www.genfest.org Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:51:34 GMT it-IT Genfest 2012: DAY 2 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1135 Sun, 02 Sep 2012 11:52:34 GMT   September 2, 2012 10:30 a.m. The program starts at SportAréna. Speeches, songs, choreography, in a variety of sounds, colors and movements, go through the metaphor of building a bridge: calculating, digging the mud, building the columns, finishing to build the bridge, going through the bridge. Time-out: a minute of silence and meditation for the peace.   At 3:30 p.m. Presentation of the United ... Document fonts http://genfest.org/reserved/Document-fonts_2 Fri, 27 Apr 2012 06:18:48 GMT Panamá http://genfest.org/mapmap/Panam Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:50:57 GMT We are 1, we coming from Panamá and we say "" Mondragone http://genfest.org/mapmap/Mondragone Fri, 07 Sep 2012 20:33:26 GMT 7 coming from Mondragone sofia http://genfest.org/mapmap/sofia Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:52:41 GMT 17 coming from sofia Hello to everybody! Здравейте на всички!! С нетърпение чакаме да се видим на Genfest! До скоро! Let's bridge! prova Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1105 Wed, 02 May 2012 15:36:44 GMT United World Week http://genfest.org/uwsmu/United-World-Week_1 Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:11:45 GMT On Sunday, May 6th, we presented the documentary: “Together We Can – Following the footsteps of Carlo Grisolia and Alberto Michelotti.” We worked for a month preparing the translation of this documentary and with the help of a Catholic TV channel we were able to dub it with the collaboration of quite a number of people; we really lived and appreciated this unity in our work making the title: “Tog... genfest http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:52:53 GMT Istanbul http://genfest.org/mapmap/Istanbul Wed, 29 Feb 2012 13:21:31 GMT We are 3, we coming from Istanbul and we say "We are so happy to going to the genfest and "görüşmek üzere!!!!"" Salgótarján http://genfest.org/mapmap/Salgtarjn Tue, 31 Jul 2012 10:32:21 GMT 3 coming from Salgótarján giovani http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:51:56 GMT santiago del estero http://genfest.org/mapmap/santiago-del-estero Tue, 18 Sep 2012 03:30:36 GMT 8 coming from santiago del estero Un gracias enorme desde Santiago del Estero, Argentina! Košice http://genfest.org/mapmap/Koice Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:54:09 GMT 20 coming from Košice Spagnolo http://genfest.org/reserved/Spagnolo Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:06:53 GMT “Experiencing the other, that is no longer living focused in on ourselves, but trying to enter into the other, in his feelings, trying to carry his load, trying to share his joys. Be one with him”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Experiencing-the-other-that-is-no-longer-living-focused-in-on-ourselves-but-trying-to-enter-into-the-other-in-his-feelings-trying-to-carry-his-load-trying-to-share-his-joys-Be-one-with-him Tue, 05 Jun 2012 14:13:57 GMT “Experiencing the other, that is no longer living focused in on ourselves, but trying to enter into the other, in his feelings, trying to carry his load, trying to share his joys. Be one with him”. (Chiara Lubich) Brand with guidelines http://genfest.org/reserved/Brand-with-guidelines Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:52:49 GMT Graphics http://genfest.org/reserved/Prova-due Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:12:12 GMT The Young People of the Focolare Movement http://genfest.org/presscards/Dossier-The-Young-People-of-the-Focolare-Movement Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:58:37 GMT   A Journey with the Youth in the Holy Land To Build Bridges towards the Genfest http://genfest.org/newnews/A-Journey-with-the-Youth-in-the-Holy-Land-To-Build-Bridges-towards-the-Genfest Thu, 14 Jun 2012 13:36:41 GMT From the very beginning of this year we have focused our lives and all our activities with the young people around us, on the Genfest. And so we agreed on a program to ensure a certain continuity. In January, after having launched the Genfest in the various cities of the Holy Land, we invited everyone to a weekend in Arad, in the zone of the Dead Sea. “(...) I felt, I experienced, that they loved... Trelew http://genfest.org/mapmap/Trelew_1 Fri, 25 May 2012 16:38:20 GMT 2 coming from Trelew What a beautiful experience! Longara http://genfest.org/mapmap/Longara Thu, 16 Feb 2012 16:59:21 GMT We are 1, we coming from Longara and we say "" “Human beings are members of one body, all belonging to the same species. If one of the members is affected by suffering and sorrow, how can the others remain calm and peaceful?”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Human-beings-are-members-of-one-body-all-belonging-to-the-same-species-If-one-of-the-members-is-affected-by-suffering-and-sorrow-how-can-the-others-remain-calm-and-peaceful- Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:30:06 GMT “Human beings are members of one body, all belonging to the same species. If one of the members is affected by suffering and sorrow, how can the others remain calm and peaceful?”. (Saadi, Persian poet) "I continue to leave behind the past and do nothing but launch myself ahead to reach the goal." http://genfest.org/stepsto/I-continue-to-leave-behind-the-past-and-do-nothing-but-launch-myself-ahead-to-reach-the-goal- Wed, 04 Jul 2012 14:40:44 GMT "I continue to leave behind the past and do nothing but launch myself ahead to reach the goal." (Paul of Tarsus, Phil 3.13) Press Release n.8: The Genfest 2012 held in Budapest came to an end http://genfest.org/pressreleases/Press-Release-n8-The-Genfest-2012-held-in-Budapest-came-to-an-end Tue, 11 Sep 2012 13:25:27 GMT Info http://genfest.org/info/_45 Fri, 21 Dec 2012 09:10:07 GMT Info: info@genfest.org tel.: +39 6 94798290    You can also refer to these websites for some other countries:               Bari http://genfest.org/mapmap/Bari Sun, 22 Apr 2012 09:40:30 GMT 20 coming from Bari Ci vediamo lì!Abbiamo già prenotato l'aereo e l'hotel!! Cesano maderno http://genfest.org/mapmap/Cesano-maderno Mon, 30 Apr 2012 18:08:36 GMT 2 coming from Cesano maderno Building bridges at Vilnius to be one family http://genfest.org/newnews/Building-bridges-at-Vilnius-to-be-one-family- Fri, 10 Feb 2012 15:53:35 GMT   At Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, the Youth for a United World (YUW) organized dances and a team games evening in the “Mio Guru” café. Among the 28 participants there were young people, families and adults. The youngest was only six months old and the eldest was a Norwegian man.   “Lately, in our country there was a bit of tension between the Polish and the Lithuanians,” commented one of th... Gergely Samson (26)- works in a wine shop, and studies meteorology http://genfest.org/uwtestimonies/Gergely-Samson-26-works-in-a-wine-shop-and-studies-meteorology Tue, 15 May 2012 14:18:37 GMT A united world...it seems a bit abstract, don’t you think? The first thing that comes into my mind when talking about a united world is that we are all brothers and sisters. I believe that no insurmountable obstacles exist between us. With the Youth for a United World, I met many people who are willing to work for this in their own surroundings. In this way, little by little, the big words become... 'Fluo 2.0 returns! http://genfest.org/newnews/_78 Tue, 17 Jul 2012 14:16:11 GMT There are thousands of volleyball tournaments but we wanted to do something that would leave a mark! And in fact the tournament held during World Unity Week left a positive mark, so much so that many asked to organize another tournament ... which we did immediately! On July 6 starting at 9:30pm and ending at 2:00am the "Fluo 2.0" saw the participation of eight teams with about 10 players on each ... From Portugal http://genfest.org/newnews/From-Portugal Mon, 14 May 2012 16:55:52 GMT   In Portugal, the Youth for a United World are making all sorts of activities to gather money for their trips to GenFest! In Lisbon there's a street market called "Feira da Ladra" in which some Youth for a United World are attending quite regularly to sell their belongings, like books, sneakers, toys, clothes and other stuff. And what an experience it is! Letting go some of the things is quite d... Porto http://genfest.org/mapmap/Porto Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:46:32 GMT 74 coming from Porto Nsukka http://genfest.org/mapmap/Nsukka Sat, 21 Apr 2012 21:07:27 GMT 1 coming from Nsukka From Cagliari (Sardinia) http://genfest.org/newnews/From-Cagliari-Sardinia Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:37:17 GMT Dear friends, The Youth for a United World of Cagliari (Sardinia) on July 27th  organized a dinner to continue our fund raising campaign for  Genfest. Taking inspiration from a book which we all know and like, we invited our whole neighborhood with the title for our event: "Inviting the neighborhood for dinner!" Being aware of the fact that Cagliari, our city, is almost empty  during the months o... Sito Ufficiale Genfest 2012 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:15:12 GMT “Everything is consumed by he who is alone and doesn’t love, but he who loves gives even his bones to the others”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/_49 Thu, 17 May 2012 09:23:24 GMT “Everything is consumed by he who is alone and doesn’t love, but he who loves gives even his bones to the others”. (Chinese proverb) Quito http://genfest.org/mapmap/Quito Fri, 27 Apr 2012 09:18:11 GMT 17 coming from Quito Zero hour to Genfest 2012 Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1127 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:10:41 GMT 2012 Feb 16: "Youths invited to summer festival, six-day workshop in Europe" (USA) http://genfest.org/presspress/2012-Feb-16-Youths-invited-to-summer-festival-sixday-workshop-in-Europe-USA_1 Tue, 27 Mar 2012 08:52:41 GMT By Catholic News Service Zero hour to Genfest 2012 Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1127 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:10:41 GMT "Life is made of present moments. These moments have value if we live them well. It is the present that counts, the fleeting moment, for me, for you, for us, should be seized upon and lived well. " http://genfest.org/stepsto/Life-is-made-of-present-moments-These-moments-have-value-if-we-live-them-well-It-is-the-present-that-counts-the-fleeting-moment-for-me-for-you-for-us-should-be-seized-upon-and-lived-well- Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:33:25 GMT "Life is made of present moments. These moments have value if we live them well. It is the present that counts, the fleeting moment, for me, for you, for us, should be seized upon and lived well. " (Chiara Lubich) prima cartella http://genfest.org//prima-cartella Fri, 09 Mar 2012 09:27:00 GMT prova prova Jihlava http://genfest.org/mapmap/Jihlava Tue, 05 Jun 2012 20:59:02 GMT 2 coming from Jihlava We are 2 girls and we can't wait!! " I feel free as a bird not thinking about what tomorrow will bring,." http://genfest.org/stepsto/-I-feel-free-as-a-bird--not-thinking-about-what-tomorrow-will-bring- Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:24:33 GMT " I feel free as a bird  not thinking about what tomorrow will bring,." (Mahatma Gandhi) Let´s Bridge Austria! http://genfest.org/newnews/_61 Fri, 08 Jun 2012 18:59:16 GMT 150 young people in the Mariapolis Centre of Vienna. The motto ‘Let’s Bridge Austria’ became a tangible reality. Young people from the whole of Austria, many new ones, some representing the Muslim youth of Austria and a group of young refugees were immersed in an atmosphere of true fraternity. They went along a journey towards the united world building bridges: in four stages •        taking the ... Promo Brochure http://genfest.org/reserved/Promo-Brochure_1 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:57:46 GMT taguatinga, tocantins http://genfest.org/mapmap/taguatinga-tocantins Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:49:56 GMT 2 coming from taguatinga, tocantins Miami http://genfest.org/mapmap/Miami Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:22:43 GMT 2 coming from Miami Arezzo http://genfest.org/mapmap/Arezzo Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:12:12 GMT We are 1, we coming from Arezzo and we say "" “You and I are one. I cannot hurt you without hurting myself”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/You-and-I-are-one-I-cannot-hurt-you-without-hurting-myself- Mon, 12 Mar 2012 17:29:07 GMT “You and I are one. I cannot hurt you without hurting myself”. (Mahatma Ghandi) Barletta http://genfest.org/mapmap/Barletta Sun, 22 Apr 2012 09:43:38 GMT 2 coming from Barletta We are ready! let's go! :) Italy http://genfest.org/mapmap/Italy Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:07:21 GMT 6 coming from Italy Porto Alegre RS Brasil http://genfest.org/mapmap/Porto-Alegre-RS-Brasil Tue, 13 Mar 2012 18:54:14 GMT We are 34, we coming from Porto Alegre RS Brasil and we say "" From Bujumbura http://genfest.org/uwsmu/From-Bujumbura Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:42:24 GMT At Bujumbura, the YFUW continue their activities started last year. They dedicate themselves to helping the refugees. In this context, they went to the Refugee Camp of Maramvya. Their aim was to unite with the YFUW from all over the world during the “United World Week” and to prepare for the Genfest 2012. We took with us a great Communion of Goods that was put together from the community:  fruit ... Let's bridge VOLUME ZERO http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:42:26 GMT Contatti http://genfest.org/contacts/Contatti_2 Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:30:35 GMT   Genfest: The History http://genfest.org/historyfest/Genfest-The-History Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:46:13 GMT   Since the very beginning, us youth have always been very much part of the Focolare Movement, contributing to the building up of its aim to form the human family in fraternity.    Already in 1967 Chiara Lubich founded the Gen Movement – new generation of the Focolare Movement - with the motto “Youth of the world unite!” and in a very short time this spread all over the world. Chiara opens up the... «We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do». http://genfest.org/stepsto/We-shall-never-know-all-the-good-that-a-simple-smile-can-do- Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:02:55 GMT «We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do». (Mother Theresa of Calcutta) santiago, chile http://genfest.org/mapmap/santiago-chile Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:47:39 GMT 17 coming from santiago, chile Genfest 2012 “let’s bridge” http://genfest.org/program/Genfest-2012-lets-bridge-- Fri, 21 Dec 2012 08:46:47 GMT This was the program performed in Budapest: Tuesday 28th August 11:00  Press Conference Wednesday 29th August 09:00 – 18:00 Gen Rosso Workshops: Youth from all over the world, already in Budapest, are invited to participate in Gen Rosso workshops. Thursday 30th August 09:00 – 18:00 Gen Rosso Workshops 16:00  Leave a mark in the city: “Universal Brotherhood Site”. Location: Elizabeth Square -   20... Another coin offered to God for the Genfest http://genfest.org/newnews/Another-coin-offered-to-God-for-the-Genfest Wed, 04 Apr 2012 16:32:30 GMT An absurd death, a searing pain, but at the same time a challenge to make sure that this becomes a spark capable of burning the world with love. “Last March 15, in His mysterious designs, God has taken my brother, a victim of robbery, to Himself. It was a tragic death, one that has shocked the whole country and destroyed my family, (...) at the same time, with the certainty in hope for resurrecti... Kenya http://genfest.org/mapmap/Kenya_1 Thu, 31 May 2012 05:10:45 GMT 10 coming from Kenya Zvolen, Slovakia http://genfest.org/mapmap/Zvolen-Slovakia Mon, 25 Jun 2012 11:27:21 GMT 1 coming from Zvolen, Slovakia “WAYS OF PEACE”: our appointment in Jerusalem http://genfest.org/uwsmu/WAYS-OF-PEACE-our-appointment-in-Jerusalem Sat, 09 Feb 2013 08:52:10 GMT The meeting in Jerusalem is the next step after Genfest 2012, where 12,000 young people gathered in Budapest from all over the world. Why Jerusalem? As Youth for a United World, our greatest desire is to witness universal brotherhood in every place we are. Therefore, how can we forget Jerusalem? It is a city of contrasts and divisions but also the cradle of an ancient culture, mingling of peoples... 2012 Jun 20: “Budapest to host Genfest 2012 youth festival” http://genfest.org/presspress/2012-Jun-20-Budapest-to-host-Genfest-2012-youth-festival Sat, 23 Jun 2012 09:06:56 GMT Caboodle.hu - The Hungarian Portal David, Chiriqui, Panama http://genfest.org/mapmap/David-Chiriqui-Panama Wed, 08 Feb 2012 16:41:44 GMT We are 1, we coming from David, Chiriqui, Panama and we say "Saludossss desde mi república, no vemos pronto en Hungría! " 2000 – At the Flaminio stadium of Rome, the Genfest becomes an event of the WYD http://genfest.org/historyfest/2000--At-the-Flaminio-stadium-of-Rome-the-Genfest-becomes-an-event-of-the-WYD Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:33:28 GMT It is an occasion to witness the radical life of Chiara “Luce” Badano, who is later proclaimed Blessed, on 25 September 2010. Parma http://genfest.org/mapmap/Parma Wed, 15 Feb 2012 19:21:53 GMT We are 2, we coming from Parma and we say "" "I understand that the smartest thing to do is start again when we fail. By now it has become an obsession for me, yes, yes, always begin again. I understand that starting again is the most important thing. " http://genfest.org/stepsto/I-understand-that-the-smartest-thing-to-do-is-start-again-when-we-fail-By-now-it-has-become-an-obsession-for-me-yes-yes-always-begin-again-I-understand-that-starting-again-is-the-most-important-thing- Fri, 06 Jul 2012 14:44:58 GMT "I understand that the smartest thing to do is start again when we fail. By now it has become an obsession for me, yes, yes, always begin again. I understand that starting again is the most important thing. " (Chiara Lubich) Serra - Brazil http://genfest.org/mapmap/Serra--Brazil Sat, 21 Apr 2012 23:11:57 GMT 1 coming from Serra - Brazil On Air!!! http://genfest.org/uwsmu/On-Air Tue, 01 May 2012 09:32:29 GMT We are many here in Loppiano. The program has already started! Follow us on through our live transmission and on our . Promo Card http://genfest.org/reserved/Promo-Card Fri, 23 Mar 2012 16:53:53 GMT Live http://genfest.org/live/Live Thu, 13 Sep 2012 05:20:07 GMT   Download the texts of the Saturday program:                                         Replay of Saturday afternoon program     Download the Saturday afternoon video:                             Replay of Saturday morning program   Download the Saturday morning video:                           Download the Friday video:                         Focus: June 2012, the Genfest is taking shape http://genfest.org/pressindex/Focus-Genfest-2012--Lets-Bridge Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:49:19 GMT Authors, producers, choreographers, costume designers, technicians, artistic directors and the organizing team put together the pieces developed throughout the past year, composing the mosaic of Genfest 2012, which will take place in Budapest from August 31st to September 2nd, 2012. In Rome, 90 young people and adults of the Focolare Movement took stock of the preparations for the Genfest. Twelve... Guatemala http://genfest.org/mapmap/Guatemala Tue, 10 Jul 2012 14:37:04 GMT 4 coming from Guatemala Ci siamo! Let's Bridge! =) Campinas http://genfest.org/mapmap/Campinas Tue, 08 May 2012 03:19:01 GMT 1 coming from Campinas Let's bridge! Folder http://genfest.org/reserved/Folder_1 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:57:26 GMT Sydney http://genfest.org/mapmap/Sydney Tue, 10 Apr 2012 02:41:51 GMT 4 coming from Sydney we look forwards to be there! Strumica http://genfest.org/mapmap/Strumica Sat, 09 Jun 2012 22:32:54 GMT 1 coming from Strumica See ya!!! Francese http://genfest.org/reserved/Francese Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:10:15 GMT “Since we are in time, let’s love our neighbor one at a time, without keeping in our hearts remnants of affection for our brother met a minute ago”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Since-we-are-in-time-lets-love-our-neighbor-one-at-a-time-without-keeping-in-our-hearts-remnants-of-affection-for-our-brother-met-a-minute-ago Mon, 21 May 2012 08:06:34 GMT “Since we are in time, let’s love our neighbor one at a time, without keeping in our hearts remnants of affection for our brother met a minute ago”. (Chiara Lubich) Aregua http://genfest.org/mapmap/Aregua Sat, 19 May 2012 18:56:10 GMT 1 coming from Aregua Nos vemos prontisimoo... DESDE PARAGUAY!!! :DMI Ciao to everyone from Austria!! http://genfest.org/newnews/Ciao-to-everyone-from-Austria- Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:24:54 GMT   We too are preparing for the Genfest and we are putting together our project following three points:  let's bridge people (to build relationships)  let's bridge countries (project ticket)  let's bridge and make it visible (photo and video contest).    In a number of cities throughout Austria, a number of projects and new ideas are coming to life. A special experience was that of the “social day... ONE HEART http://genfest.org/newnews/ONE-HEART Tue, 13 Mar 2012 17:18:06 GMT   The preparations for Genfest 2012 have begun in Budapest, where young people of different nationalities are involved.  Here is a little taste of one of these weekends, told by the youth of Hungary:    It’s Saturday morning and it’s the first time we meet face to face with the other organizers (Hungarians, Slovaks, Austrians and Italians): the plan is to work on the  Saturday morning programme f... JULY: START AGAIN WHEN WE FAIL http://genfest.org/stepsto/-JULY-START-AGAIN-WHEN-WE-FAIL Mon, 06 Aug 2012 06:15:11 GMT JULY: START AGAIN WHEN WE FAIL "Our greatest happiness lies not in never falling but in starting over  after a fall." (Confucius) Who are we http://genfest.org/whoisfest/Who-are-we_2 Wed, 01 Feb 2012 15:45:23 GMT   We are the “Youth for a United World” of the , founded by  in Trent, 1943.    Our characteristic is universality: in fact, we come from all the 5 continents and we are from different ethnicities, nationalities and cultures. We belong to various Christian denominations, different religions and some of us do not profess a religious belief, but they all have very high human values. We are aged bet... sonnino http://genfest.org/mapmap/sonnino Sun, 26 Aug 2012 16:57:41 GMT 1 coming from sonnino "If we relieve our neighbours of the burdens that are weighing them down by loving them, by making them feel our love, we help them to be open to wider and brighter horizons" http://genfest.org/stepsto/If-we-relieve-our-neighbours-of-the-burdens-that-are-weighing-them-down-by-loving-them-by-making-them-feel-our-love-we-help-them-to-be-open-to-wider-and-brighter-horizons Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:03:08 GMT "If we relieve our neighbours of the burdens that are weighing them down by loving them, by making them feel our love, we help them to be open to wider and brighter horizons" Chiara Lubich, Heaven on Earth - Meditations and Reflections - 2000 New City Press Links http://genfest.org/reserved/Links_2 Fri, 27 Apr 2012 06:26:25 GMT “It is love that makes us brothers and sisters”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/It-is-love-that-makes-us-brothers-and-sisters- Fri, 11 May 2012 13:41:37 GMT “It is love that makes us brothers and sisters”. (Chiara Lubich) Reggio Emilia http://genfest.org/mapmap/Reggio-Emilia Sat, 18 Feb 2012 09:52:26 GMT We are 1, we coming from Reggio Emilia and we say "Budapest we're coming!!" Maringá http://genfest.org/mapmap/Maring Sat, 21 Jul 2012 01:43:31 GMT 4 coming from Maringá Israel http://genfest.org/mapmap/Israel_1 Wed, 08 Aug 2012 10:48:35 GMT 68 coming from Israel Greetings from the Holy land Quezon City http://genfest.org/mapmap/Quezon-City Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:11:45 GMT We are 1, we coming from Quezon City and we say "See you in September!!! =)" Vác http://genfest.org/mapmap/Vc Mon, 30 Jul 2012 19:33:09 GMT 4 coming from Vác Castanhal http://genfest.org/mapmap/Castanhal Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:34:26 GMT We are 1, we coming from Castanhal and we say "O mundo unido construimos já! ;D" From Panama http://genfest.org/uwgmuactions/From-Panama Wed, 09 May 2012 14:12:29 GMT Last Sunday we kicked off with the World Unity Week with a Day Event for young people in the community of Pacora, on the outskirts of the city of Panamá with about 500 youth participating. We started with choreographies, songs and the presentation of the Youth for a United World through experiences. There was a musical moment where every time the music changed a brief message of Chiara Lubich, Mo... “Hate has destroyed so many people and so much happiness” http://genfest.org/stepsto/Hate-has-destroyed-so-many-people-and-so-much-happiness Tue, 10 Apr 2012 14:43:48 GMT “Hate has destroyed so many people and so much happiness” (Mother Teresa of Calcutta) Let's bridge VOLUME ZERO http://genfest.org/uwsmu/Lets-bridge-VOLUME-ZERO- Mon, 02 Apr 2012 17:42:40 GMT   We’re preparing for the Meeting of May 1st. The theme of the Meeting in Loppiano this year coincides with that of the next Genfest, a global event which will be held in Budapest from 31 August to 2 September 2012, entitled "Let's Bridge".     Loppiano, May 1st 2012 – Let's bridge VOLUME ZERO   Even in Loppiano, May 1st will become a laboratory for a united world, with an invitation to build bri... Straznice http://genfest.org/mapmap/Straznice Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:17:23 GMT 3 coming from Straznice looking forward :) Costa Rica http://genfest.org/mapmap/Costa-Rica Mon, 09 Apr 2012 03:30:24 GMT 10 coming from Costa Rica Probably we are going about 12 from Costa Rica See you there http://genfest.org/banner/ Sat, 08 Sep 2012 07:39:56 GMT “Time Out” for peace http://genfest.org/newnews/Time-Out-for-peace Mon, 21 Jan 2013 17:23:07 GMT Each day at midday a moment of prayer, asking God to bless the world with true peace. Maria Voce, the president of Focolare Movement, launched the Time Out to the 350 Focolare youth who had gathered from several countries at Castel Gandolfo, Rome, to become the bearers of peace in the world. Encouraged by the news that was arriving from several members of the Focolare in the Middle East, Maria Vo... Links http://genfest.org/reserved/Links Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:18:21 GMT “We know very well that what we do is just a drop in the ocean. But if this drop is missing, the ocean is not the same”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/We-know-very-well-that-what-we-do-is-just-a-drop-in-the-ocean-But-if-this-drop-is-missing-the-ocean-is-not-the-same Mon, 23 Apr 2012 09:15:22 GMT “We know very well that what we do is just a drop in the ocean. But if this drop is missing, the ocean is not the same”. (Mother Teresa of Calcutta) Las Matas, Madrid - Ciudadela Castillo Exterior http://genfest.org/mapmap/Las-Matas-Madrid--Ciudadela-Castillo-Exterior Sun, 26 Aug 2012 04:36:56 GMT 7 coming from Las Matas, Madrid - Ciudadela Castillo Exterior Arriviamo!!! Kenya http://genfest.org/mapmap/Kenya Thu, 31 May 2012 05:07:23 GMT 3 coming from Kenya Butterfly Effect http://genfest.org/uwsmu/Butterfly-Effect Mon, 11 Jun 2012 13:54:29 GMT   GENOA: the Youth for a united world are busy with the Run4unity, were they will be presenting the Genfest and they have a stand to sell raffle tickets for “Butterfly Effect”: here below you can find the interesting explanation, almost a true story. The story begins at Cremona, from a humble dressmaker by the name of Angela. This was a decent job that helped her to support her growing daughter a... pakistan http://genfest.org/mapmap/pakistan Sun, 13 May 2012 06:26:41 GMT 2 coming from pakistan please tell us what we have to do we dont have so much time guadalajara mexico http://genfest.org/mapmap/guadalajara-mexico_1 Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:52:35 GMT 11 coming from guadalajara mexico Let's Bridge from Occidente Mexicano!!! See you there!!! Siamo uno fino al "Ut Omnes"!!! “There are always two ways to choose in our lives: egoism or love”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/There-are-always-two-ways-to-choose-in-our-lives-egoism-or-love- Wed, 04 Apr 2012 16:04:04 GMT “There are always two ways to choose in our lives: egoism or love”. (Chiara Lubich, It’s a Whole New Scene) “Put yourself in the other person’s place”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Put-yourself-in-the-other-persons-place- Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:39:36 GMT “Put yourself in the other person’s place”. (Voltaire) Al via l’anno del Genfest: 1° maggio 2012 – 1° maggio 2013 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:14:07 GMT Let’s bridge Per costruire dalle fondamenta ponti di fraternità Si apre il cantiere della manifestazione mondiale dei giovani dei Focolari: un anno di lavoro, scandito da tappe il cui momento centrale sarà il Genfest di Budapest, dal 31 agosto al 2 settembre 2012. Il Genfest raccoglierà giovani da oltre 150 Paesi, mossi tutti dalla stessa idea, che è anche esperienza di vita e azione sociale: la ... Pelotas http://genfest.org/mapmap/Pelotas Thu, 22 Mar 2012 23:33:42 GMT We are 4, we coming from Pelotas and we say "Approximately 4 people, we're not sure yet!" Folder http://genfest.org/reserved/Folder Fri, 23 Mar 2012 15:53:55 GMT “Love means: To come out of myself and go toward the other” http://genfest.org/stepsto/Love-means-To-come-out-of-myself-and-go-toward-the-other- Thu, 03 May 2012 14:20:14 GMT “Love means: To come out of myself and go toward the other” (Michael Quoist) giovani2 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:52:28 GMT September 7th 2012: In the Wake of Genfest 2012 http://genfest.org/pressreleases/September-7th-2012-In-the-Wake-of-Genfest-2012 Tue, 11 Sep 2012 13:26:00 GMT An Audience with the Pope. Figures about social networks. Brazil Paraí Rio grande do Sul http://genfest.org/mapmap/Brazil-Para-Rio-grande-do-Sul Wed, 21 Mar 2012 21:56:01 GMT We are 5, we coming from Brazil Paraí Rio grande do Sul and we say "" "Only those who pass through the torment of pain reach the fire of love." http://genfest.org/stepsto/Only-those-who-pass-through-the-torment-of-pain-reach-the-fire-of-love- Mon, 06 Aug 2012 06:11:54 GMT "Only those who pass through the torment of pain reach the fire of love." (Chiara Lubich) Berlin http://genfest.org/mapmap/Berlin Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:30:16 GMT 25 coming from Berlin We are so happy to see you all in Budapest!!! 2012 Sep 3: "Coimbatore student represents India at GenFest 2012" - The New Indian Express (India) http://genfest.org/presspress/2012-Sep-3-Coimbatore-student-represents-India-at-GenFest-2012--The-New-Indian-Express-India Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:24:19 GMT By Janani Rajeswari Echi e impressioni http://genfest.org/reserved/Echi-e-impressioni_5 Mon, 08 Oct 2012 14:27:19 GMT Rio de Janeiro http://genfest.org/mapmap/Rio-de-Janeiro_1 Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:15:28 GMT 40 coming from Rio de Janeiro A WEEK FOR THE WHOLE YEAR http://genfest.org/newnews/A-WEEK-FOR-THE-WHOLE-YEAR Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:15:29 GMT Between magic hands, fraternal communication and international contacts. From the May 5th to 12th the young people of Maracaibo in Venezuela celebrated “United World Week” and, with three main activities, they gave depth and value to this week. On Saturday 5th May they had the first Cine-Forum Genfest. 21 people participated, of which most were young people. They chose the Lia Bermúdez Art Centre... “Francesco Pinna Memorial” Tournament http://genfest.org/newnews/Francesco-Pinna-Memorial-Tournament Wed, 11 Apr 2012 15:24:00 GMT   The Youth for a United World (Y4UW) of Trieste tell us about the volley ball tournament they held in memory of Francesco, a young man who lost his life last December during the collapse of the stage set for the concert of Jovanotti. “It (the tournament) was a wonderful, unique, extraordinary, incredible, even indescribable, experience... 20 teams and many supporters... several matches (the Y4UW... Let’s bridge! Zero hour to Genfest 2012 http://genfest.org/pressindex/Lets-bridge-Zero-hour-to-Genfest-2012- Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:00:40 GMT On this afternoon, in the “bridge city”, theater and ideal frames of the event start. 12000 participants in Budapest and thousands connected in their countries will follow the event through a world direct satellite television, shot by 4 national and regional television, one live streaming in 8 languages (http://www.genfest.org/live), one web TV, 7 official channels on Facebook in 7 languages and ... Day 1: Start up & concert Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1132 Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:46:35 GMT Ireland http://genfest.org/mapmap/Ireland Sat, 26 May 2012 20:45:03 GMT 33 coming from Ireland Greetings from the Gen and YPUW in Dublin! 1 \o/ | / \ «A smile that blooms amidst sorrow is capable of melting down the most hardened hearts». http://genfest.org/stepsto/A-smile-that-blooms-amidst-sorrow-is-capable-of-melting-down-the-most-hardened-hearts Thu, 01 Mar 2012 15:46:27 GMT «A smile that blooms amidst sorrow is capable of melting down the most hardened hearts». (Chiara Lubich, Detti gen) "Love. Where do we start? With whoever is next to you….” http://genfest.org/stepsto/Love-Where-do-we-start-With-whoever-is-next-to-you Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:47:50 GMT "Love. Where do we start? With whoever is next to you….” (Chiara Lubich, Jesus, the Way. Gen 12/2006) Logo http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1135 Sun, 02 Sep 2012 09:26:58 GMT Spagnolo http://genfest.org/reserved/Spagnolo_1 Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:15:58 GMT http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1127 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:18:00 GMT «Do you know what you have to do after having loved abundantly? You continue loving!». http://genfest.org/stepsto/Do-you-know-what-you-have-to-do-after-having-loved-abundantly-You-continue-loving Thu, 01 Mar 2012 15:50:22 GMT «Do you know what you have to do after having loved abundantly? You continue loving!». (Chiara Lubich, La dottrina spirituale, p. 142) Koreans committed to work for the Genfest http://genfest.org/newnews/Koreans-committed-to-work-for-the-Genfest Thu, 09 Feb 2012 17:50:11 GMT   In South Korea, the first stage towards Genfest 2012 started last year. The morning of November 19th, 50 Youth for a United World (YUW) delivered 1,100 briquettes to heat 11 houses of elderly people who lived alone or are disabled.  One of the young people recounts: “With the economic difficulty that is felt throughout the country, it was not easy to raise funds to buy these briquettes, but, us... A Marathon for Genfest! http://genfest.org/newnews/A-Marathon-for-Genfest Sat, 05 May 2012 13:59:44 GMT I am Donata Ling from Canada. I would like to share with you an idea I had in mind to raise funds for the Genfest. I’ve been training for more than 3 months- countless hours of running, with perseverance to reach my goal: a 42 kilometer marathon. By now I cannot turn back. It all started when my friend asked me to do a marathon and I thought he was crazy. 42 kilometers is impossible! I thought th... «Sow joy in your brother’s garden and you will see it flourish in yours» http://genfest.org/stepsto/Sow-joy-in-your-brothers-garden-and-you-will-see-it-flourish-in-yours Wed, 15 Feb 2012 18:06:39 GMT «Sow joy in your brother’s garden and you will see it flourish in yours». J. Journer, in Chiara Lubich, Cercando le cose di lassù, Città Nuova, Roma 1992, p.69 1º Maggio a Loppiano http://genfest.org/reserved/1-Maggio-a-Loppiano Wed, 02 May 2012 14:32:12 GMT Altre lingue http://genfest.org/reserved/Altre-lingue Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:13:08 GMT Vienna http://genfest.org/mapmap/Vienna Thu, 08 Mar 2012 20:03:44 GMT We are 28, we coming from Vienna and we say "Austria will be strongly represented ;) " “He who loves his brother is rich, he who doesn’t love is a dead man walking”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/He-who-loves-his-brother-is-rich-he-who-doesnt-love-is-a-dead-man-walking- Fri, 25 May 2012 15:31:04 GMT “He who loves his brother is rich, he who doesn’t love is a dead man walking”. (Igino Giordani – Foco) Genfest: what is it - the history http://genfest.org/presscards/Genfest-what-is-it--the-history Sat, 24 Mar 2012 11:05:33 GMT Carbonera, Treviso http://genfest.org/mapmap/Carbonera-Treviso Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:31:37 GMT 1 coming from Carbonera, Treviso For a united world! :) June 2012 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:24:14 GMT Genfest Program http://genfest.org/presscards/Genfest-Program_1 Fri, 24 Aug 2012 13:07:46 GMT Workshop in Loppiano http://genfest.org/newnews/Workshop-on-brotherhood-and-politics Tue, 01 May 2012 16:30:47 GMT Workshop on brotherhood and politics Can brotherhood be achieved through politics?  Can a greater sense of public participation be an answer? This is the question to which more than 600 young people (and beyond!) have tried to respond in an afternoon of dialogue and discussion in the workshop “Politics and brotherhood: crazy stuff?” There were many topics discussed on stage: the constant search f... Genfest DAY 2! Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1135 Sun, 02 Sep 2012 09:24:48 GMT Varsavia: Announcement of the Genfest on the Radio http://genfest.org/newnews/Varsavia-Announcement-of-the-Genfest-on-the-Radio- Sat, 25 Feb 2012 19:37:18 GMT   “Dear everyone,    A joy-filled hello from all of us in Poland!!  We lived the last few weeks in such cold weather that it reached -25° C: what an adventure! But in our hearts we always kept the flame of mutual love alive by taking advantage of the 10 steps towards unity!     In these days, we also had the possibility of “proclaiming from the rooftops” the event of this year! We were invited by... Bogotá http://genfest.org/mapmap/Bogot Thu, 29 Mar 2012 20:47:57 GMT 20 coming from Bogotá I think we are going like 20 more or less from Bogotá!!! "Who is not tempted is not tested, and who is not tested does not progress." http://genfest.org/stepsto/Who-is-not-tempted-is-not-tested-and-who-is-not-tested-does-not-progress- Mon, 06 Aug 2012 06:10:23 GMT "Who is not tempted is not tested, and who is not tested does not progress." (Augustine) "Do not do to others that which you do not like”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Do-not-do-to-others-that-which-you-do-not-like- Wed, 21 Mar 2012 15:26:35 GMT "Do not do to others that which you do not like”. (Toby, 4,15) http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1124 Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:30:55 GMT April: Peace http://genfest.org/stepsto/April-Peace Thu, 10 May 2012 09:20:49 GMT April: Peace “It’s not enough to say that we don’t want war. It is important to want peace and sacrifice ourselves for it”. (Martin Luther King, Jr.) logo http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:51:18 GMT Press release n.7 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1132 Sat, 01 Sep 2012 06:28:28 GMT "Find a minute to think, a minute to pray and a minute to laugh." http://genfest.org/stepsto/Find-a-minute-to-think-a-minute-to-pray-and-a-minute-to-laugh- Thu, 09 Aug 2012 05:51:39 GMT "Find a minute to think, a minute to pray and a minute to laugh." (Mother Teresa of Calcutta) UnitedWorldProject http://genfest.org/unitedworldproject/UnitedWorldProject_1 Mon, 21 Jan 2013 14:07:58 GMT A worldwide project, a silent revolution, in our cities, states and nations. «If we don’t even let one instant pass by without love than we won’t even have one instant without joy». http://genfest.org/stepsto/If-we-dont-even-let-one-instant-pass-by-without-love-than-we-wont-even-have-one-instant-without-joy- Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:02:22 GMT «If we don’t even let one instant pass by without love than we won’t even have one instant without joy». (Chiara Lubich, Cercando le cose di lassù, Città Nuova, Roma 1992, p.69) Document fonts http://genfest.org/reserved/Document-fonts_1 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:08:23 GMT Day 1: Start up & concert Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1132 Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:46:35 GMT “Love, love everybody, break your heart so as to let out true love, love born from pain”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Love-love-everybody-break-your-heart-so-as-to-let-out-true-love-love-born-from-pain- Tue, 15 May 2012 14:24:48 GMT “Love, love everybody, break your heart so as to let out true love, love born from pain”. (Alberto Michelotti) Londrina, Brazil http://genfest.org/mapmap/Londrina-Brazil_1 Mon, 18 Jun 2012 18:33:59 GMT 11 coming from Londrina, Brazil Let's Bridge! “Don’t hurt others in ways that also you would feel hurt”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Dont-hurt-others-in-ways-that-also-you-would-feel-hurt- Sat, 24 Mar 2012 18:54:37 GMT “Don’t hurt others in ways that also you would feel hurt”. (Buddhism, Udana-Varga 5,18) Can I hug you to say thank you? http://genfest.org/uwtestimonies/Can-I-hug-you-to-say-thank-you Wed, 22 Feb 2012 18:28:55 GMT   "I only had a few minutes to buy myself a sandwich, run to the track and get on the train that was about to leave.   A pale and sweating youth drew close to me. He asked me for 20 cents to be able to have enough to get something to eat.  Even just the time necessary to open my purse seemed too long: I could not risk losing the train. And then... what if he was not being honest?  Suddenly, a tho... 1987: In 40 countries of the 5 continents http://genfest.org/historyfest/1987-In-40-countries-of-the-5-continents Mon, 12 Mar 2012 18:16:39 GMT 120,000 youth gather for their national Genfest to see “the disunities of their own lands and to send out concrete, targeted speeches.” The various ways to unity are made concrete according to the problems of the different countries. Just two examples. Beirut – 1,000 youth: the unusual presence of Lebanese and Syrians together, of Christians alongside Muslims, is rich in hope. We deepened the way... Logo http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:21:42 GMT Why suffering? Why death? http://genfest.org/uwtestimonies/Witnesses Thu, 09 Feb 2012 17:44:38 GMT My name is Claudine and I live in Bujumbura, Burundi, a nation with beautiful green rolling hills and plateaus.    In 1993, when I was 4 years old, a terrible war broke out and it lasted 12 years. Also my family lost everything - we are 8 children - our house was destroyed and we had to flee. In my family, we no longer wanted to speak about that period. When I asked my mother some questions, she ... Journée Monde Uni 2012 – Montet (Switzerland) http://genfest.org/newnews/_63 Tue, 12 Jun 2012 10:01:01 GMT   On May 5th we held the 3rd Journée Monde Uni (World Unity Day) at Montet, entitled “Let’s bridge,” with 120 young people participating from the French-speaking Switzerland. We worked hard during the previous two months, in an always increasing unity. Once more we experienced the richness of working together. In the programme we presented the Youth for a United World with deep, personal and coll... “To make ourselves one, we need to think about the other and there is no room for ambition or selfishness or irritation, because it takes a lot of calm”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/To-make-ourselves-one-we-need-to-think-about-the-other-and-there-is-no-room-for-ambition-or-selfishness-or-irritation-because-it-takes-a-lot-of-calm- Fri, 22 Jun 2012 14:41:05 GMT “To make ourselves one, we need to think about the other and there is no room for ambition or selfishness or irritation, because it takes a lot of calm”. (Chiara Lubich) Chicago, IL http://genfest.org/mapmap/Chicago-IL Wed, 18 Apr 2012 03:16:57 GMT 17 coming from Chicago, IL We're living for all of you and can't wait for Budapest - this will be reunion of a lifetime - of old and new family members! "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." http://genfest.org/stepsto/Live-as-if-you-were-to-die-tomorrow-Learn-as-if-you-were-to-live-forever Wed, 15 Aug 2012 07:11:46 GMT "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." (Mahatma Gandhi) The history http://genfest.org/history/_2 Tue, 13 Mar 2012 18:05:36 GMT   HUNGARIAN LANDSCAPE   Hungary is located in Central Europe, embraced by the Alps and the imposing Carthapian Mountains. Bordering on the West with Austria, and North with Slovakia and the Ukraine, the East with Romania, and South with Croatia and Slovenia, the Danube River runs all the way through it.   Here you will not find high peaks with glaciers, or immense evergreen forests, like in the b... Ungherese http://genfest.org/reserved/Ungherese Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:08:38 GMT padova, italy http://genfest.org/mapmap/padova-italy Wed, 23 May 2012 21:23:47 GMT 2 coming from padova, italy Locri http://genfest.org/mapmap/Locri_1 Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:11:15 GMT 1 coming from Locri Con il cuore sono insieme a tutto il gruppo della Calabria! Loppiano http://genfest.org/mapmap/Loppiano Thu, 09 Feb 2012 18:23:05 GMT We are 1, we coming from Loppiano and we say ""Let's bridge!"" Holy Land Day 1 http://genfest.org/newnews/Holy-Land-Day-1_1 Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:16:49 GMT Here we are at the end of our 1st day in the Holy Land. A very fruitful day! Morning: rest. In the afternoon: visit to Shepherd’s Field, Bethlehem. After dinner, time dedicated to knowing each other better and presentation of the Holy Land from a historical, geographical and political point of view, culminating with a typical local dance. Everybody’s happy and willing to…………… BE THE BRIDGE! Tomor... A bridge between Bujumbura and Catania http://genfest.org/newnews/A-bridge-between-Bujumbura-and-Catania Fri, 20 Jul 2012 11:39:08 GMT   The Youth for a United World (YUW) of Burundi just announced that they received a new keyboard for their band called "Gen Smile". This keyboard was purchased by the students of the Galileo High School of Catania. It was a simple Skype connection between Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi and Catania, which built this bridge, during which, "Gen Smile" sung songs in Kirundi. After the Skype connec... Accreditations http://genfest.org/accreditations_form/Accreditations Thu, 03 May 2012 17:41:43 GMT Goiania, goias http://genfest.org/mapmap/Goiania-goias Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:46:49 GMT 70 coming from Goiania, goias Guarapuava http://genfest.org/mapmap/Guarapuava Wed, 02 May 2012 23:07:45 GMT 2 coming from Guarapuava Cuneo http://genfest.org/mapmap/Cuneo Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:55:10 GMT We are 2, we coming from Cuneo and we say "It's cold today... so let's fridge!!!" From Slovenia... a thousand ideas for the Genfest http://genfest.org/newnews/From-Slovenia-a-thousand-ideas-for-the-Genfest Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:23:03 GMT   Genfest Choirs in about 15 parishes of Slovenia A group of us got together and decided to go and sing at the Masses as our contribution towards the Genfest. I would never have imagined it but this project became a real adventure. Sometimes there were only a few of us and so we had to... sing louder, but despite everything, each time the atmosphere among us was really beautiful. At the end of Ma... From Pistoia http://genfest.org/newnews/From-Pistoia Mon, 23 Apr 2012 09:36:21 GMT For a few years now we, Youth for a United World of Pistoia, have started organizing “aperi-dinners” (aperitifs and dinner) for solidarity, the proceeds of which were intended for our projects throughout the world; these also served to raise awareness among our peers on some issues and, obviously, to spread the ideal of a united world. On the occasion of the Genfest, we thought of organizing one ... Youth for a United World Movement http://genfest.org/presscards/Youth-for-a-United-World-Movement Sat, 24 Mar 2012 11:29:54 GMT Monitoring fraternity http://genfest.org/newnews/Monitoring-fraternity Fri, 13 Jul 2012 15:07:55 GMT   An international observatory will kick off in September 2012 by monitoring good practices carried out by countries and cultures on a global level in the areas of political and fraternal action. We invite you to observe in the coming days what's happening around you. Is that car parked on the parking lines reserved for the disabled? Has your local town hall or community established a service to ... 2012 Sep 3 - Rome Reports: More than 12,000 youths for 'GenFest' in Budapest http://genfest.org/presspress/2012-Sep-3--Rome-Reports-More-than-12000-youths-for-GenFest-in-Budapest Tue, 11 Sep 2012 15:13:40 GMT APERICENA – Not to remain with our arms folded http://genfest.org/uwhumanemergency/APERICENA--Not-to-remain-with-our-arms-folded Fri, 02 Mar 2012 17:25:07 GMT   “To not remain with our arms folded,” the Youth for a United World (YUW) of Milan and surroundings tried to make the small town of Rho the heart of their work for others. How?? By organizing an “aperi-dinner.” It was a good opportunity to collect funds to help out their friends in Japan who were victims of the earthquake.   … This is what they shared: “We needed a big hall with a kitchen on the... Genfest, al via Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1104 Tue, 01 May 2012 14:13:50 GMT Brazil Paraí Rio grande do Sul http://genfest.org/mapmap/Brazil-Para-Rio-grande-do-Sul_1 Wed, 21 Mar 2012 21:56:45 GMT We are 2, we coming from Brazil Paraí Rio grande do Sul and we say "" Practical GUIDE http://genfest.org/newnews/Practical-GUIDE Fri, 17 Aug 2012 06:40:26 GMT Call Centre +361 353-6800 Operating hours 27th – 29th Aug: 08:00 – 22:00 30th – 1 th Sept: 08:00 – 24:00 2nd – 3rd Sept: 08:00 – 20:00 Info Point Info Point is available during the Arena programme on Fri. 31st Aug. and Sat. 1st Sept. It is located opposite to the Arena main entrance. Volunteers speaking different languages will attend to your needs! Sunday Info Point will operate next to the Basi... Szeged http://genfest.org/mapmap/Szeged Thu, 26 Jul 2012 18:11:12 GMT 1 coming from Szeged Who we are http://genfest.org/whoisfest/Who-are-we_1 Tue, 07 Feb 2012 16:04:29 GMT   We are the “Youth for a United World” of the , founded by  in Trent, 1943.    Our characteristic is universality: in fact, we come from all the 5 continents and we are from different ethnicities, nationalities and cultures. We belong to various Christian denominations, different religions and some of us do not profess a religious belief, but they all have very high human values. We are aged bet... From the biggest … to the smallest http://genfest.org/newnews/From-the-biggest--to-the-smallest Wed, 25 Jul 2012 15:14:30 GMT We receive news from the whole world where they tell us that there really isn’t an age to bring our Genfest ahead! For example Werner, our friend from Switzerland who shares our Ideal for a united world, told us: “We are the eldest people here in Switzerland and we asked ourselves what we could do for the Genfest. Immediately the right occasion arose. I, Werner, was supposed to have taken my car ... “If a non violent person exists, a non violent family must exist. If a non violent family exists, why not a non violent village, city, country and world”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Se-esiste-un-uomo-non-violento-perch-non-pu-esistere-una-famiglia-non-violenta-E-perch-non-un-villaggio-una-citt-un-paese-un-mondo-non-violento- Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:40:01 GMT “If a non violent person exists, a non violent family must exist. If a non violent family exists, why not a non violent village, city, country and world”. (Mahatma Gandhi) Coslada, Madrid, Spain http://genfest.org/mapmap/Coslada-Madrid-Spain Wed, 15 Feb 2012 17:15:47 GMT We are 1, we coming from Coslada, Madrid, Spain and we say "A la espera de este gran evento que ayudara a continuar en este gran camino. In previsione di questo grande evento per aiutare a continuare questo grande viaggio. In anticipation of this great event to help to continue this great journey" YOUTH MEETING for HONG KONG and MACAU http://genfest.org/uwgmuactions/YOUTH-MEETING-for-HONG-KONG-and-MACAU Mon, 07 May 2012 14:40:48 GMT Yesterday we were 23 coming from Hong Kong and Macau to prepare ourselves for the GENFEST. We had moments of games, reflection about the "Rainbow revolution" that we want to live. We ended with a BBQ, "chinese style"! Press Sheets http://genfest.org/reserved/Press-Sheets Fri, 23 Mar 2012 16:04:02 GMT Lima, Peru http://genfest.org/mapmap/Lima-Peru Tue, 03 Apr 2012 16:13:32 GMT 1 coming from Lima, Peru Portoghese http://genfest.org/reserved/Portoghese Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:09:34 GMT Washington http://genfest.org/mapmap/Washington Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:25:03 GMT 5 coming from Washington http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:57:00 GMT M. Laura Hernández cell. +39 349 87 45287 Umberta Fabris  cell. +39 348 8563347 Benjamim Ferreira cell. +39 348 4754063   Sede Internazionale del Movimento dei Focolari via Frascati 306 00040 Rocca di Papa (RM) – Italia   tel.: +39-6-947989 fax: +39-06-96708638 email: press@genfest.org São Leopoldo http://genfest.org/mapmap/So-Leopoldo Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:52:46 GMT We are 1, we coming from São Leopoldo and we say "Let´s bridge..." Bingo for the Genfest. http://genfest.org/newnews/Bingo-for-the-Genfest Thu, 09 Aug 2012 08:09:53 GMT On Saturday 28th July at Guayaquil we held a Bingo Night to raise funds for the Genfest. It was a new and enriching experience. We starting planning this activity in May and had a few meetings to organise every detail and, in particular, we asked advice from the adults of the community of the Focolare Movement who have had more experience in running this type of activity. We were faced with many ... Rosario http://genfest.org/mapmap/Rosario_1 Tue, 19 Jun 2012 03:22:26 GMT 22 coming from Rosario The power of Rosario will be at Budapest! Lets Bridge 1 Al via l'anno del Genfest Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:51:00 GMT Canada http://genfest.org/mapmap/Canada Wed, 13 Jun 2012 03:07:58 GMT 40 coming from Canada Let's bridge to unite the whole world!! Houston, Texas http://genfest.org/mapmap/Houston-Texas Sun, 26 Aug 2012 17:22:37 GMT 1 coming from Houston, Texas “Nothing is lost with peace. Everything is lost with war”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Nothing-is-lost-with-peace-Everything-is-lost-with-war- Sat, 28 Apr 2012 19:00:50 GMT “Nothing is lost with peace. Everything is lost with war”. (Pio XII – Radio message, 24 august 1939) Pelotas http://genfest.org/mapmap/Pelotas_1 Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:28:11 GMT 6 coming from Pelotas In Budapest an Observatory will be launched on brotherhood http://genfest.org/pressindex/In-Budapest-an-Observatory-will-be-launched-on-brotherhood Fri, 20 Jul 2012 14:44:22 GMT   The Genfest 2012 in Budapest, from 31 August to 2 September, will be the occasion for the launch of the United World Project; a project to give life to a permanent Observatory on the impact of fraternity, “the forgotten principle” of modern history, in individual and collective choices. The project was conceived and developed by the young people of the Focolare, and is open to collaborating wit... Press Release n.3: June 2012, the Genfest is taking shape http://genfest.org/pressreleases/Press-Release-n3-June-2012-the-Genfest-is-taking-shape Fri, 20 Jul 2012 15:01:44 GMT "The butterfly counts the moments not years. For this the short time it lives is enough. " http://genfest.org/stepsto/The-butterfly-counts-the-moments-not-years-For-this-the-short--time-it-lives-is-enough- Tue, 07 Aug 2012 05:23:00 GMT "The butterfly counts the moments not years. For this the short  time it lives is enough. " (Tagore) torre chianca http://genfest.org/mapmap/torre-chianca Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:07:25 GMT 1 coming from torre chianca Glossary http://genfest.org/presscards/Glossary Tue, 14 Aug 2012 06:58:51 GMT Let’s bridge VOLUME ZERO has started http://genfest.org/newnews/Lets-bridge-VOLUME-ZERO-has-started Tue, 01 May 2012 12:22:34 GMT Warm welcome from Loppiano through songs, choreographies and a short skit. The hype can be felt from everyone. Let’s bridge VOLUME ZERO has started. The foundations are being laid. 17 weeks. Genfest is almost here. Someone from Korea shared his life story: from living on the streets after stopping school during a “dark moment” in his life to realizing what he is actually missing. After deciding t... Los Angeles http://genfest.org/mapmap/Los-Angeles Mon, 20 Feb 2012 08:06:16 GMT We are 40, we coming from Los Angeles and we say "We are excited to attend Genfest 2012! Let's bridge!!!" Press Release n.5: "Let's bridge", the meaning of launching bridges http://genfest.org/pressreleases/Press-Release-n5-Lets-bridge-the-meaning-of-launching-bridges- Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:15:04 GMT Florence http://genfest.org/mapmap/Florence Thu, 09 Feb 2012 16:56:01 GMT We are 1, we coming from Florence and we say "I can't wait to be in Budapest!!! LET'S GO!!!" UWW 2011 - Nicaragua: Unity despite the diversities http://genfest.org/uwsmu/United-World-Week Wed, 08 Feb 2012 18:29:58 GMT During a weekend we went to a popular square, with the desire to meet new friends and spend an evening with other “candidates to unity.”1 It was really great because we realised how many young people are happy to know about our ideals and are also ready to build bonds of brotherhood. We just need to go and meet them. Therefore we spent an evening together with different games and other activities... seoul http://genfest.org/mapmap/seoul Wed, 29 Feb 2012 07:44:20 GMT We are 120, we coming from seoul and we say "" Hradec Králové http://genfest.org/mapmap/Hradec-Krlov Sat, 21 Apr 2012 19:01:09 GMT 3 coming from Hradec Králové Start Up http://genfest.org/newnews/_105 Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:06:32 GMT Exactly at 14:30 infront of the Sports Arena, thousands of young people rushed through the gate as Start- Up began, where various countries showcased dances, performed songs and played sports to initiate the beginning of Genfest. Different countries of Eastern Europe such as Czech Republic, Serbia, Albania, Romania prepared an exposition not only to give a taste of their own culture, but to demon... Minas Gerais http://genfest.org/mapmap/Minas-Gerais Fri, 04 May 2012 15:15:09 GMT 28 coming from Minas Gerais Tirana http://genfest.org/mapmap/Tirana Mon, 05 Mar 2012 08:56:10 GMT We are 50, we coming from Tirana and we say "hello from Tirana, we are coming about 50 from Albania :)" 1993 http://genfest.org/historyfest/1993_1 Tue, 13 Mar 2012 16:00:25 GMT 130,000 young people make their appointment through 56 national Genfests as a sign of unity of the peoples. Dearest, My wish for you is that, in your Genfest, Jesus may see the incarnation of his New Commandment, as a testimony of love among individuals, various communities (cultural, racial, political, religious…) and among nations. Chiara Italiano http://genfest.org/reserved/Italiano_1 Tue, 27 Mar 2012 17:26:02 GMT Brussels http://genfest.org/mapmap/Brussels Thu, 24 May 2012 19:01:28 GMT 1 coming from Brussels tegucigalpa http://genfest.org/mapmap/tegucigalpa Fri, 27 Jul 2012 01:34:42 GMT 4 coming from tegucigalpa 4 of us are coming to Budapest, we are from Honduras Graphics http://genfest.org/reserved/Graphics Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:26:39 GMT Welcome Ceremony at Hungarian Parliament http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1127 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:11:33 GMT “Let’s bridge”: to launch bridges and weave relationships with others http://genfest.org/pressindex/Lets-bridge-to-launch-bridges-and-weave-relationships-with-others Sat, 18 Aug 2012 06:06:06 GMT There are so many activities in the world through which the young people try to overcome barriers. Some will be shown in Budapest. The Genfest will also be for the 12,000 participants a moment of exchange of experiences that the youth all over the world have carried out for years, on economy, art, social problems, intercultural dialogue. Living for universal brotherhood is expressed in daily choi... Debrecen http://genfest.org/mapmap/Debrecen Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:24:45 GMT 1 coming from Debrecen see you soon!♥ Links http://genfest.org/reserved/Links_1 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:36:03 GMT Lebanon: Moving Toward the Genfest – Let’s Bridge! http://genfest.org/newnews/Lebanon-Moving-Toward-the-Genfest--Lets-Bridge Fri, 30 Mar 2012 16:29:44 GMT   The Gen and Youth for a United World write to us from the Cedars Land sharing about their many projects in preparation for the global Genfest that will take place this summer in Budapest.   “Hi to all! We want to let you know how special this year is for the young people of our country. We are sharing wonderful moments in preparation for our long-awaited Genfest. Last September we agreed to set... "I decided to start to love and nothing else." http://genfest.org/stepsto/I-decided-to-start-to-love-and-nothing-else- Tue, 17 Jul 2012 14:52:54 GMT "I decided to start to love and nothing else." (Alberto Michelotti) Salgótarján http://genfest.org/mapmap/Salgtarjn_1 Tue, 31 Jul 2012 10:33:56 GMT 5 coming from Salgótarján 1980 – In the midst of the cold war, 40,000 meet at the Flaminio Stadium of Rome http://genfest.org/historyfest/1980--In-the-midst-of-the-cold-war-40000-meet-at-the-Palaeur-Stadium-of-Rome Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:31:20 GMT Their goal is underlined: “For a united world”. from on . salta http://genfest.org/mapmap/salta Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:38:27 GMT 5 coming from salta Al via l'anno del Genfest Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:51:00 GMT The Youth for a United World in Algeria http://genfest.org/newnews/The-Youth-for-a-United-World-in-Algeria Mon, 25 Jun 2012 18:50:16 GMT Dearest all, We are writing a few lines to tell you about an initiative for the Genfest! Here in Algeria you cannot count on the fact that we are able to do activities to raise money, and even less so for something that has to do with travelling overseas especially if they are young people travelling! We came up with the idea to take advantage of the fact that there are many foreign families here... From Turin http://genfest.org/uwgmuactions/From-Turin Tue, 08 May 2012 13:48:30 GMT Here in Turin we have planned two appointments for this WUW 2012. On Saturday evening (05.05.2012) we gave life to what we believe was the first fluorescent volleyball tournament in Italy! It was the idea of two young people, “Enjoy the fluo” is a volleyball tournament with a peculiarity: you play illuminated only by UV lights which make the t-shirts, lines on the court, ball and net fluorescent ... Poster http://genfest.org/reserved/Poster Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:35:16 GMT Santo Domingo http://genfest.org/mapmap/Santo-Domingo- Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:17:11 GMT 20 coming from Santo Domingo See you there! Italiano http://genfest.org/reserved/Italiano Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:06:03 GMT Saudi Arabia http://genfest.org/mapmap/Saudi-Arabia Wed, 13 Jun 2012 11:19:33 GMT 1 coming from Saudi Arabia Bridges http://genfest.org/bridges/_23 Mon, 28 May 2012 13:48:08 GMT Many are the cities of the world in which bridges cross rivers and bays, and there are those who have the longest ones. And yet Budapest and its residents very much deserve to be proud of their bridges. Currently 8 bridges carrying cars and two railway bridges, join the two banks of the Danube. Each one more beautiful than the other but together they really show great charm.   BUDAPEST: CITY OF B... Pakistan http://genfest.org/mapmap/Pakistan_2 Sun, 19 Aug 2012 07:26:52 GMT 8 coming from Pakistan sempre avantil Cantalupa (TO), Italy http://genfest.org/mapmap/Cantalupa-TO-Italy Wed, 15 Feb 2012 17:21:01 GMT We are 2, we coming from Cantalupa (TO), Italy and we say "" “There are things for which I am ready to die for, but there is no one that I am ready to kill”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/There-are-things-for-which-I-am-ready-to-die-for-but-there-is-no-one-that-I-am-ready-to-kill- Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:47:50 GMT “There are things for which I am ready to die for, but there is no one that I am ready to kill”. (Mahatma Gandhi) 2012 Sep 5 - KIPA: Let’s bridge, "Un oui à la construction du monde uni!" - Switzerland http://genfest.org/pressmaterial/2012-Sep-5---KIPA-Lets-bridge-Un-oui--la-construction-du-monde-uni-Switzerland Thu, 13 Sep 2012 06:33:29 GMT News from “Triveneto”! http://genfest.org/newnews/News-from-Triveneto Wed, 09 May 2012 14:02:05 GMT During March and April we have invented all sorts of things to raise awareness of the Genfest and also to raise funds. Padua | An evening to taste the difference!- It’s impossible to describe the joy that we felt at the end of the dinner held in a parish of Padua on March 29th. We were tired due to the demands of the preparations, like cleaning up the hall at the end of the night, but we were hap... Locri http://genfest.org/mapmap/Locri Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:10:35 GMT 1 coming from Locri Con il cuore sono insieme a tutto il gruppo della Calabria! Maria Voce, president of Focolare arrived in Sportarèna http://genfest.org/newnews/Maria-Voce-president-of-Focolare-arrived-in-Sportarna Fri, 31 Aug 2012 09:24:25 GMT BUDAPEST - Maria Voce, president of Focolare arrived in Sportarèna at 6.00 pm Thursday, August 30th, to participate with the Youth for a United world in the rehearsal of Genfest 2012. hundreds of young artists, musicians, singers from all over the world welcomed her. Maria voce said that the performance is not as important as the will of each one living the present moment and every dancing step f... http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1135 Sun, 02 Sep 2012 10:12:23 GMT San paolo solbrito (at) http://genfest.org/mapmap/San-paolo-solbrito-at Wed, 15 Feb 2012 17:09:21 GMT We are 1, we coming from San paolo solbrito (at) and we say "" San Salvador http://genfest.org/mapmap/San-Salvador Tue, 14 Feb 2012 17:59:12 GMT We are 13, we coming from San Salvador and we say "Somos varios los que posiblemente vayamos! HUNGRIA WE GO" Genfest 2012: Let’s bridge http://genfest.org/whatisfest/Genfest-2012-Lets-bridge_2 Wed, 01 Feb 2012 15:30:49 GMT       “Let’s bridge” is the title of the , the “celebration” of the .  Thousands of youth from all over the world, from the most various cultures and ethnic groups, will meet together at Budapest, all moved by the same idea - not only an experience of life but also of social action: unity. Unity between peoples, cultures and different extracts of society; also between different generations, famil... 1995 – We manage a world-wide diffusion of the event through satellite link-ups and internet, and inaugurate the first United World Week: days in which we focus on the most various initiatives, to make a mark on the public opinion of each nation http://genfest.org/historyfest/1995--We-manage-a-worldwide-diffusion-of-the-event-through-satellite-linkups-and-internet-and-inaugurate-the-first-United-World-Week-days-in-which-we-focus-on-the-most-various-initiatives-to-make-a-mark-on-the-public-opinion-of-each-nation Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:33:05 GMT It becomes attractive because of this strong idea: to convince the world that it is “a time for fraternity”. The title: “Let’s show a united world”. Once again it is held at the Palaeur Stadium of Rome. Graz http://genfest.org/mapmap/Graz Fri, 29 Jun 2012 17:04:28 GMT >5 coming from Graz ..trying to live the moment, looking forward to all of you ! 1985 – The 1985 Genfest is an important moment. It marks the baptism of the Movement “Youth for a United World” http://genfest.org/historyfest/1985--The-1985-Genfest-is-an-important-moment-It-marks-the-baptism-of-the-Movement-Youth-for-a-United-World Fri, 25 May 2012 15:59:35 GMT   The title is “Many ways to a united world”.  In the project “United World” Chiara Lubich’s “Many Ways” converge as indicated in her keynote speech: “the way of unity among generations, among different peoples, between north and south, between Christians of various denominations, among the faithful of different religions; the way of unity between the rich and the poor for a communion of goods; b... From Venezuela http://genfest.org/newnews/From-Venezuela Fri, 11 May 2012 14:07:21 GMT In our journey towards the Genfest, last March 24th, we constructed bridges with children and their mothers living in the Friends Foundation of kids who have cancer. There were 14 of us young people, and this time there were also 4 teenagers with us, so in all there were 18 of us. Between singing, magic tricks, games, the cube of love and a huge ball, we gave these little ones much joy and a bit ... http://genfest.org/One/_95 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 13:01:47 GMT If you are not redirected shortly, The Genfest has taken off! http://genfest.org/newnews/The-Genfest-has-taken-off Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:26:16 GMT   Budgets, sponsors, invitations, registrations, places, scenery, lodging, the technical team, programme, press, logistics, organization and we could go on. It’s incredible how many small details make up the organization of a Genfest! And so that these different pieces can come together into the big picture, here in Hungary we have organized ourselves into various committees formed by young peopl... 2012 Mar 9: “Movimento dos Focolares apresenta evento Genfest 2012 que acontecerá na Hungria” - Brasil http://genfest.org/pressmaterial/2012-maR-9-Movimento-dos-Focolares-apresenta-evento-Genfest-2012-que-acontecer-na-Hungria-Brasil Tue, 27 Mar 2012 09:27:20 GMT por Magnus Regis - PASCOM - Arquediocese de Porto Alegre Fortaleza http://genfest.org/mapmap/Fortaleza Mon, 27 Aug 2012 02:41:41 GMT 5 coming from Fortaleza The Kickoff of the year long Genfest at Mariapolis Piero, Kenya, April 29, 2012 http://genfest.org/newnews/The-Kickoff-of-the-year-long-Genfest-at-Mariapolis-Piero-Kenya-April-29-2012 Mon, 07 May 2012 19:55:59 GMT   Hi everyone, On Sunday April 29, the Kickoff of the year long Genfest took place at Mariapolis Piero. The theme of the Genfest, was welcomed by the youth with great enthusiasm; we were 60 of us. Let’s bridge: building bridges of brotherhood from the foundations… We had organized 3 forums in order to understand how we can BRIDGE with all in our various environments within the Kenyan context! Our... "Every act of mine, every moment, each breath I take will be projected into eternity." http://genfest.org/stepsto/Every-act-of-mine-every-moment-each-breath-I-take-will-be-projected-into-eternity- Sun, 19 Aug 2012 09:06:39 GMT "Every act of mine, every moment, each breath I take will be projected into eternity." (Chiara Lubich) UWW 2010 ALGERIA http://genfest.org/uwsmu/UWW-2011-ALGERIA Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:42:57 GMT   We held a concert in support of the blind. Tickets sold out in only three days was a wonderful sign! We were not Muslims and Christians, but children of one Father, … and in unity with everyone who was living the WUW throughout the world.   The welcome we received from the youth of the Orano community went beyond all our expectations. The concert title was “Jeunes pour un monde uni” (Youth for ... japan http://genfest.org/mapmap/japan Sun, 29 Apr 2012 06:29:56 GMT 25 coming from japan we are happy to see all of you! Zagreb http://genfest.org/mapmap/Zagreb Mon, 27 Aug 2012 09:55:16 GMT 90 coming from Zagreb June 2012, the Genfest takes shape Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:21:13 GMT “When one cries, we have to cry with him. And if he laughs, laugh with him”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/_72 Thu, 28 Jun 2012 08:33:04 GMT “When one cries, we have to cry with him. And if he laughs, laugh with him”. (Chiara Lubich) Inauguration of ETAP (Universal Brotherhood Site) http://genfest.org/newnews/Inauguration-of-ETAP-Universal-Brotherhood-Site Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:46:35 GMT Here we go! waves of young people rush downtown and Elizabeth Square is full of Venezuelan clothes, Brazilian drums, flags from all over the world. You can feel the enthusiasm, the joy of meeting, with the voices and the music of the youth for a united world in background. All the public services were present to underline the value of the Golden Rule and the Genfest inaugurating a sign in the cit... A mechanic for the others http://genfest.org/uwafrica/A-mechanic-for-the-others Fri, 24 Feb 2012 15:39:04 GMT   At a meeting of the International Youth for a United World the need arose for people to help develop Fontem, in Cameroon, Africa. Among the occupations needed were some  car mechanics. For a long time I felt the desire to make myself useful in helping others.  Finally, Project Africa gave me the opportunity. I had known Chiara Lubich since I was young, but it was important for me to hear the wi... montevideo http://genfest.org/mapmap/montevideo Sat, 14 Jul 2012 05:03:23 GMT 11 coming from montevideo Szia from Uruguay!! all we unity!! An event not to be missed http://genfest.org/uwsmu/An-event-not-to-be-missed Tue, 22 Jan 2013 11:12:18 GMT The year dedicated to the Genfest will conclude with the United World Week 2013. Besides all events in different parts of the world, a special appoitment is being prepared in Jerusalem from 24th April to 2nd May. We have programmed some appointments in the inter-religious and academic fields. The climax of this visit in the Holy Land will be on 1st May when, in live-streaming, we will present the... Mohács http://genfest.org/mapmap/Mohcs Sun, 02 Sep 2012 13:23:56 GMT 1 coming from Mohács Fantasztikus volt! ;-) “Brotherly love is the basis commandment. Therefore all that is done with sincerity and charity has immense meaning. Nothing makes sense if there is not the sentiment of love for our brothers”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/-Brotherly-love-is-the-basis-commandment-Therefore-all-that-is-done-with-sincerity-and-charity-has-immense-meaning-Nothing-makes-sense-if-there-is-not-the-sentiment-of-love-for-our-brothers- Mon, 19 Mar 2012 17:40:05 GMT    “Brotherly love is the basis commandment. Therefore all that is done with sincerity and charity has immense meaning. Nothing makes sense if there is not the sentiment of love for our brothers”.   (Chiara Lubich – Focolare of Unity p.29) 5 days to Genfest! http://genfest.org/newnews/Jvenes-de-Santiago-del-Estero-Argentina-viajan-a-una-gran-manifestacin-en-Hungra Sun, 26 Aug 2012 20:09:24 GMT Genfest is first of all a meeting of different people and cultures. You cuold spend a lot of time chatting to other friends from all over the world. Everyone is very excited about what is happening here. Erick Arias, 22 years old from Costa Rica says: “This is really unreal, since we got here this has been such an amazing experience. It’s been part of a big puzzle and all we need is love to put i... Jordan http://genfest.org/mapmap/Jordan Mon, 28 May 2012 08:27:59 GMT 30 coming from Jordan Around 35 persons coming from Jordan . Greetings from Amman-Jordan. San Claudio, Corridonia (Macerata) http://genfest.org/mapmap/San-Claudio-Corridonia-Macerata Wed, 08 Feb 2012 20:26:29 GMT We are 1, we coming from San Claudio, Corridonia (Macerata) and we say ""The revolution of love has begun" Ci vediamo a Budapest!;)" Hof, 95028 http://genfest.org/mapmap/Hof-95028 Sat, 21 Apr 2012 22:45:17 GMT 1 coming from Hof, 95028 “You won’t be at peace, until broken relationships even for something small are healed”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/You-wont-be-at-peace-until-broken-relationships-even-for-something-small-are-healed Fri, 20 Apr 2012 15:06:48 GMT “You won’t be at peace, until broken relationships even for something small are healed”. (Chiara Lubich, Word of Life Nov.1997) Zvolen, Slovakia http://genfest.org/mapmap/Zvolen-Slovakia_1 Mon, 25 Jun 2012 11:28:36 GMT 1 coming from Zvolen, Slovakia “I believe in the power of laughter and tears as an antidote to hatred and terror”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/I-believe-in-the-power-of-laughter-and-tears-as-an-antidote-to-hatred-and-terror- Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:30:57 GMT “I believe in the power of laughter and tears as an antidote to hatred and terror”. (Charles Chaplin) ischia http://genfest.org/mapmap/ischia Sun, 26 Aug 2012 07:37:49 GMT 55 coming from ischia Genfest Web TV http://genfest.org/newnews/Genfest-Web-TV_1 Sat, 25 Aug 2012 13:58:06 GMT Today we will launch with you the Genfest Web TV. A new system of communication that allows you to live the spirit from the backstage of Genfest. It will be live from Budapest with exclusive interviews with the artists, previews, curiosity and mainly the possibility to participate live on chat, ask questions, and greet. http://www.streamago.tv/general/22189/ To participate, just login with your F... Press Release n.7: "Let’s bridge! Zero hour to Genfest 2012" http://genfest.org/pressreleases/Press-Release-n7-Lets-bridge-Zero-hour-to-Genfest-2012- Fri, 31 Aug 2012 13:54:30 GMT Let's bridge ... youth on the move! http://genfest.org/newnews/Lets-bridge--youth-on-the-move- Sat, 14 Apr 2012 08:09:17 GMT In Tuscany and Umbria, Genfest has started! 100 young people at the Don BoscoYouth Center of San Leo (Arezzo) gathered together for a day of sports and more.  It was a special opportunity to talk and, above all, live the proposal for Genfest and the project of a united world. Sunday, March 25, at the premises of the Oratory Don Bosco Youth Center in SanLeo (Arezzo), there was a full day, entitled... YOUTH CAMP TAIWAN http://genfest.org/newnews/YOUTH-CAMP-TAIWAN_3 Tue, 22 May 2012 14:25:51 GMT   Hello everyone! We are the Youth for a United World of Taiwan .We just had a youth camp in a beautiful place in the center of Taiwan . This youth camp was also the preparation for the Genfest 2012. If  we could  say one word about this youth camp, it would be “JOY” because we truly found the joy to meet and share together. The theme was ‘TO GIVE’, we shared a lot about the “culture of giving” a... Tokyo http://genfest.org/mapmap/Tokyo_1 Wed, 01 Aug 2012 09:04:13 GMT 31 coming from Tokyo Siamo in 31 dal Giappone che ci troveremo al Genfest! From Rosario http://genfest.org/uwsmu/From-Rosario Thu, 03 May 2012 09:39:32 GMT This year the Youth for a United World of Rosario, Argentina, will hold different activities for the World Unity Week. The first appointment will be the Holy Mass for Unity where young people of different Catholic movements will participate to emphasize unity among all. In the past years the Youth for a United World did little skits on the streets, this time they’ll do them in Rosario’s urban cit... São Mateus, Espírito Santo - Brasil http://genfest.org/mapmap/So-Mateus-Esprito-Santo--Brasil Sun, 29 Jul 2012 16:16:35 GMT 4 coming from São Mateus, Espírito Santo - Brasil titolo di prova2 Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1107 Wed, 02 May 2012 15:37:33 GMT Mumbai http://genfest.org/mapmap/Mumbai Mon, 23 Apr 2012 07:01:27 GMT 40 coming from Mumbai manila http://genfest.org/mapmap/manila Fri, 27 Jul 2012 07:42:24 GMT 1 coming from manila Let us make this REVOLUTION of LOVE a REALITY!!! see you! 1! Buccheri (SR) http://genfest.org/mapmap/Buccheri-SR Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:11:01 GMT 6 coming from Buccheri (SR) Genfest 2012 “Let’s bridge”: all protagonists! http://genfest.org/pressindex/Genfest-2012-Lets-bridge-all-protagonists Fri, 24 Aug 2012 12:35:24 GMT Budapest (Hungary) – August 31 – September 2, 2012 A network of thousands of young people at the Zero Hour. 12,000 present in Budapest. Link-up with New Zealand, Indonesia and Sweden. Live on television. Internet live streaming. Mounting traffic on social networks. There is great anticipation a week before the Genfest. The youth of the Focolare have been working for more than a year on all the de... “Love each neighbour that we meet during the day as they are. Let’s imagine ourselves to be in his/her situation and let’s treat him/her as we would like to be treated. The voice of God within us will suggest the kind of love needed for each person”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Love-each-neighbour-that-we-meet-during-the-day-as-they-are-Lets-imagine-ourselves-to-be-in-hisher-situation-and-lets-treat-himher-as-we-would-like-to-be-treated-The-voice-of-God-within-us-will-suggest-the-kind-of-love-needed-for-each-person- Mon, 05 Mar 2012 16:48:29 GMT “Love each neighbour that we meet during the day as they are. Let’s imagine ourselves to be in his/her situation and let’s treat him/her as we would like to be treated. The voice of God within us will suggest the kind of love needed for each person”. (Chiara Lubich Word of Life, April 1978) elmas http://genfest.org/mapmap/elmas Thu, 30 Aug 2012 04:43:02 GMT 1 coming from elmas Genfest 2012: all protagonists! Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1124 Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:21:51 GMT Press Release n.4: In Budapest an Observatory will be launched on brotherhood http://genfest.org/pressreleases/Press-Release-n4 Fri, 20 Jul 2012 14:56:47 GMT In Budapest an Observatory will be launched on brotherhood AUGUST: PRESENT MOMENT http://genfest.org/stepsto/AUGUST-PRESENT-MOMENT Mon, 06 Aug 2012 06:24:12 GMT "He who lives in the present lives eternally." (Ludwig Wittgenstein) The Genfest at home http://genfest.org/newnews/The-Genfest-at-home Mon, 30 Jul 2012 08:44:26 GMT You can’t come to Budapest? Your job doesn’t allow it? Switch on your computer and connect to www.genfest.org/live. The Genfest enters your home: an explosion of colours, music and life going against the current will overwhelm every corner of the Earth, invading the internet with Twitter, mail, photos, extending the Arena in real time! Participate in the Genfest by launching yourself in the Budap... June 2012 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:24:14 GMT June 2012 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:24:14 GMT “The only important thing in life we leave, will be traces of love”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/The-only-important-thing-in-life-we-leave-will-be-traces-of-love- Wed, 23 May 2012 14:02:13 GMT “The only important thing in life we leave, will be traces of love”. (Albert Schweitzer) Press Release n.2: The year of the worldwide Genfest kicked off at the Meeting in Loppiano (Florence) http://genfest.org/pressreleases/Press-Release-n2-The-year-of-the-worldwide-Genfest-kicked-off--at-the-Meeting-in-Loppiano-Florence Fri, 20 Jul 2012 14:57:19 GMT «The more ardent is your love, the more your joy will increase and we will have plenty to distribute in the world» http://genfest.org/stepsto/The-more-ardent-is-your-love-the-more-your-joy-will-increase-and-we-will-have-plenty-to-distribute-in-the-world Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:09:15 GMT «The more ardent is your love, the more your joy will increase and we will have plenty to distribute in the world». (Chiara Lubich, Cercando le cose di lassù, Città Nuova, Roma 1992, p.69) Genfest DAY 2! Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1135 Sun, 02 Sep 2012 09:24:48 GMT The Hungarian Parliament welcomes the Genfest http://genfest.org/newnews/The-Hungarian-Parliament-welcomes-the-Genfest Sat, 01 Sep 2012 04:41:07 GMT Yesterday we were at the heart of Budapest (see http://www.genfest.org/newnews/Inaugurazione-dellAngolo-della-Fraternity) and now at the heart of the nation- the Hungarian Parliament, where the minister of external affairs Kinga Gӧncz gave a special welcome to representatives of Genfest in the prestigious Vadasz hall. Also present were the president of the UNESCO general conference, the cardinal ... Moscow http://genfest.org/mapmap/Moscow Sun, 13 May 2012 11:31:58 GMT 25 coming from Moscow Привет! Мы берем с собой медведя! “Is there a word in which the conduct of our whole lives could be based?” That is reciprocity – Confucio says- “Do not do to others that which you would not like done to you”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Is-there-a-word-in-which-the-conduct-of-our-whole-lives-could-be-based-That-is-reciprocity--Confucio-says-Do-not-do-to-others-that-which-you-would-not-like-done-to-you Thu, 22 Mar 2012 15:19:16 GMT “Is there a word in which the conduct of our whole lives could be based?” That is reciprocity – Confucio says- “Do not do to others that which you would not like done to you”. (Confucius, Lun-yu, Dialogue, 15,23) A GREATER LOVE http://genfest.org/newnews/A-GREATER-LOVE Tue, 03 Apr 2012 15:44:14 GMT   Last March 4, the youth of Venezuela (from Maracaibo and Tamare Estado Zulia) spent the day with the elderly in a nursing home.   “It was a different afternoon, they recounted- an opportunity to practice love for neighbor, but also to receive as much. We tried to bring a bit of ‘color’ to those gray walls marked by solitude and abbandonment; there were great moments of chatter, mixed with music... Correzzola http://genfest.org/mapmap/Correzzola Thu, 14 Jun 2012 15:52:59 GMT 1 coming from Correzzola See u on Budapest! :D Fontem: Ongoing Genfest Preparations http://genfest.org/newnews/Fontem-Ongoing-Genfest-Preparations Mon, 06 Aug 2012 07:32:12 GMT Lots of greetings! After a lot of effort to find an activity which could involve many youth to participate concretely in preparation for the Genfest, we decided to launch a Raffle draw. Through letters and personal contacts in Fontem and other towns, we sent appeals to donate items for the raffle. We felt the importance of involving as many as people as possible in this activity in order to recei... Imperatriz http://genfest.org/mapmap/Imperatriz Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:24:03 GMT 3 coming from Imperatriz Hello dears! We hope to see you in September. Choceň http://genfest.org/mapmap/Choce Thu, 09 Feb 2012 09:06:08 GMT We are 2, we coming from Choceň and we say "" Belgrade http://genfest.org/mapmap/Belgrade Fri, 08 Jun 2012 22:22:09 GMT 200 coming from Belgrade Palmas, Tocantins http://genfest.org/mapmap/Palmas-Tocantins Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:48:52 GMT 70 coming from Palmas, Tocantins Coffee bridge http://genfest.org/newnews/Coffee-bridge_1 Mon, 12 Mar 2012 17:55:11 GMT   Coffee bridge, roasted coffee for a coffee percolator, packed especially for the promotion of the Genfest in Budapest 2012: this is one of the many initiatives chosen by the Youth for a United World from the Lombardy and Piedmont regions of Italy.This project is to help to make a contribute to cover  some expenses for  the Hungarian event. The logo of the Genfest will appear on the labels of th... prova Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1105 Wed, 02 May 2012 15:36:44 GMT firenze http://genfest.org/mapmap/firenze Thu, 09 Feb 2012 11:56:23 GMT We are 1, we coming from firenze and we say "Tutti pronti! CI VEDIAMO A BUDAPEST!! :D" Genfest - Star up http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1127 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:29:27 GMT vargem grande paulista http://genfest.org/mapmap/vargem-grande-paulista Wed, 08 Feb 2012 18:45:22 GMT We are 1, we coming from vargem grande paulista and we say "I'll be there!" “Do not harm any creature by thought, word and action. Kindness and generosity: this is the norm for eternal good”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Do-not-harm-any-creature-by-thought-word-and-action-Kindness-and-generosity-this-is-the-norm-for-eternal-good Tue, 29 May 2012 11:02:47 GMT “Do not harm any creature by thought, word and action. Kindness and generosity: this is the norm for eternal good”. (Mahabharata) Montpellier http://genfest.org/mapmap/Montpellier Sat, 30 Jun 2012 22:50:48 GMT 1 coming from Montpellier "Rather than curse the darkness, light a candle." http://genfest.org/stepsto/Rather-than-curse-the-darkness-light-a-candle Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:52:11 GMT "Rather than curse the darkness, light a candle." (Lao Tse) Brasilia, Distrito Federal http://genfest.org/mapmap/Brasilia-Distrito-Federal Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:45:22 GMT 70 coming from Brasilia, Distrito Federal “The real evil is indifference”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/The-real-evil-is-indifference Thu, 07 Jun 2012 09:35:32 GMT “The real evil is indifference”. (Mother Teresa of Calcutta) http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1132 Sat, 01 Sep 2012 06:10:45 GMT Jilemnice http://genfest.org/mapmap/Jilemnice Sat, 28 Apr 2012 14:50:17 GMT 1 coming from Jilemnice 2012 Sep 10: "GENFEST ? La parole aux jeunes…" - InfoCatho.be - Belgique http://genfest.org/pressmaterial/2012-Sep-10-GENFEST--La-parole-aux-jeunes--InfoCathobe Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:56:57 GMT par Anne Leconte - InfoCatho.be Logo Genfest http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1127 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:15:02 GMT vlijmen http://genfest.org/mapmap/vlijmen Mon, 27 Aug 2012 10:47:13 GMT 2 coming from vlijmen http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1135 Sun, 02 Sep 2012 11:30:42 GMT Maria Voce: “Look on high. Set your gazes far, it is there that you’ll find something certain that you can grab onto. Look to the Love that is God. He is the only One who doesn’t disappoint you. Place yourselves on his side, trying to see the world and things with his eyes and you’ll be firm pillars of new bridges upon which everyone will walk happy and secure, and others will follow you.” panama http://genfest.org/mapmap/panama Tue, 29 May 2012 13:15:22 GMT 1 coming from panama June 2012, the Genfest takes shape http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:40:19 GMT In Rome, 90 young people and adults of the Focolare Movement take stock of the preparations for the Genfest. Authors, producers, choreographers, costume designers, technicians, artistic directors and organizing members put together the pieces developed throughout this past year, composing the mosaic of Genfest 2012, which will take place in Budapest from August 31st to September 2nd.   - 12 thous... Preparing for the Genfest - Hungary http://genfest.org/newnews/Preparing-for-the-Genfest--Hungary Tue, 27 Mar 2012 16:27:31 GMT   Through the accounts of Marti and Berci, two young Hungarians, we will discover how they are living concretely and in first person the preparation for the Genfest.   Marti: “The morning starts early as we rush to work or to University. At the same time, we look for opportunities to build relationships with all those around us the whole day.  What helps us a lot is a sentence from the Gospel whi... “Y4UW” Movement Central Secretariat http://genfest.org/uwsecretariate/Youth-for-a-United-World-Movement-Central-Secretariat- Wed, 08 Feb 2012 18:27:01 GMT We are speaking about the central core of our life as Y4UW from all continents, so as to be more widespread in the whole world.   The secretariat is formed by two directors, and some volunteers also contribute to their work, as well as some of us Y4UW who personally work there.   Through it, we can concretize the principles of the Y4UW, with numerous projects and events at a local and internation... Arezzo http://genfest.org/mapmap/Arezzo_1 Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:15:09 GMT We are 1, we coming from Arezzo and we say "" 1990 – “A United World – the Ideal that makes history” http://genfest.org/historyfest/1990--A-United-World--the-Ideal-that-makes-history Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:32:21 GMT The fall of the walls between east and west seem to accelerate time. Finally, following the fall of the Berlin wall, also the youth from Eastern Europe are present at the Palaeur Stadium of Rome. And they find themselves welcomed by one who contributed greatly to this: John Paul II. A link-up video, via satellite, transmits the Genfest to every corner of the world. Business Card http://genfest.org/reserved/Business-Card Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:52:42 GMT mexico http://genfest.org/mapmap/mexico Fri, 27 Jul 2012 16:17:48 GMT 2 coming from mexico Ústí nad Labem http://genfest.org/mapmap/st-nad-Labem Thu, 12 Jul 2012 14:55:02 GMT 2 coming from Ústí nad Labem YOUTH CAMP TAIWAN http://genfest.org/uwgmuactions/YOUTH-CAMP-TAIWAN_1 Fri, 11 May 2012 14:08:09 GMT Ciao. Everyone!We are the Youth for a United world of Taiwan .We just had a youth camp in a beautiful place in the center of Taiwan . This youth camp was also the preparation for the Genfest 2012.If  we could  say one word about this youth camp is “JOY” because we truly foundd the joy to meet and share together. The theme was ‘TO GIVE’ we shared a lot about the “culture of giving” and we discover... More echoes of the WUW 2012 http://genfest.org/uwsmu/More-echoes-of-the-WUW-2012 Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:19:36 GMT   We are the Youth for a United World from Burkina Faso! On May 1st, there were 25 of us who gathered together to begin the World Unity Week. In the initial presentations we realized that, three or four of us, attended the same school and so we came up with the idea to do something together there. We continued with sharing experiences on what each one does to contribute in building a united world... Logo http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1124 Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:22:02 GMT Jerusalem http://genfest.org/mapmap/Jerusalem- Tue, 28 Feb 2012 19:47:42 GMT We are 25, we coming from Jerusalem and we say "" Normal or extraordinary? http://genfest.org/uwhumanemergency/Normal-or-extraordinary Fri, 10 Feb 2012 15:48:16 GMT   Sunday, 13 November, about 20 young people from the Piedmont region of Italy went down to Liguria, to the region struck by flooding, and they got dirty with mud up to their chins, with smiles. The week before, while coming back from a trip, the idea had come to some of them to begin to be living witnesses in society, in order to renew it, beginning with building brotherhood. Therefore, to go an... quezon city, Philippines http://genfest.org/mapmap/quezon-city-Philippines Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:49:40 GMT We are 1, we coming from quezon city, Philippines and we say "" Cartagena http://genfest.org/mapmap/Cartagena Fri, 24 Aug 2012 15:13:24 GMT 9 coming from Cartagena müllrose http://genfest.org/mapmap/mllrose Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:33:14 GMT 1 coming from müllrose In Belorussia: THANK YOU to the „PRO CRISTO” Publishing House for their help! http://genfest.org/newnews/In-Belorussia-THANK-YOU-to-the-PRO-CRISTO-Publishing-House-for-their-help Wed, 14 Mar 2012 16:06:14 GMT   We thank the “Pro Cristo” Publishing House for the help in distributing promotional material for Genfest.    During the XIX International Book Fair in Minsk (8-12 February), the representatives of the Publishing House voluntarily supported our work   which up until that point had not had great publicity in Belorussia. They gave all those buying books, complimentary cards and bookmarks with all ... Brno http://genfest.org/mapmap/Brno Sun, 22 Apr 2012 15:12:49 GMT 1 coming from Brno Run4Budapest http://genfest.org/newnews/Run4Budapest_1 Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:32:39 GMT Young people of YFUW met at a pier in Los Angeles to run and raise funds for the Genfest. The goal was to get sponsors from family, friends and then go running. After meeting on the pier, located on the beach, everyone then went below to the path and started running. Money was raised, but it was also a chance to get to know one another and build relationships. In this way Genfest won’t be just th... switzerland http://genfest.org/mapmap/switzerland Wed, 08 Aug 2012 10:52:16 GMT 250 coming from switzerland greetings from switzerland! see you soon!!! Day 1 - Start up and international concert http://genfest.org/pressindex/Lets-bridge-Zero-hour-to-Genfest-2012-2 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 19:44:48 GMT SportArena, at 3 p.m. The gray deck area becomes multicolor with the arrival of the participants of Genfest. The householder youths from Eastern Europe receive the participants with stands that show their hospitality tradition. In fact, it is the first time, since its first edition, in 1973, that Genfest leavesItalyand lands at Budapest. In SportAréna, groups of youths with flags of their countri... Genfest, al via Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1104 Tue, 01 May 2012 14:13:50 GMT Aid to the victims of the floods in Colombia http://genfest.org/uwhumanemergency/Humanitarian-emergencies Wed, 08 Feb 2012 18:29:38 GMT In these last few months, Colombia was struck by a record winter, with constant rains and flooding that levelled several zones of the country... and a “state of emergency” was declared....   There was a race of solidarity among everyone, strongly promoted by all the mass media. Here is what the Youth for a United World (Y4UW) from Colombia wrote: “At the beginning, the tragedy in our nation was s... Inglese http://genfest.org/reserved/Inglese_1 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 16:10:13 GMT Press Release n.7 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1127 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:31:01 GMT “To practice non violence, one needs to have courage and be brave on all fronts”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/To-practice-non-violence-one-needs-to-have-courage-and-be-brave-on-all-fronts- Wed, 18 Apr 2012 14:30:39 GMT “To practice non violence, one needs to have courage and be brave on all fronts”. (Mahatma Gandhi) Genfest 2012: Thanks Budapest! http://genfest.org/pressindex/Genfest-2012-Thanks-Budapest Fri, 07 Sep 2012 08:17:57 GMT Conclusion of  the Genfest on Sunday morning in the city ofBudapest: St Stephen’s Square, right in the  heart of the city,   set  for the celebration of  Holy Mass, welcomed  the Catholic youth of the Genfest. Mass was presided over by Cardinal Peter Erdo, Archbishop of Budapest.  Young people belonging to other  Christian Churches celebrated their liturgies in their respective places of worship,... «But to you who hear I say, love your enemies». http://genfest.org/stepsto/But-to-you-who-hear-I-say-love-your-enemies- Mon, 30 Apr 2012 09:28:22 GMT «But to you who hear I say, love your enemies». (Lc 6,27) Lettere alle zone http://genfest.org/reserved/Lettere-alle-zone Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:14:31 GMT Contact us http://genfest.org/presscontacts/Contact-us Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:27:21 GMT M. Laura Hernández cell. +39 349 87 45287 Umberta Fabris  cell. +39 348 8563347 Benjamim Ferreira cell. +39 348 4754063   Sede Internazionale del Movimento dei Focolari via Frascati 306 00040 Rocca di Papa (RM) – Italia   tel.: +39-6-947989 fax: +39-06-96708638 email: press@genfest.org @GenfestPress_en June 2012 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:24:14 GMT From Bari http://genfest.org/uwgmuactions/From-Bari Mon, 14 May 2012 16:56:58 GMT Hi!!! We are the Youth for a United World from Bari and we have put on a show “Something Bright,” that tells about the life of our Chiara Luce! It’s a wonderful experience of unity and we strongly feel her presence among us! We realize that art is a privileged instrument to make her life and our Ideal known! We thought of giving the proceeds for the Genfest! Visit our website!!  Sure of each one... News from Catanzaro (Italy) http://genfest.org/newnews/News-from-Catanzaro-Italy Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:34:14 GMT “Dearest all,   We’re making ourselves heard to tell you something amazing... we are positively overwhelmed, because once more we feel protagonists in this great spectacle of God who sees and provides.   (...) In one parish, we have been asked to do an activity which we have called Operation Genfest 2012 – Let’s bridge. We were in three, all not so confident about the outcome, (...) but we took o... Ivory Coast http://genfest.org/newnews/Ivory-Coast Mon, 02 Apr 2012 17:03:30 GMT   Dearest all,   Last March 11, Sunday, we made the “Repas international pour l’unité (Meals for International Unity)”: a charity luncheon to raise funds for our much-awaited participation in the next Genfest. There were dishes from various African countries and others! The presence of other members of the community of the Focolare Movement (adults, youth, kids) was very important; those who live... Sito Ufficiale Movimento dei Focolari http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:14:43 GMT May: Love Everyone http://genfest.org/stepsto/May-Love-Everyone Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:57:00 GMT MAY: Love Everyone “Love, love always, love everyone. At the end of each day to be able to say: I always loved”. (Chiara Lubich) See you in Budapest http://genfest.org/uwsmu/See-you-in-Budapest Tue, 01 May 2012 16:46:10 GMT The day is coming to an end, but we’ve just started to build together Genfest 2012! We’ve heard many people sharing lots of opinions, discovered new challenges to face with courage and determination. Gen Rosso is singing in front of 2,500 young people in this celebration: “We are all a bit more protagonists in this big work in progress”. The common feeling is that returning home, a united world b... The Youth for a United World of Belém (Brazil) write to us: http://genfest.org/newnews/The-Youth-for-a-United-World-of-Belm-Brazil-write-to-us Thu, 08 Mar 2012 17:04:54 GMT   Carnival is a very well known party time all over Brazil. This year we tried to propose to our friends a new way to live these days so we organized a meeting where 286 young people were present from various cities. We did many fun things together: a gymkhana with different sporting events, a workshop on how to improve many aspects of society where we are; group meetings with lots of discussions... Salvador http://genfest.org/mapmap/Salvador Sun, 26 Aug 2012 22:17:10 GMT 1 coming from Salvador “We have to love everyone. It seems like a little word. It’s a revolution”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/We-have-to-love-everyone-It-seems-like-a-little-word-Its-a-revolution Sat, 05 May 2012 13:44:47 GMT “We have to love everyone. It seems like a little word. It’s a revolution”. (Chiara Lubich) Genfest 2012: Day 2 – Evening http://genfest.org/pressindex/Genfest-2012-Day-2--Evening Fri, 07 Sep 2012 08:16:53 GMT 21:00, the Chain Bridge. For about half an hour the 12,000 participants  made their way  to this locality.  Then, it was  dark and one could admire the beautiful effect of the lights on the waters of the River Danube.  It was really a breathtaking sight, a well-deserved one after  the seven kilometres walk along the streets of Budapest. The march   started from the Sports Arena and   proceeded to... Genfest 2012: Let’s bridge http://genfest.org/whatisfest/Genfest-2012-Lets-bridge_1 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:30:55 GMT       “Let’s bridge” is the title of the , the “celebration” of the .  Thousands of youth from all over the world, from the most various cultures and ethnic groups, will meet together at Budapest, all moved by the same idea - not only an experience of life but also of social action: unity. Unity between peoples, cultures and different extracts of society; also between different generations, famil... From Recife http://genfest.org/newnews/Da-Recife Fri, 20 Apr 2012 14:55:32 GMT I'm living a beautiful experience! My sister and I have found a way to participate in Genfest without putting an economic burden on our family. This means cutting off many things, such as attending a party, or eating out. We used to eat at restaurants on Saturdays and Sundays, but now we eat at home to not spend extra money. We don‘t go to the movies anymore, but we are happy to waive these small... Hong Kong http://genfest.org/mapmap/Hong-Kong Wed, 29 Aug 2012 00:23:29 GMT 20+ coming from Hong Kong From Germany http://genfest.org/newnews/From-Germany Tue, 08 May 2012 14:48:37 GMT Hi Guys, We would like to share and contribute to the News-Page of the Genfest 2012. 'Genfest 2012 – Let's Bridge' comes closer every day and we are getting more and more excited. Our latest activity were at the last weekend of April. We invited young people from all over East Germany to a small Village close to Leipzig to be part of a fantastic Let's-Bridge-Workshop-Weekend. Over 35 people used ... Panama http://genfest.org/mapmap/Panama_2 Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:02:18 GMT 20 coming from Panama We are preparing ourselves to reach budapest, will see you soon! We can make it United!! Strasbourg http://genfest.org/mapmap/Strasbourg Mon, 25 Jun 2012 13:52:36 GMT 7 coming from Strasbourg Focolare Movement - International Official Website http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1124 Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:35:03 GMT Sorocaba http://genfest.org/mapmap/Sorocaba Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:18:51 GMT We are 1, we coming from Sorocaba and we say "Oi pessoal de Sorocaba! Andiamo al Genfest!" Lyon http://genfest.org/mapmap/Lyon Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:08:30 GMT 50 coming from Lyon "Do not you find yourself at the gates of Heaven with the anguish of not being able to start loving again." http://genfest.org/stepsto/Do-not-you-find-yourself-at-the-gates-of-Heaven--with-the-anguish-of-not-being-able-to-start-loving-again Mon, 23 Jul 2012 14:06:17 GMT "Do not you find yourself at the gates of Heaven  with the anguish of not being able to start loving again." (Chiara Lubich) Lancio dell'anno del Genfest in El Salvador http://genfest.org/uwsmu/Lancio-dellanno-del-Genfest-in-El-Salvador Tue, 22 May 2012 14:27:33 GMT   Con gioia vi raccontiamo che abbiamo fatto il lancio del Genfest con un SUONIAMO PER LA PACE, a Santa Tecla, una delle città più importanti, proprio in uno spazio chiamato piazza della musica. Abbiamo invitato a partecipare diversi gruppi e la band gen Mosaico, che con le canzoni dell’Opera dà quel sapore speciale… In oltre, abbiamo fatto uno stand con informazione dei Giovani per un Mondo Unit... Mondovì http://genfest.org/mapmap/Mondov Wed, 15 Feb 2012 17:27:39 GMT We are 10, we coming from Mondovì and we say "let's gooooooooooo! ;)" Kinga Jànossy (21 years old, 3rd year of Industrial Planning and design): Hungary http://genfest.org/uwtestimonies/Kinga-Jnossy-21-years-old-3rd-year-of-Industrial-Planning-and-design-Hungary Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:29:32 GMT   How did you get to know the Youth for a United World and what did you like about them?  One day my cousin invited me to go camping with her. The Youth for a United World were also there: I immediately found myself at home with them. In the past I had met many communities: with some of them I enjoyed myself a lot, but there was no seriousness, instead others were only spiritual, there was no rel... Genfest 2012: all protagonists! Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1124 Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:21:51 GMT Turin http://genfest.org/newnews/Turin Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:03:57 GMT Hi everyone! We are the youth of Piedmont and Liguria and we would like to share with you our numerous initiatives in preparation for the Genfest. We feel really charged and we have promised to give all of ourselves to make Genfest, this very important event, known in all our territory. A lot of ideas came up: from doing Crepe Nights with friends, to selling mattresses offered to us by a company ... Bilbao http://genfest.org/mapmap/Bilbao Sat, 11 Aug 2012 10:05:21 GMT 8 coming from Bilbao Ramón,Maritxu,Javier,Ana, Estitxu,Edurne,Berta,Ion,Bridge! “Nobody passes us in vain". http://genfest.org/stepsto/Nobody-passes-us-in-vain- Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:25:59 GMT “Nobody passes us in vain". (Chiara Lubich) “As you drive a motorbike, do you remember to have charity towards all?”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/As-you-drive-a-motorbike-do-you-remember-to-have-charity-towards-all- Sun, 27 May 2012 10:31:15 GMT “As you drive a motorbike, do you remember to have charity towards all?”. (Chiara Lubich) FEBRUARY: GIVE JOY http://genfest.org/stepsto/Where-there-is-no-love-put-love-and-you-will-find-love Fri, 02 Mar 2012 16:55:14 GMT FEBRUARY: GIVE JOY “Where there is no love, put love and you will find love.” St. John of the Cross GENerosity! http://genfest.org/newnews/_82 Wed, 22 Aug 2012 13:16:38 GMT   Up to now we have 79% of the expenses covered.  The following is a break-down of funds received so far. 43% from youth initiatives 3% from businesses 8% from private sources 25% from Institutions   Thanks to all those who have contributed so far! We continue to do all our part to cover the 21% that we still need.  So with only 2 weeks left, let’s not waste time in keeping our GENerosity drive m... Congo http://genfest.org/newnews/Congo_2 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 16:13:21 GMT   Even in Congo, preparations are underway for the Genfest! For many, it will be impossible to go to Budapest given the distances and costs involved. However, the whole community is set in motion so that at least two young people from their zone (from Goma to Kinshasa) can take part in this big event that will be held in the Hungarian capital from 31 August to 2 September. For all those who will ... Words have the power to build or destroy. When words are gentle and sincere they can change the world. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Words-have-the-power-to-build-or-destroy-When-words-are-gentle-and-sincere-they-can-change-the-world- Sat, 07 Apr 2012 11:41:38 GMT Words have the power to build or destroy. When words are gentle and sincere they can change the world. (Buddha) Singapore http://genfest.org/mapmap/Singapore Mon, 09 Apr 2012 01:00:28 GMT 1 coming from Singapore i'm excited :) WORLD UNITY WEEK – ZONETTA OF MANAUS http://genfest.org/uwsmu/WORLD-UNITY-WEEK--ZONETTA-OF-MANAUS Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:20:26 GMT At Manaus, with the youth for a united world we planned a programme for the whole WUW! We watched the live transmission of the opening of the WUW and then on the social networks we launched phrases and concrete activities to be put into practice during that week. On the internet, we also shared positive news, full of hope, writing about the WUW, so as to inspire people to peace and fraternity. In... Obertrum am See http://genfest.org/mapmap/Obertrum-am-See Sat, 25 Aug 2012 11:48:22 GMT 3 coming from Obertrum am See Minsk http://genfest.org/mapmap/Minsk Wed, 05 Sep 2012 05:40:32 GMT 30 coming from Minsk March: The Golden Rule http://genfest.org/stepsto/March-The-Golden-Rule Tue, 03 Apr 2012 16:13:18 GMT March: The Golden Rule   “Always treat others as you would like them to treat you: that is the law and the prophets”. (Mt 7,12) Jönköping http://genfest.org/mapmap/Jnkping Wed, 16 May 2012 11:43:42 GMT 2 coming from Jönköping We are two girls from Sweden coming to Genfest. Can't wait! Monor http://genfest.org/mapmap/Monor Sat, 01 Sep 2012 04:44:00 GMT 2 coming from Monor Madrid http://genfest.org/mapmap/Madrid Sat, 11 Aug 2012 07:45:20 GMT 1 coming from Madrid Arabo http://genfest.org/reserved/Arabo Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:04:05 GMT From Poland: Our steps towards the Genfest … http://genfest.org/newnews/From-Poland-Our-steps-towards-the-Genfest- Sat, 10 Mar 2012 16:23:41 GMT   A “special” Way of the Cross In Lublin, Poland, during Lent, the community of the Focolare Movement for ten years now have  been putting on a special Way of the Cross. This year, inspired by the motto of the Genfest – “Let’s Bridge” – we decided to prepare this event with young people of different Christian churches in our city.        We brought invitations with information on Genfest to them ... Torino http://genfest.org/mapmap/Torino_1 Wed, 15 Feb 2012 22:30:51 GMT We are 2, we coming from Torino and we say "Non vedo l'ora!!! " 1975 – 20,000 at the Palaeur Stadium of Rome speak out that “Unity is possible” http://genfest.org/historyfest/1975--20000-at-the-Palaeur-Stadium-of-Rome-speak-out-that-Unity-is-possible Wed, 07 Mar 2012 18:31:01 GMT For the first time Youth from the 5 continents are present. They are acknowledged and blessed by Paul VI who sends them forth saying “A new world is born!”.  “Let us love not in word or speech but in deed and truth”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Let-us-love-not-in-word-or-speech-but-in-deed-and-truth- Mon, 02 Jul 2012 10:06:21 GMT “Let us love not in word or speech but in deed and truth”. (1Jn 3:18) One day for Genfest! http://genfest.org/newnews/_91 Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:54:53 GMT Every 10 minutes, during the day and the night, a wave of youth arrives from all over the world. Budapest is full of colors, cultures, rhythm, in a universal language shouting: “let’s bridge!” In the Arena keep going the frenetic rhythm of the rehearsals, sound checks, cut and paste and it’s raining twits and e-mails from all who are coming here and who are following us from home. We received thi... http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:28:11 GMT Mondragone http://genfest.org/mapmap/Mondragone_1 Fri, 07 Sep 2012 20:34:27 GMT 7 coming from Mondragone PREPARING FOR GENFEST! http://genfest.org/newnews/PREPARING-FOR-GENFEST Tue, 15 May 2012 14:16:13 GMT We are doing a lot to raise money for the Genfest! The carwash came first, where we raised $317.00. But most important is that it was a great experience of unity, and we feel the whole local community living it with us. In fact we had gen 2, gen 3, volunteers, focolarine and adherents helping – working together has really made the unity grow among us all! It was also a very good opportunity to ta... Let's sign! http://genfest.org/newnews/Lets-sign_1 Sun, 02 Sep 2012 10:53:21 GMT The United World Network was launched from Budapest's Arena, a network that gathers the whole world. Each one of us constitutes an irreplacable knot that grows day by day with our commitment to live for universal brotherhood. Download the Project 's original text, the required steps and the means of diffusion on www.unitedworldproject.org. Spreading the United World Project along with our signatu... Trelew http://genfest.org/mapmap/Trelew Wed, 08 Feb 2012 16:34:10 GMT We are 1, we coming from Trelew and we say "Nos vemos en Budapest gente!!! " Launch of the Genfest in Nazareth http://genfest.org/newnews/Launch-of-the-Genfest-in-Nazareth- Mon, 05 Mar 2012 16:57:14 GMT   We thought to prepare an afternoon for young people, to meet together, talk about our Ideal and then launch the Genfest 2012. Each one got to work, taking care to invite others and of the different aspects of the program: songs, games, presentations, technical aspects…     So, on 28 January, we met in Nazareth with about 40 young people, coming from different cities and villages of Galilee, amo... Altre lingue http://genfest.org/reserved/Altre-lingue_1 Tue, 03 Apr 2012 16:32:13 GMT israel http://genfest.org/mapmap/israel Sun, 17 Jun 2012 13:20:18 GMT 2 coming from israel Ushuaia http://genfest.org/mapmap/Ushuaia Sun, 26 Aug 2012 22:19:56 GMT 1 coming from Ushuaia Holy Land Day 3 http://genfest.org/newnews/Holy-Land-Day-3 Fri, 26 Apr 2013 19:21:54 GMT A full morning of sharing at the University of Bethlehem: a workshop on reconciliation and peace! Fraternity lived in daily life, hidden to most people, is the focus of the conversation held with about 200 young people present at the Souborn Hall. The university itself is a striking example: its classes are composed by Christians and Muslims in peaceful coexistence, even though aware of their div... Bielefeld http://genfest.org/mapmap/Bielefeld Fri, 22 Jun 2012 08:40:18 GMT 1 coming from Bielefeld I'm so happy, I got everything for the trip! See you! Brand with guidelines http://genfest.org/reserved/Brand-with-guidelines_2 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:53:08 GMT “Try to love those presently close to you in your life and you will discover new strength not known before in your soul: it will give new meaning to your life and answer many questions”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Try-to-love-those-presently-close-to-you-in-your-life-and-you-will-discover-new-strength-not-known-before-in-your-soul-it-will-give-new-meaning-to-your-life-and-answer-many-questions- Fri, 30 Mar 2012 14:18:56 GMT “Try to love those presently close to you in your life and you will discover new strength not known before in your soul: it will give new meaning to your life and answer many questions”. (Chiara Lubich, Essential Writings) Manfredonia http://genfest.org/mapmap/Manfredonia Mon, 27 Aug 2012 04:23:53 GMT 1 coming from Manfredonia START UP!!! FRIDAY, AUGUST 31 - DECK SPORTARENA http://genfest.org/newnews/_77 Sat, 14 Jul 2012 08:21:31 GMT START UP - Can you sing, dance, mime, juggle, or play an instrument? Would you like to present your talents in the Genfest program?!   We are launching the START UP organization, an open stage that will kick off Genfest 2012, where you will be the protagonist!   You have the opportunity on Friday afternoon in the "open stage" program outside the sports arena to perform either as an individual or ... Stockholm, Sweden http://genfest.org/mapmap/Stockholm-Sweden Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:00:37 GMT 6 coming from Stockholm, Sweden We are all looking forward to join you in these great event! Elche, Spain http://genfest.org/mapmap/Elche-Spain Wed, 08 Feb 2012 16:31:49 GMT We are 1, we coming from Elche, Spain and we say "Ci vediamo a Budapest!!!" Vecsés http://genfest.org/mapmap/Vecss Sun, 02 Sep 2012 12:01:21 GMT 2 coming from Vecsés The genfest was great!!! Video e foto http://genfest.org/reserved/Video-e-foto Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:05:26 GMT Trbonje http://genfest.org/mapmap/Trbonje- Tue, 24 Jul 2012 15:56:03 GMT 22 coming from Trbonje echi della trasmissione internet http://genfest.org/reserved/echi-della-trasmissione-internet Tue, 09 Oct 2012 07:40:37 GMT 'Oriental JO' Band - Jordan http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1124 Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:22:40 GMT Partners http://genfest.org/Partners/Teamdev Fri, 24 Aug 2012 05:59:09 GMT Are you ready to go? http://genfest.org/newnews/Are-you-ready-to-go Tue, 03 Jul 2012 16:09:39 GMT Are you ready for the Genfest? An interview with three youths, protagonists in the worldwide event, uniting 12000 youths in Hungary, from the 31st August to 2nd September. Why are you participating in the Genfest? Leandro: “It has always been my dream to participate at the Genfest. Finally, this dream can become a reality. I wish to make history and say: I was there too.” Paola: “I am convinced t... Document fonts http://genfest.org/reserved/Document-fonts Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:41:47 GMT “We have passed from death to life because we love our brothers”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/We-have-passed-from-death-to-life-because-we-love-our-brothers- Thu, 31 May 2012 14:10:46 GMT “We have passed from death to life because we love our brothers”. (1Jn 3:14) New Zeland http://genfest.org/mapmap/New-Zeland Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:42:50 GMT 1 coming from New Zeland "Time is like a runaway train and we are the passengers. It is pointless for us to move up and down on the train to arrive earlier. Time, like the train, moves by itself. Our role is to live completely in the present ". http://genfest.org/stepsto/Time-is-like-a-runaway-train-and-we-are-the-passengers-It-is-pointless-for-us-to-move-up-and-down-on-the-train-to-arrive-earlier-Time-like-the-train-moves-by-itself-Our-role-is-to-live-completely-in-the-present--_1 Mon, 06 Aug 2012 06:24:53 GMT "Time is like a runaway train and we are the passengers. It is pointless for us to move up and down on the train to arrive earlier. Time, like the train, moves by itself. Our role is to live completely in the present ". (Chiara Lubich) Budapest http://genfest.org/budapest/Budapest_3 Fri, 10 Feb 2012 17:45:36 GMT   Budapest, the capital of Hungary is one of the jewels of the Danube, a city that throughout the centuries shows to be a perfect bridge between Eastern and Western Europe.     The current Budapest was created in 1873 by the union of these 3 cities, Buda, Obuda and Pest. The first two are positioned on the western bank of the river, the third on the eastern bank. 20% of the Hungarian population l... «Love is an enthusiastic but difficult adventure because it demands the constant effort of the one who loves to transform the desire to receive into that of giving».«Love is an enthusiastic but difficult adventure because it demands the constant effort of http://genfest.org/stepsto/Love-is-an-enthusiastic-but-difficult-adventure-because-it-demands-the-constant-effort-of-the-one-who-loves-to-transform-the-desire-to-receive-into-that-of-givingLove-is-an-enthusiastic-but-difficult-adventure-because-it-demands-the-constant-effort-of-the- Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:01:50 GMT   «Love is an enthusiastic but difficult adventure because it demands the constant effort of the one who loves to transform the desire to receive into that of giving». (Michel Quoist - Parole del cuore, pag 39).   New York http://genfest.org/mapmap/New-York Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:15:09 GMT 50 coming from New York And we can't wait to be there with everyone! «We should also turn our life into a wonderful garden and transform our sufferings and sadness into beautiful flowers that make the garden of our life even more marvellous». http://genfest.org/stepsto/We-should-also-turn-our-life-into-a-wonderful-garden-and-transform-our-sufferings-and-sadness-into-beautiful-flowers-that-make-the-garden-of-our-life-even-more-marvellous- Thu, 01 Mar 2012 15:48:48 GMT «We should also turn our life into a wonderful garden and transform our sufferings and sadness into beautiful flowers that make the garden of our life even more marvellous». (Maria Orsola Bussone, gen serva di Dio) Who we are http://genfest.org/uwwhoweare/Who-are-we_3 Wed, 08 Feb 2012 18:26:36 GMT   We are the “Youth for a United World” of the , founded by  in Trent, 1943.    Our characteristic is universality: in fact, we come from all the 5 continents and we are from different ethnicities, nationalities and cultures. We belong to various Christian denominations, different religions and some of us do not profess a religious belief, but they all have very high human values. We are aged bet... Latvija, Riga http://genfest.org/mapmap/Latvija-Riga Wed, 08 Feb 2012 21:06:00 GMT We are 2, we coming from Latvija, Riga and we say "♥♥♥" Novelties in the Genfest website http://genfest.org/newnews/Novelties-in-the-Genfest-website Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:24:04 GMT   The new Genfest website will be online on Feb. 7th: let’s bridge! The set up and content have been renewed. In fact, within the website – in addition to the venue of the event, how to register, articles, experiences and news – there is also the Genfest Press page: a space dedicated to journalists, with downloadable press-releases and contacts. We have worked on this project with many people thr... «Love is the only thing that increases when we share it with others». http://genfest.org/stepsto/Love-is-the-only-thing-that-increases-when-we-share-it-with-others- Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:07:11 GMT «Love is the only thing that increases when we share it with others» (Ricarda Huch, 1864-1947, in W. Muhls, 365 Pensieri sull’amore, Ed. Paoline, Milano 1996 cit da Chiara Lubich, Santità di Popolo, Città Nuova, Roma 2001, p.88) Londrina, Brazil http://genfest.org/mapmap/Londrina-Brazil Wed, 08 Feb 2012 18:13:59 GMT We are 5, we coming from Londrina, Brazil and we say "" Torino http://genfest.org/mapmap/Torino Fri, 10 Feb 2012 13:48:03 GMT We are 3, we coming from Torino and we say "" All ahead for Budapest! http://genfest.org/newnews/Adelante-con-todo-para-Budapest Thu, 10 May 2012 08:44:55 GMT What’s news from the French-speaking Switzerland? Today, only 3 months separate us from the Genfest, and yet the Youth for a United World have already made progress! In effect, more than a customary appointment, the international festival of the youth appears to most, as a point of arrival. This is fulfilled by all according to their possibilities and how they have contributed. And so Switzerland... Boston http://genfest.org/mapmap/Boston Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:23:38 GMT 5 coming from Boston Mumbai http://genfest.org/mapmap/Mumbai_1 Sat, 18 Aug 2012 01:51:13 GMT 52 coming from Mumbai Press Release n.1: At the start of the Genfest year May 1st 2012 – May 1st 2013 http://genfest.org/pressreleases/Press-Release-n1-At-the-start-of-the-Genfest-year-May-1st-2012--May-1st-2013 Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:22:35 GMT “React against certain impulses that urge us to condemn without pity: we have to know how to forgive and forget”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/React-against-certain-impulses-that-urge-us-to-condemn-without-pity-we-have-to-know-how-to-forgive-and-forget- Wed, 11 Apr 2012 14:27:57 GMT “React against certain impulses that urge us to condemn without pity: we have to know how to forgive and forget”. (Chiara Lubich, Costruire sulla roccia, p.119) On the Wave of Genfest 2012 http://genfest.org/pressindex/In-the-Wake-of-Genfest-2012 Fri, 21 Dec 2012 09:37:53 GMT 7  September 2012 An Audience with the Pope.   Figures  about  social networks. When the Genfest in Budapest was over,  1700  young people  who took part in it,   proceeded  to  visit the Focolare Centre in Rome.   Originating from  41 countries outside Europe,  they  took the opportunity  of  travelling to Europe   to go deeper into the values  that inspired the Genfest.   Last Wednesday they  h... “For we all share the same need for love, it is possible to consider anyone we meet, in all circumstances, as a brother or sister”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/For-we-all-share-the-same-need-for-love-it-is-possible-to-consider-anyone-we-meet-in-all-circumstances-as-a-brother-or-sister- Mon, 07 May 2012 14:44:09 GMT “For we all share the same need for love, it is possible to consider anyone we meet, in all circumstances, as a brother or sister”. (Dalai Lama) “Life is a unique opportunity given to us to love”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Life-is-a-unique-opportunity-given-to-us-to-love- Thu, 10 May 2012 09:21:59 GMT “Life is a unique opportunity given to us to love”. (Igino  Giordani – Foco) Magyarország, Sülysáp http://genfest.org/mapmap/Magyarorszg-Slysp Wed, 01 Aug 2012 09:09:25 GMT 15 coming from Magyarország, Sülysáp “You are not a believer until you desire for your neighbour that which you desire for yourself”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/-You-are-not-a-believer-until-you-desire-for-your-neighbour-that-which-you-desire-for-yourself- Wed, 28 Mar 2012 14:32:53 GMT  “You are not a believer until you desire for your neighbour that which you desire for yourself”. (Islam, Propher Muhammad, in H. Kung-K.J. Declaration for World Religions, Rizzoli, Milan 1995, pp78-79). New video on the story of Genfest http://genfest.org/newnews/New-video-on-the-story-of-Genfest Thu, 01 Mar 2012 08:38:46 GMT 6 days to Genfest http://genfest.org/newnews/6-days-to-Genfest Fri, 24 Aug 2012 18:33:01 GMT   It is very tough to say what everyone is feeling here. A kind of magic atmosphere. Everyone, even if tired as the day wears on, is working hard and doing their best in different activity: sing, music, conduction and, very soon, dance. All of them are joined by one desire: to live an experience of universal brotherhood, to create true and authentic relationships building a bridge toward the othe... WORKING FOR BUDAPEST http://genfest.org/newnews/WORKING-FOR-BUDAPEST_1 Thu, 19 Jul 2012 10:14:47 GMT   At Loppiano (Florence) rehearsals have begun for a few items for Budapest!   One time, one body... in Harmony! This is the thrill being lived during the days of practice, the sensation of being among so many... 87 boys and girls from all the continents but with a heart that beats as one. To be lost in this sight has been a unique adventure, it’s like having visited all these countries, to have ... Christmas on the street http://genfest.org/uwgmuactions/World-United-Actions-or-Fragments-of-brotherhood Wed, 08 Feb 2012 18:29:12 GMT Nicolas, on behalf of all the Youth for a United World of Santiago (Chile): "One hundred youth were involved in the “Navidad en la calle” (Christmas on the street): an activity that we have been doing for some years now with street people in the neighbourhoods of Yungay and Brasile…. And this time we celebrated Christmas together with them right on December 25th.   The Word of Life prepared our h... The Gen Movement http://genfest.org/presscards/The-Gen-Movement Sat, 24 Mar 2012 11:09:42 GMT Dos Hermanas http://genfest.org/mapmap/Dos-Hermanas Mon, 10 Sep 2012 13:34:52 GMT 1 coming from Dos Hermanas “Love them one by one, like if I’m loving Jesus in them, trying to make ‘myself one’…”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Love-them-one-by-one-like-if-Im-loving-Jesus-in-them-trying-to-make-myself-one- Wed, 20 Jun 2012 10:32:35 GMT “Love them one by one, like if I’m loving Jesus in them, trying to make ‘myself one’…”. (Santa, Scorese) "In the evening of life we will be judged on love." http://genfest.org/stepsto/In-the-evening-of-life-we-will-be-judged-on-love Wed, 25 Jul 2012 15:06:17 GMT "In the evening of life we will be judged on love." (John of the Cross) Promo Brochure - File http://genfest.org/reserved/Promo-Brochure--File Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:06:43 GMT 1973 – Loppiano (Florence) http://genfest.org/historyfest/1973--Loppiano-Florence Wed, 07 Mar 2012 18:30:45 GMT 8,000 youth from all over Europe meet together achieving what would then become the first Genfest in history. The title was: “People with a global vision who overcome all barriers.” pakistan http://genfest.org/mapmap/pakistan_1 Tue, 05 Jun 2012 17:28:44 GMT 2 coming from pakistan Ecuador http://genfest.org/mapmap/Ecuador Wed, 04 Apr 2012 15:00:00 GMT 4 coming from Ecuador "So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will take care of itself. Each day has its own troubles. " http://genfest.org/stepsto/So-do-not-worry-about-tomorrow-for-tomorrow-will-take-care-of-itself-Each-day-has-its-own-troubles- Wed, 29 Aug 2012 11:35:05 GMT "So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will take care of itself. Each day has its own troubles. " (Matthew 6:34) vicenza http://genfest.org/mapmap/vicenza Sat, 21 Apr 2012 21:19:16 GMT 30 coming from vicenza Hello to all from Budapest! http://genfest.org/newnews/Hello-to-all-from-Budapest Wed, 22 Aug 2012 13:18:03 GMT   We are now in the final stages of the preparations for Genfest. Worldwide musicians, singers, dancers, presenters, technicians and those who will share experiences are gathering in this wonderful city for the last rehearsals. We arrived by train, bus and plane overcoming various difficulties, the group is growing every day: today, on the campus which hosts us, we are over 100 already in full sw... Let’s Bridge Talents Show http://genfest.org/newnews/Lets-Bridge-Talents-Show Thu, 31 May 2012 14:23:32 GMT Hi, greetings from Mariapolis Piero! BRIDGE with talents! This was the title of our Let’s Bridge Talents Show event that took place at Mariapolis Piero on Sunday May 27, the second step of our “Genfest’s work in progress” toward Budapest 2012. 152 youth took part in the event. Following the 3 forums we organized last month in order to understand how we can BRIDGE with all in our various environme... catalao, goias http://genfest.org/mapmap/catalao-goias Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:47:43 GMT 70 coming from catalao, goias "Do not wait for time as time will not wait for you". http://genfest.org/stepsto/Do-not-wait-for-time-as-time-will-not-wait-for-you Mon, 20 Aug 2012 17:14:33 GMT "Do not wait for time as time will not wait for you". (Catherine of Siena) Let’s bridge! Zero hour to Genfest 2012 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1127 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:27:37 GMT Budapest, August 31, 2012 On this afternoon, in the “bridge city”, theater and ideal frames of the event start. 12000 youth are gathered at Budapest and in some hours are going to kick off the Genfest 2012. Connected in their countries, many people will follow the event through a world direct satellite television, shot by 4 national and regional television, one live streaming in 8 languages (http... kamias, quezon city, philippines http://genfest.org/mapmap/kamias-quezon-city-philippines Sun, 22 Apr 2012 04:58:19 GMT 2 coming from kamias, quezon city, philippines see you at the Genfest! "It's never too late to be what you should be." http://genfest.org/stepsto/Its-never-too-late-to-be-what-you-should-be- Tue, 10 Jul 2012 14:21:02 GMT "It's never too late to be what you should be." (George Eliot) Venezuela http://genfest.org/mapmap/Venezuela- Mon, 30 Apr 2012 22:43:13 GMT 24 coming from Venezuela Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany http://genfest.org/mapmap/NordrheinWestfalen-Germany Sat, 25 Aug 2012 14:17:23 GMT 58 coming from Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany warsaw http://genfest.org/mapmap/warsaw Thu, 09 Feb 2012 07:31:14 GMT We are 50, we coming from warsaw and we say "From Poland we will be much more! We still bridge!" Hello to everyone from Slovakia!!! http://genfest.org/newnews/_64 Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:19:29 GMT First of all we greet you all! And we would like to thank you for all that you are doing! We wanted to communicate some news of our little activities that we are doing here in Slovakia. We also feel that step by step we are getting closer to our Genfest! Visiting the parishes Divided into small groups we went to the parishes of Trebišov, Lipany and Kavečany to present the Genfest. At Trebišov the... 1 Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1106 Wed, 02 May 2012 15:37:32 GMT Dos Hermanas http://genfest.org/mapmap/Dos-Hermanas_1 Mon, 10 Sep 2012 13:35:42 GMT 1 coming from Dos Hermanas "What to do with your past? Put it in God's mercy And the future? Wait for it to become the present to live it fully. " http://genfest.org/stepsto/Cosa-fare-del-proprio-passato-Metterlo-nella-misericordia-di-Dio-E-del-futuro-Attendere-che-diventi-presente-per-viverlo-con-pienezza- Wed, 22 Aug 2012 12:45:43 GMT "What to do with your past? Put it in God's mercy And the future? Wait for it to become the present to live it fully. " (Chiara Lubich) 2012 May 9 Rome Reports: "Focolare Youth meet in Italy to talk about economic crisis and social issues" http://genfest.org/presspress/2012-May-9-Rome-Reports-Focolare-Youth-meet-in-Italy-to-talk-about-economic-crisis-and-social-issues Thu, 10 May 2012 17:26:40 GMT Rome Reports - TV News Agency "Everyone wants to change the world, but nobody wants to change himself ..." http://genfest.org/stepsto/Everyone-wants-to-change-the-world-but-nobody-wants-to-change-himself-- Fri, 20 Jul 2012 23:30:30 GMT "Everyone wants to change the world, but nobody wants to change himself ..." (Leone Tolstoy) 2012 Sep 2: UNESCO: “Genfest 2012″ http://genfest.org/presspress/2012-Sep-2-UNESCO-Genfest-2012 Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:37:13 GMT Diary of the President of the General Conference DAY 1: Star up & concert http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1132 Sat, 01 Sep 2012 06:14:15 GMT SportArena, at 3 p.m. The householder youths fromEastern Europe receive the 12.000 participants with stands that show their hospitality tradition with stands and there are also some artistic performances.    It is the first time, since its first edition, in 1973, that Genfest leavesItalyand lands at Budapest. At 7:30 p.m., punctual, the program in SportAréna start. Initial greetings of the three ... lisboa http://genfest.org/mapmap/lisboa Mon, 20 Aug 2012 17:15:09 GMT 50 coming from lisboa Atlanta http://genfest.org/mapmap/Atlanta Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:19:38 GMT 5 coming from Atlanta Will be there! Concerto Genfest 2012 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1132 Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:48:58 GMT Brotherhood explodes in a contagious rhythm! http://genfest.org/newnews/Brotherhood-explodes-in-a-contagious-rhythm Sat, 18 Aug 2012 05:51:17 GMT 16 countries, 9 bands, various music genres, voices, guitars, talents… all come together, getting us dancing to a harmonious sound of brotherhood! ONE is the official Genfest CD! Listen to the songs in mp3, find the lyrics in the digital songbook, 'tune' into the guitar chords and amplify the rhythm of a world that is becoming more united! ONE contains the official Genfest songs including extra m... Rocca di Papa http://genfest.org/mapmap/Rocca-di-Papa Fri, 06 Jul 2012 07:53:29 GMT 3 coming from Rocca di Papa We couldn't miss the Genfest! “Garage Sale” for the Genfest at Amman http://genfest.org/newnews/Garage-Sale-for-the-Genfest-at-Amman- Wed, 15 Feb 2012 17:26:44 GMT   A clear idea: “we want to be part of Genfest 2012” drove the Youth for a United World (YUW) of Amman, Jordan, to hold a “Garage Sale” on November 4 - 5, 2011, in order to raise funds for their participation in the event. One of them recounts: “The first step was to collect clothes, electrical appliances and those things which are extra for us.”    During the collection period they spoke of this... Zurich, Switzerland http://genfest.org/mapmap/Zurich-Switzerland Mon, 27 Aug 2012 08:16:11 GMT 40 coming from Zurich, Switzerland budapest http://genfest.org/mapmap/budapest_5 Fri, 27 Jul 2012 11:41:51 GMT 54 coming from budapest June 2012 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:24:14 GMT Genfest 2012 “Let’s bridge”: all protagonists! http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1124 Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:33:59 GMT   Budapest (Hungary) – August 31 – September 2, 2012 A network of thousands of young people at the Zero Hour. 12,000 present in Budapest. Link-up with New Zealand, Indonesia and Sweden. Live on television. Internet live streaming. Mounting traffic on social networks. There is great anticipation a week before the Genfest. The youth of the Focolare have been working for more than a year on all the ... Promo Card - File http://genfest.org/reserved/Promo-Card--File Fri, 27 Apr 2012 06:43:51 GMT Gela, Italia http://genfest.org/mapmap/Gela-Italia Mon, 30 Jul 2012 15:23:30 GMT 10 coming from Gela, Italia We are jumping out of our skin!!! Brazil Paraí Rio grande do Sul http://genfest.org/mapmap/Brazil-Para-Rio-grande-do-Sul_2 Wed, 21 Mar 2012 22:09:43 GMT We are 16, we coming from Brazil Paraí Rio grande do Sul and we say "" Mandaluyong, Manila, Philippines http://genfest.org/mapmap/Mandaluyong-Manila-Philippines Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:14:01 GMT 1 coming from Mandaluyong, Manila, Philippines MABUHAY ! Ci vediamo e let's BRIDGE ! ! ! (n_n) cartella numero 1 http://genfest.org//cartella-numero-1 Fri, 09 Mar 2012 10:01:12 GMT Press Release n.6: Genfest 2012, all protagonists! http://genfest.org/pressreleases/Press-Release-n6-Genfest-2012-all-protagonists Fri, 24 Aug 2012 08:13:45 GMT logo http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1104 Tue, 01 May 2012 14:15:13 GMT Flashmob in the centre of Pisa http://genfest.org/newnews/Flashmob-in-the-centre-of-Pisa Wed, 07 Mar 2012 17:58:57 GMT   Also Pisa followed in the footsteps of the young people of Budapest with a Flashmob in the centre of the city on the ‘di Mezzo’ Bridge. The Youth for a United World met on Friday, March 17th at 2pm with a camera and a banner in hand!! With the excuse of taking a photo they attracted the attention of those passing-by and invited them for a photo. “LET’S BRIDGE” has already started with this real... “Forgiving is an act of will and of understanding, so it’s an act of freedom. It means accepting the other as they are, notwithstanding the hurt they caused us, like God accepts us sinners with all our defects”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/Forgiving-is-an-act-of-will-and-of-understanding-so-its-an-act-of-freedom-It-means-accepting-the-other-as-they-are-notwithstanding-the-hurt-they-caused-us-like-God-accepts-us-sinners-with-all-our-defects Mon, 16 Apr 2012 16:41:55 GMT “Forgiving is an act of will and of understanding, so it’s an act of freedom. It means accepting the other as they are, notwithstanding the hurt they caused us, like God accepts us sinners with all our defects”. (Chiara Lubich, Costruire sulla roccia, p.56) June 2012, the Genfest takes shape Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:21:13 GMT Ptení http://genfest.org/mapmap/Pten Sat, 21 Apr 2012 20:53:56 GMT 1 coming from Ptení youpiii! genfest! ZöldGomb band (Green Button) http://genfest.org/newnews/ZldGomb-band-Green-Button Thu, 19 Apr 2012 10:25:22 GMT "A step. An act for the other. A small effort. A decision. Give a bit of yourself A new culture, a culture of giving. A road, that if you walk, You become Who you would really want to be... " We are ZöldGomb band (Green Button). With the concert on March 11th, we started our tour "One Step", organized not only to present our last record, but also to deliver the invitation of GenFest to as many yo... “We are all committed to creating new relationships, based on the gospel, with each person, and I assure you it is a wonderful thing, a true experience of God. Try it yourself”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/We-are-all-committed-to-creating-new-relationships-based-on-the-gospel-with-each-person-and-I-assure-you-it-is-a-wonderful-thing-a-true-experience-of-God-Try-it-yourself- Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:26:52 GMT “We are all committed to creating new relationships, based on the gospel, with each person, and I assure you it is a wonderful thing, a true experience of God. Try it yourself”. (Maria Orsola Bussone) «And your joy shall be complete» http://genfest.org/stepsto/And-your-joy-shall-be-complete Thu, 01 Mar 2012 15:52:43 GMT «And your joy shall be complete». (John 16:23) Al via l'anno del Genfest Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1102 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:16:58 GMT Genfest 2012: DAY 2 – morning http://genfest.org/pressindex/Genfest-2012-DAY-2--morning Sat, 01 Sep 2012 15:15:07 GMT September 1, 2012 Rainy night inBudapest. The cloudy and cold morning brings thoughts about the rally and flashmob scheduled for the night in the center of the city. However, for the 12,000 young people, that moment is still far. 10:30 a.m. The program starts at SportAréna. The speeches, songs, choreography, in a variety of sounds, colors and movements, go through the metaphor of building a bridg... Press Sheets http://genfest.org/reserved/Press-Sheets_1 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:26:38 GMT For a World United http://genfest.org/uwyfuw/World-United-Actions-or-Fragments-of-brotherhood_1 Tue, 07 Feb 2012 11:20:07 GMT World United Actions or "Fragments of brotherhood" For us Y4UW, the “Fragments of brotherhood” have a special importance. They are permanent projects in the social field in favour of the most needy, like street children, homeless people, lonely elders, prisoners, immigrants: everything that our 'creativity' may suggest to heal the wounds of our society.     Humanitarian Emergencies First of all, ... francese http://genfest.org/reserved/francese_1 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 15:35:00 GMT Guadalajara, Mexico http://genfest.org/mapmap/Guadalajara-Mexico Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:09:28 GMT We are 1, we coming from Guadalajara, Mexico and we say "siii!!!genfest 2012!!!una realidad que contruimos juntos!!ci vediamo!!" Belgium http://genfest.org/mapmap/Belgium Tue, 28 Aug 2012 13:29:31 GMT 58 coming from Belgium titolo di prova2 Materiali http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1107 Wed, 02 May 2012 15:37:33 GMT Bronx, NY http://genfest.org/mapmap/Bronx-NY Sat, 14 Apr 2012 04:07:30 GMT 1 coming from Bronx, NY Inglese http://genfest.org/reserved/Inglese Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:07:46 GMT Kinshasa Genfest! http://genfest.org/newnews/Il-Genfest-di-Kinshasa Tue, 28 Aug 2012 06:31:59 GMT   Also here in Congo, the preparations for the Kinshasa Genfest are proceeding!!! Like everywhere else in the world we are living a great experience of joy! By now, twice a week we meet to organize everything. In each one we notice a great spirit of donation for this event. Last weekend (18 – 19 August) all the actors of the Genfest met together for a first rehearsal. Providence surely arrived: f... Logo SMU / UWV / EVH http://genfest.org/reserved/Logo-SMU--UWV--EVH Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:57:37 GMT tokyo http://genfest.org/mapmap/tokyo Sun, 29 Apr 2012 06:27:35 GMT 25 coming from tokyo we are happy to see all of you! Fridate http://genfest.org/uwgmuactions/Fridate Thu, 10 May 2012 08:50:48 GMT “Let’s Bridge” is not only the title of Genfest, but is above all an imperative and is already in action! The Youth for a United World in Zurich decided to organize a meeting every Friday, called  “Fridate”, joining the English words ‘Friday’ and ‘date’. It provides an opportunity to gather and invite many youth to ask themselves what it really means to build bridges. For the next fridate  on Apr... Trento http://genfest.org/mapmap/Trento Tue, 04 Sep 2012 07:37:23 GMT 98 coming from Trento 1 Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1106 Wed, 02 May 2012 15:37:32 GMT “Do not let someone come to you and go away without being happy” http://genfest.org/stepsto/Do-not-let-someone-come-to-you-and-go-away-without-being-happy Mon, 25 Jun 2012 18:54:20 GMT “Do not let someone come to you and go away without being happy”. (Mother Teresa of Calcutta) 2012 Jun 20: “Budapest to host Genfest 2012 youth festival” - Caboodle.hu - The Hungarian Portal http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:48:19 GMT Life, Love, light - A message of light from the Marche region (Italy) http://genfest.org/newnews/Life-Love-light--A-message-of-light-from-the-Marche-region-Italy Tue, 24 Jul 2012 15:27:19 GMT   In preparation for Genfest 2012 in Budapest, the Focolare Movement promoted a regional meeting for young people on July 21in Porto S. Elpidio. 250 youth signed up for the event, which took the form of a festival which launched a message of fraternity and peace, based on life experiences which are already underway around the region. It was open to the public and coincided with the festivities fo... Media Technical Information http://genfest.org/presscards/MediaTechnicalInformation Fri, 24 Aug 2012 12:40:24 GMT Technical information for use by professionals of social communication. Information on the availability of images online and on Social networks; technical data for satellite and internet transmissions. medellin http://genfest.org/mapmap/medellin Sat, 19 May 2012 18:47:31 GMT 15 coming from medellin A rose for Africa http://genfest.org/uwafrica/To-pay-off-a-debt Tue, 07 Feb 2012 16:01:22 GMT "Saint George (or better Sant Jordi), Barcelona, is a popular and festive place. This town is named after the patron saint of Catalonia and is famous for selling books and roses. We, the Y4UW, spent the day of 23 April to raise funds for a project to build a bridge designed by Y4UW of Man, Ivory Coast. We set up a stall in the street and managed to sell about 300 roses, showing the pictures and s... São José dos Campos http://genfest.org/mapmap/So-Jos-dos-Campos Sat, 05 May 2012 01:42:49 GMT 7 coming from São José dos Campos São José dos Campos no GENFEST! Let's Bridge! Mogi das Cruzes http://genfest.org/mapmap/Mogi-das-Cruzes Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:59:19 GMT We are 3, we coming from Mogi das Cruzes and we say "" “Let’s bridge competition” http://genfest.org/newnews/-Lets-bridge-competition Mon, 16 Apr 2012 15:20:19 GMT     “Let’s bridge competition” is the title of the initiative that the Youth for a United World of Lombardy have just launched on Facebook! It is a photography and writing (poetry and prose) contest open to all young people from 17 to 30 years of age, of any nationality. At stake are three participation fees (inclusive of board and lodging) to the Genfest 2012 in Budapest. There will be one winne... Manila, Philippines: We too work and live for the Genfest! http://genfest.org/newnews/Manila-Philippines-We-too-work-and-live-for-the-Genfest Fri, 02 Mar 2012 17:21:17 GMT   Last November we decided to dedicate to the Genfest an evening of songs and mini-performances. Originally the income was intended for the Genfest; since an urgent need for the local church came across, we donated everything for the National Youth Day. The "joy of giving" was great.   During the Christmas season, we were able to raise some money by singing Christmas carols in different houses. W... genfest2 http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1101 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:53:26 GMT JUNE: Experience the other http://genfest.org/stepsto/JUNE-Experience-the-other- Tue, 03 Jul 2012 07:22:47 GMT JUNE: Experience the other “If you are silent, be silent out of love. If you speak, speak out of love. If you correct, correct out of love. If you forgive, forgive out of love”. (St. Augustine) 2012 Sep 3: "Thousands of youngsters seek united, peaceful world in Budapest" - Sight Magazine (Australia) http://genfest.org/presspress/2012-Sep-3-BosNewsLife--Thousands-of-youngsters-seek-united-peaceful-world-in-Budapest Tue, 11 Sep 2012 15:20:07 GMT by STEFAN J BOS “We should not behave with others in a way that is unpleasant to ourselves: this is the essence of morality”. http://genfest.org/stepsto/We-should-not-behave-with-others-in-a-way-that-is-unpleasant-to-ourselves-this-is-the-essence-of-morality- Wed, 14 Mar 2012 15:34:59 GMT “We should not behave with others in a way that is unpleasant to ourselves: this is the essence of morality”. (Hinduism, Mahabharata 13, 148.8) Communication http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1112 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:46:22 GMT For the experts of social communications, the online crediting is available in the Press Area of the Genfest website, at the address Specific channels for the press are active on Twitter in Italian, English and Spanish. There will be a press conference in Budapest on August 28th, also transmitted in live streaming on the internet. During the days of the event, in addition to the press notes, ther... Burgos http://genfest.org/mapmap/Burgos Sat, 25 Aug 2012 08:44:47 GMT 10 coming from Burgos RIO GRANDE http://genfest.org/mapmap/RIO-GRANDE- Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:37:04 GMT 3 coming from RIO GRANDE Genfest 2012: DAY 2 – afternoon http://genfest.org/pressindex/Genfest-2012-DAY-2--afternoon Sat, 01 Sep 2012 18:38:18 GMT September 1, 2012 At 3:30 p.m., fed on the typical Hungarian Káposzta, the 12,000 participants continue to build what  they started this morning. Finishing to build the bridge is the next step. As an image of unity, it goes through concrete actions in every quotidian ambient. Without forgetting what is the key that makes the bridge arch not to fall: to love also when there is pain. Some Italian y... THE ARENA: Getting there, Parking http://genfest.org/arena/_19 Fri, 18 May 2012 16:53:01 GMT GETTING THERE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT   • Metro 2 - Stadionok station • Tram 1 - Kerepesi úti station • Buses: 35, 90 • Trolley buses: 75, 80 GETTING THERE BY AIR, TRAIN, BUS From Déli train station: Metro 2, Stadionok From Nyugati train station: M3 - Deák tér - M2 - Stadionok From Keleti train station: M2 - Stadionok Népliget bus station: 1-es villamos - Kerepesi út station Árpád híd bus station: 1-... Al via l'anno del Genfest Commenti http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1102 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:16:58 GMT Fray Luis Beltran, Santa Fe http://genfest.org/mapmap/Fray-Luis-Beltran-Santa-Fe Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:02:27 GMT We are 1, we coming from Fray Luis Beltran, Santa Fe and we say "GENFEST 2012! Alla voyyy!!! DESTINO: Hungria!!!" Milan, Italy http://genfest.org/mapmap/Milan-Italy Sun, 26 Aug 2012 17:09:47 GMT 8 coming from Milan, Italy logo http://genfest.org/_SMPR_1132 Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:52:30 GMT New South Wales, AUSTRALIA http://genfest.org/mapmap/New-South-Wales-AUSTRALIA Wed, 20 Jun 2012 22:26:37 GMT 5 coming from New South Wales, AUSTRALIA 2012 Sep 5: CULTURE.HU - Budapest Hosts 10th Genfest http://genfest.org/presspress/2012-Sep-5-Budapest-Hosts-10th-Genfest--CULTUREHU Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:26:34 GMT Chiara Luce and the Genfest http://genfest.org/newnews/Chiara-Luce-and-the-Genfest Wed, 16 May 2012 14:58:47 GMT The Genfest in Budapest is almost here… four months to go! In 1990 there was one in Rome. It had a particular supporter, Chiara Badano, a young 18 year old girl that had cancer. She had been looking forward to it but couldn’t be physically present at the event due to the advanced state of the illness. However, she followed it from a distance with a special passion! Chiara knew the Youth for a Uni...