for the first time from 25 to 28 August 2022 Mariager, Northern Denmark. The aim of the Festival is to gather citizens and decision-makers from across the continent to strengthen the democratic conversation. Overarching themes that will shape the many activities of the Festival include business, climate, culture, democracy, foreign policy, health and technology. In addition to the many debates that will take place, the Festival is also a place for festivities and cultural celebrations.

As the content of the Festival is shaped by the participation of organisations, businesses and institutions from across Europe, Political Festival of Europe is glad to announce the participation of Volt Europa, the first pan-European party. Volt Europa will be joining the Festival with their own activity tent.

Since we launched in 2017, Volt now has more than 100 elected officials, introducing our Volt new way of doing politics across Europe. We are very excited to take part in the Political Festival of Europe and discuss EU reform, citizen empowerment and the overarching need for a new brand of politics in Denmark and Europe,

states Kathrine Richter, co-president of Volt in Denmark. Tweet

Political Festival of Europe welcomes the participation of Volt Europa. It is great to see so many political parties from national, EU and pan-European levels join in to help shape the democratic conversation and participation that the Festival seeks to foster, highlights Jan Bertelsen, CEO for Political Festival of Europe.

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. On the side of 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

Kathrine Richter – Co-President Volt Danmark- +45 22 25 92 25

Pressemeddelelse

18. juli 2022

Volt Europa deltager pĂĄ Political Festival of Europe

Political Festival of Europe er et nyt Europæisk Folkemøde, der afvikles for første gang den 25.- 28. august 2022 i Mariager. Festivalens mål er at samle borgere og beslutningstagere på tværs af grænser for at styrke den demokratiske samtale. Overordnede temaer, der vil præge folkemødets mange events, omfatter business, demokrati, klima, kultur, udenrigspolitik, sundhed og teknologi. Udover de mange politiske events, er Festivalen også et sted for fest og kulturelle oplevelser.

De mange events på Festivalen er præget af de deltagende organisationer, virksomheder og institutioner fra hele Europa. I lyset af dette, er Political Festival of Europe glad for at kunne annoncere deltagelsen af Volt Europa. Det første paneuropæiske parti, Volt Europa, deltager i Festivalen med deres egen stadeplads.

Vi lancerede Volt i 2017 og har nu mere end 100 folkevalgte, og vores vision om at forandre politik i hele Europa er godt på vej. Vi er derfor spændte på at deltage i det Europæiske Folkemøde i Mariager - Political Festival of Europe - og diskutere EU reform, borgerinddragelse og det overordnede behov for en ny type politik i Danmark og Europa,

konstater Kathrine Richter, forperson for Volt i Danmark. Tweet

Political Festival of Europe glæder sig over Volt Europas engagement. Det er fantastisk at se så mange politiske partier fra nationale, EU- og paneuropæiske niveauer slutte sig til. Deres deltagelse er vigtigt for den demokratiske samtale og deltagelse, som Festivalen har som formål til at fremme,

fremhæver 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

Kathrine Richter – Forperson Volt Danmark- +45 22 25 92 25

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