Bogatynia, eine kleine Stadt an einem außergewöhnlich interessanten Ort – am Dreiländereck, an der polnischen, tschechischen und deutschen Grenze gelegen. Die Gemeindegrenzen sind gleichzeitig die Landesgrenzen und die nächsten Nachbarn das unweit entfernte Frýdlant und Zittau.
Dank des Turów-Komplexes, der sich in der Gemeinde befindet, ist Bogatynia in aller Munde. Aufgrund eines polnisch-tschechischen Konflikts über den Kohleabbau im nahe gelegenen Bergwerk und Beschwerden von der tschechischen Seite wegen des durch den Abbau verursachten Wassermangels, waren die Augen ganz Europas und der EU auf Bogatynia gerichtet.
Step into the future of Upper Lusatia: Uncover the secrets of regional innovations and creativity. Discover the projects and initiatives that are tackling demographic challenges and structural changes in the region. Join us on a journey towards new economic ideas, support for talented creators, and exciting cultural projects. We will introduce you to bold ideas and ventures that are shaping the modern history of Upper Lusatia. Don't miss out on a unique glimpse into a future filled with hope, optimism, and boundless possibilities.
Get an insight into the AG Dialog project, which aims to improve the social climate and promote dialogue among various groups in Zittau. Through joint activities and respectful conversation, we strive to overcome polarization and build a cohesive and friendly community. Join us and discover how even simple activities can have a significant impact on societal change.
Rural Festival: A Journey towards Home and Tranquility in the Village. An interview with author Dirk Bernemann. The protagonist, Gunnar Bäumer, describes his homeland, a village in the Westphalian province, as an unwanted place. In the book "Schützenfest" (Rural Festival) he explores the dilemma of home and escape. We encounter questions about what home means and whether it's better to leave with a clean slate or face the past. Rural life brings about hardships and emotional limitations. The author pays attention to the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city versus the countryside. The book delves into the theme of seeking peace and a place we can call home. A powerful and moving story that compels us to contemplate our own paths to finding tranquility.
Step into the world of innovation and technological advancement in Upper Lusatia! Leonie Liemich, a political scientist specializing in Central and Eastern Europe, has taken on an ambitious project called "Lausitz - Life+Technology", aimed at developing new processes for metalworking industries using 3D printing. The project focuses on collaboration between businesses, research, development, and the creative industry, while also supporting social aspects such as creating family-friendly work and living conditions. Join this significant initiative and witness how Upper Lusatia is moving towards innovation and prosperity.
Disappointed hope in Bosnia and the turning face of Eastern Saxony - how two countries deal with the challenges of the modern era, the decline of young people, and the search for meaning in a world full of uncertainty. This essay offers an authentic view of societal dilemmas and questions about the future that will resonate with anyone aspiring for better tomorrows.
A lost village, a found hope: the story of Wigancice Żytawskie. A devastated and abandoned village is now about to enter a new chapter. The heart of this remote village is beating again thanks to the courageous actions of the local inhabitants. Discover a fascinating journey of renewal born of dreams, faith and respect for nature. Immerse yourself in a story that reflects the strength of community and the perseverance of people who refused to be forgotten and are now searching for a new meaning in a village that has decided to take up the challenge and come back to life.
Interested in what life and the future look like in Lusatia after the end of brown coal mining? The book "We'll Make It - Lusatia in Transition" will introduce you to fifteen unique stories of people living in this region. Different experiences, opinions and approaches, but one common question: Where is Lusatia headed after the structural change? While €17 billion is available to deal with the consequences, the key question is how to ensure citizen participation and support new innovative projects. Get inspired, join the dialogue and together let's transform Lusatia for the future.