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Paradise in Motion: Love-Tour ’18 in Villach

More than 250 young people gathered in Villach to start the European Tolerance Talks 2018 in order to discuss forward-looking ideas and fundamental questions for a better life. As part of the “Love Tour against Mobbing and Violence in Schools”, a focus of the Carinthian federal Education Bord, the students were given tips and tricks
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Tourism Forum discussed Limits of Growth

“Why we have to rethink the future” was the topic of a keynote speech by the Hamburg trend researcher Birgit Gebhardt at the opening of the International Tourism Forum in Villach, which took place for the first time as part of the European Tolerance Talks at the Hotel Holiday Inn. Well-known experts from business and
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Poetry Slam finished Tolerance Talks 2018

The already traditional Young Poetry Slam concluded the European Tolerance Talks 2018 on Friday evening, and for the first time multiple participant Lukas Hofbauer (21) from Klagenfurt (living in Graz) won the poetic competition after a brilliant public voting. Last year’s winner, Estha Sackl (25) from Steindorf, placed second ahead of the youngest participant Birgit
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European Tolerance Award for Dogan Akhanli

The Austrian PEN Club and the city of Villach (Carinthia) have created the European Tolerance Award for Democracy and Human Rights. In 2018 the prize was awarded for the first time to the Turkish writer Dogan Akhanli, who lives in Cologne. “The award is a recognition for his humanistic attitude, his sincere treatment of historical
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