April review of Loesje news

Loesje International decided to share news and updates in a form different from the Bulletin to make the web site more interactive. Due to these plans we publish every month a review of the latest news, articles and updates of Loesje.

Here you can find our April review:

Paper boats and water lilies

When did you fold a paper boat for the last time? Here's your chance to pick up on your old folding skills.

In this pdf file you can find foldable Loesje boats. And they'd like to sail over your local fountain, park pound or rain pool. So they can make passers-by stand still, wonder and smile for a while. When you don't remember how exactly to fold a paper boat, here's the instructions for dummies.

Good bye from Loesje's interns

Thanks to the Circles of European Integration project (CEI) Loesje International was hosting two interns from Spain for one month from the end of March till the end of April 2011. Here you can read about their experiences at Loesje International:

Oddstream festival information

 

Oddstream festival 2nd-5th of June - an inspirational place to be

Voting for May Series

Welcome to the voting of the May series!

Choose the texts you like by ticking them. If you DON'T tick a text, it means you DON'T like it = voting NO.

FOR THE FREEDOM TO SMILE ON YOUR PASSPORT PICTURE
51% (48 votes)
THE TRUTH / WHICH ONE OF THE THREE VERSIONS DO YOU WANT TO HEAR
44% (41 votes)
WHY SHOULD I FOLLOW AN AMERICAN DREAM / I HAVE MY OWN ONE
44% (41 votes)
THE NEWS / I'D RATHER HEAR THE WHOLE STORY
39% (37 votes)
I'M NOT SHY / I'M CELEBRATING A BIG PARTY IN MY HEAD
38% (36 votes)
DAMN / ON MY WAY TO BED / I STUMBLED OVER ANOTHER PARTY
37% (35 votes)
MY MIND / A BIG THING IN A SMALL PLACE
36% (34 votes)
FUNNY / THAT THE COMMERCIALS TRY TO TELL ME / WHAT SHOULD MAKE ME HAPPY / WHEN I ALREADY AM
35% (33 votes)
IRRITATING TECHNOLOGY / YOU CAN ALWAYS THREATEN IT WITH A GLASS OF WATER
32% (30 votes)
I ENJOY MY MULTIPLE IDENTITIES / DO YOU
30% (28 votes)
SCHOOL / THE ONLY PLACE WHERE FOREIGN LANGUAGES ARE NOT FUN
28% (26 votes)
SQUATTING / EMPTY HOUSES ARE THE MOST UNSOCIAL NEIGHBOURS
24% (23 votes)
HOW TO OPEN PUBLIC SPACE
21% (20 votes)
WE HAVE FREE SPEECH AND ALL WE CAN DO IS TO COPY 140 CHARACTERS
18% (17 votes)
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE / ONE ALMOST DOESN'T DARE TO LEAVE THE STREETS
17% (16 votes)
TOP SALARY / NOBODY CAN DESERVE THAT MUCH
15% (14 votes)
A STARVING JOURNALIST IS NOT A NEUTRAL JOURNALIST
14% (13 votes)
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PRO JOURNALIST AND AN AMATEUR ONE IS THAT THE PRO THINKS SHE'S NEUTRAL AND THE AMATEUR KNOWS SHE'S NOT
11% (10 votes)
HOW CAN YOU KILL A SYMBOL
6% (6 votes)
Total voters: 94

Date for EVS application expired since 1st of May

The date for applying to an EVS at the Loesje International office has expired since 1st of May. For those of you who sent your applications before 1st of May will receive a reply in May.

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

Today is World Press Freedom Day which naturally is an important day for Loesje and numerous others around the world, who are fighting for human rights, democracy and a strong civil society.

If you would like to see how your country, or any other, is ranking on the Press Freedom Index, check it out here:

http://en.rsf.org/press-freedom-index-2010,1034.html

Dreaming about summer festivals?

Start the season with Loesje at the ODDSTREAM FESTIVAL!

In Nijmegen, the Netherlands / 2nd - 5th June 2011

Loesje International receives administrative grant from the European Youth Foundation

Loesje International was once again awarded an administrative grant from the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe. This year we were allocated 4180 Euro to continue to do great activities European and world wide. The money will go to cover rent, wages and other necessary expenses to support the Loesje network.