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UK University Students Visit Fushe Kosova on Study Tour PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
On Friday, June 13, a group of students from the University of Essex (UK) visited Balkan Sunflowers’ Fushe Kosova Learning Center. The students are studying human rights and were visiting various organizations in Kosovo as part of a study tour. During the visit to FKLC, they had the opportunity to see the center in action and have a question and answer session with BSF International Coordinator Rand Engel.
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 17 June 2014 )
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Help Send Kosovo Youth to Remembrance Event in Poland PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 June 2014
Did you know that this year is the 70th commemoration of the Roma genocide in Europe? To mark this solemn occasion, over 1000 youth from all around Europe will come together this summer in Krakow, Poland for the Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative . Balkan Sunflowers, along with Phiren Amenca, is planning to send over 35 young people from Kosovo to this event. You can support the initiative by contributing to our online fundraising campaign and spreading the word about this important project. Thank you for your continued interest and support!
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 17 June 2014 )
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International Children's Day at SHLC PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 June 2014
The EDI Project Consortium partners marked International Day of the Child with children from Albanian, Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in Shtime and Fushë Kosovë on May 30 at Balkan Sunflowers Kosova’s Shtime Learning Center (SHLC).
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 17 June 2014 )
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Once Upon a Time…in a Summer Program PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 June 2014
The Learning Center Network is excited to include a whole week on local Roma Fairy Tales in this year’s Summer Program. Roma culture is rich in story telling tradition which is why we have invited local residents to come and read the stories to the children. During this week of the program the students will explore different fairy tales while learning that all over the world fairy tales follow similar patterns and looking closer at the characters involved. Below is one of the fairy tales the children will study which is credited to Nazife Krasnići from Obilić, born 1900 died 1984.
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 17 June 2014 )
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Over 1000 fans on our Facebook page! PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 June 2014
We are very happy to announce that the number of fans on our Facebook page has surpassed 1000! This took place late in the evening of May 21 and we’re still thrilled. We want to thank all of you once again for every ‘like’ that you left on our fanpage. We hope that you will stay with us and visit frequently to stay up to date on the latest Balkan Sunflowers news. You are also welcome to follow us on Twitter and become a subscriber to our YouTube channel so you can watch any of the videos which have been produced or supported by Balkan Sunflowers over the years.
Last Updated ( Friday, 13 June 2014 )
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7 Years of Existence: Climbing the Stairs of Success at PLC PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 15 May 2014
I have been the coordinator of Plemetina Learning Center (PLC) for almost three years now. In April of this year we celebrated the 7th anniversary of our center as a part of the Learning Centers Network (LCN) program.
Last Updated ( Friday, 16 May 2014 )
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Plemetina Buildings Learning Center (PBLC):  One year later PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 15 May 2014
PBLC opened its doors on the 19th of April 2013. Since then the fundamental reason for our work has been to provide an opportunity to children from minority communities to develop and progress in order to become active participants in the construction of a more inclusive society.
Last Updated ( Friday, 16 May 2014 )
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Global Youth Network Volunteers in 6th Visit to BSFK PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 14 May 2014
This May, we are happy to announce the arrival of our sixth group of Canadian volunteers that are being hosted by Balkan Sunflowers Kosova (BSFK) through cooperation with the Global Youth Network.
Last Updated ( Friday, 16 May 2014 )
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Celebrating 10 Years at Gracanica Learning Center PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 April 2014
Our Gracanica Learning Center recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. While we were there marking the occasion, we decided to ask some of the staff questions about the past 10 years. Here’s what GLC coordinator Afrim and learning facilitators Bajram, Demir and Suzana had to say.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 17 April 2014 )
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Work of School Mediators Highlighted at Recent Conference PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 April 2014
A conference on "Education of Returnees and Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Communities: Challenges and Solutions" was organized by the EU/CoE Joint Programme "ACCESS" on April 2nd and 3rd in Prishtina.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 17 April 2014 )
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