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Dear Future

  • Posted on: 25 September 2017
  • By: Koen Linthorst
Tilburg
Sat, 09/23/2017 to Fri, 09/29/2017

Short Summary

Dear future is the European Social Innovation Week which will occur for the 5th time, this year. The event will take place between the 23rd -29th of September 2017, across various locations of the city of Tilburg. Dear future is a festival which brings people together in order to explore the future. The festival demonstrates what opportunities can be achieved through social innovation. The festival consists of innovative expo's, lectures, meet-ups and the presentation of the Social Innovation Award.

PLYGRND.city

  • Posted on: 25 September 2017
  • By: Koen Linthorst

Short summary

PLYGRND.city is an organization which creates 'games' in the public spaces for people to have fun, meet new people, have fun with friends, bring them into motion, and for them to experience their city differently. Also known as Urban Playgrounds, these 'games' can be found at parks, squares, stations and many other various public spaces. Games are designed to match specific themes or 'DNA' of specific cities. Allowing games to be applicable, and hopefully successful, to specific cities.

Tilburg Veilig Naar School

  • Posted on: 25 September 2017
  • By: Koen Linthorst

Short summary

Tilburg veilig naar school is a project which accurately translates into English as, Tilburg safely to school. The project is an initiative taken by the city council and the primary schools of Tilburg in order to approach the theme of safety in regard to children travelling to and from school. Tilburg veilig naar school wants to structurally approach this theme of safety. The approached topics, the ones which Tilburg veilig naar school covers, within the theme of safety are listed below:

Dorpsfeest - Village Party

  • Posted on: 25 September 2017
  • By: Koen Linthorst

Short summary

A village party, referred to as a Dorpsfeest in Dutch, is an annual day that consists of community building. It is basically a day, or a few days, once a year where the whole community is invited (nothing is mandatory) to come and enjoy themselves with the various activities which they can participate in.

ENERGIEFABRIEK013

  • Posted on: 25 September 2017
  • By: Koen Linthorst

Short Summary

Energiefabriek013 is an energy corporation in Tilburg. The corporation is a cooperation between inhabitants and entrepreneurs which try to find most sustainable forms of energy. Energiefabriek013 provides the opportunity of sustainable energy for Tilburg. As well as this the company gives advice to households about energy management. The company seeks to make Tilburg as green and sustainable as possible.

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StadsTuinderij Piushaven

  • Posted on: 25 September 2017
  • By: Koen Linthorst

Short Summary

StadsTuinderij Piushaven is an urban farm which is located really close to the city center of Tilburg, the Netherlands. The urban farm is run by groups of volunteers who farm various fruits, vegetables and spices under the supervision of professionals. As well as this, the farm houses bees, pigs, chickens and Scottish Highlanders. The urban farm invites people to come and join in as a volunteer to get your hands a bit dirty or to their local shop, where they sell the produce.

Fiets Forum Tilburg

  • Posted on: 25 September 2017
  • By: Koen Linthorst

Short Summary

Fiets forum Tilburg is an initiative taken in the city of Tilburg about biking in the city. In short it is a company which have created a website that everyone can access to be able to find information about anything to do with biking in Tilburg. The website allows users to find and post anything to do with the current, future or past situations or initiatives of biking. The website basically acts as a server for the city of Tilburg to highlight anything to do with a bike in its city, ranging from biking issues to biking events and much more.

Children's Mayor

  • Posted on: 25 September 2017
  • By: Hidde Westerweele

Annually, several cities in the world are holding elections to appoint a new children's mayor. The elections have been established to involve children in cities and in their governance. The children's mayors are allowed to work with the city council for one year and their ideas and activities are being implemented in the cities.

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