Genfest 2012 “Let’s bridge”: all protagonists!

Budapest (Hungary) – August 31 – September 2, 2012

A network of thousands of young people at the Zero Hour. 12,000 present in Budapest. Link-up with New Zealand, Indonesia and Sweden. Live on television. Internet live streaming. Mounting traffic on social networks.

There is great anticipation a week before the Genfest. The youth of the Focolare have been working for more than a year on all the details of this event, along with the adults of the Movement, in a communion of ideas and professional experiences that have created the Genfest program.
The theme of Genfest 2012 "Let's bridge" is to build bridges of brotherhood. The program follows the idea of building a bridge : digging in the dirt, erecting the pillars, building the bridge, walking over the bridge. Each step will be illustrated with choreography, songs and testimonies of fraternity lived in daily life. There is the much-awaited talk of Maria Voce, President of the Focolare Movement and the launch of the United World Project.
Three thousand volunteers and 600 actors, technicians and staff are involved.

The last Genfest was held in 2000 and this year - Tenth Edition - will be the first since the death of Chiara Lubich who will be remembered during the Genfest with video excerpts and artistic presentations.

Press release n°6: “Genfest 2012 Let’s bridge: all protagonists!”


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