The EU needs street festivities in all 28* EU capitals on Europe Day – 9th May!
> To celebrate a united Europe, for giving us peace, freedom and prosperity
> To bring the citizens of different EU countries together and to celebrate ‘united in diversity’
> To enjoy each other’s culture: traditions, language, food, music etc.
> To help win the hearts and minds of the EU citizens (emotional engagement)
> To build a collective European identity
> To tackle euro-scepticism and increasing nationalism and cynicism
> To address the urgency of the new “Green Deal” agenda of the European Commission
> To give a leading role to the youth that day to voice their (climate) concerns
> By making Europe Day a free EU public holiday to enable citizens to join in these festivities