Genfest 2012 “let’s bridge”
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
- Erzsébet tér, Hungary
20:00 – 22:00 show Gen Rosso
Friday 31st August
10:00 Reception at Parliament (at invitation)
14:30 – 17:30 Start-Up: opening feast on the Sport Arena deck area:
Expo presenting Eastern European countries.
Artistic performances and sport activities
17:45 Dinner on the Sport Arena deck area
19:30 – 22:00 Programme in the Sport Arena:
Hungarian “Youth for a United World” welcome all the Genfest participants.
Official greetings from the civil and religious Hungarian authorities
Artistic evening presented by young musicians from the five continents
Saturday 1st September
09:30 – 12:30 1st part of the programme: “Let’s bridge” in the Sport Arena.
The programme unfolds on the basis of a metaphor: the construction of a bridge. Each bridge corresponds to a relationship with another person.
Young people who are committed to universal brotherhood, share their reflections and testimonies on how to build bridges, alternating these moments with choreographies and songs.
12:30 – 14:30 Lunch on the Sport Arena deck area, accompanied by recreational activities
15:30 – 17:00 2nd part of the programme: “Let’s bridge”
The programme continues with the final phases of the ‘bridge building’ metaphor.
A talk from Maria Voce, President of the Focolare Movement, on Universal Brotherhood
Launching of the “United World Project” and operation “Sharing with Africa”
17:30 Departure from the Sport Arena towards the Chain Bridge
22:10 Flash mob on the Chain Bridge
22.30 End of programme
Sunday 2nd September
09:15 – 12:00 Liturgical celebrations of different Churches
Catholic Mass in St. Stephen’s Square
Divine Liturgy – in the Churches of the different Orthodox Patriarchates
Anglican Holy Communion
The Lord’s Supper in a joint Lutheran and Reformed Liturgy
10:00 – 12:00 A moment of sharing among young people, belonging to various religions
12:00 Time-Out for Peace at St. Stephen’s Square with all the Genfest participants
12:30 Liberty Square: lunch