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Was genau ist eigentlich die Närrische Europäische Jugend?
Das hat unsere Schriftführerin, Tina Hoffmann-Pöttrich, in der Neuen Presse, Chemnitz, einmal genauer erklärt.
"Der europäische Karneval ist für mich deshalb interessant, weil er so viele Formen hat. ... Ich möchte den jungen Menschen helfen, Möglichkeiten zu finden dieses Brauchtum zu erleben und lebendig zu halten"
Den ganzen Artikel gibt es hier: http://www.freiepresse.de/LOKALES/ERZGEBIRGE/MARIENBERG/Grenzenlos-in-Sachen-Karneval-artikel9426404.php
Vacant leadership position filled
On Saturday, September 19, the members of NEG Youth elected Knut Berlin, born in Northrhine-Westphalia, now living in Bavaria-Swabia, for their new President.
The election of Petra Müller for President of NEW made it necessary to elect a new President of the European Carnival Youth. The former NEG President Peter Züger (Switzerland) did not candidate for re-election. Members of all member associations voted for Petra Müller who was as President of the NEG Youth already member of the NEG Presidency.
Since NEG Youth was established Knut Berlin (deputy NEG Leader for the children’s, adolescents’ and young grown-ups’ concerns within the clubs of BDA [Union of German Carnival]) acted as contact person with regard to tradition in Europe.
New deputy of NEG Youth in Germany is Martin Weber. His former position as treasurer will be fulfilled by Lothar Schwarze (BDK Youth).