WHEN?

20 – 21 MAY 2016

WHERE?

STRASBOURG

European Parliament

WHAT

THE YO!FEST @ THE EYE2016

2016 marks the 7th edition of YO!Fest, the political youth festival organised by the European Youth Forum. Unleashing young people’s creativity by combining politics, culture, education and fun in a multicultural festival atmosphere, YO!Fest aims once again at mobilising young people and youth organisations across Europe.

Following the great success of the 2014 edition, the YO!Fest will be once again organised in the framework of the 2nd edition of the European Youth Event – EYE2016 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. On 20th – 21st of May, 7000 young people will gather from all over Europe to meet with their peers, policy-makers and high- level speakers to exchange ideas on youth-related issues and debate under the motto “Together we can make a change”.

Co-created for young people by young people, the YO!Fest will include:

  • political debates, interactive exchanges and workshops
  • live music, theatre, dance and circus performances
  • games and educational activities

MOTTO

TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A CHANGE

KEY THEMES

  • War and Peace: Perspectives for a Peaceful Planet
  • Apathy or Participation: Agenda for a Vibrant Democracy
  • Exclusion or Access: Crackdown on Youth Unemployment
  • Stagnation or Innovation: Tomorrow’s World of Work
  • Collapse or Success: New Ways for a Sustainable Europe
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