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BERLINiort joins in the row of events celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. It is a project designed for the Youth of Niort (Western France). Young people installed an exhibtion, promoted it by making and spreading flyers and and they participated in many events such as a round table with contemporary witnesses. Supported by the German artist ossada the young people built a wall of 20 metres in front of the Habitat Jeunes « L'Atlantique », decorated this wall and brought it finally to the fall. With this action we aim to senisbilize the Youth for the history of Europe. More than 400 young have been taking part already.
Financial support: Embassy of the German Democratic Republic, the departement of Deux-Sèvres, the city of Niort etc.
But the project is not finished, yet. The exhibition BERLINiort and its results will be reintegrated in the exhibition for the 20th anniversary of the reunification of the Federal Republic of Germany. The exhibition will be shown at the eastern german town Mittweida at the 1st October 2010. It will be co-organised by young German people of Mittweida futhermore visited by pupils from the secondary school during their french courses.