Genfest 2012 “let’s bridge”

This was the program performed in Budapest:

Tuesday 28th August

11:00  Press Conference

Wednesday 29th August

09:00 – 18:00 Gen Rosso Workshops: Youth from all over the world, already in Budapest, are invited to participate in Gen Rosso workshops.

Thursday 30th August

09:00 – 18:00 Gen Rosso Workshops

16:00  Leave a mark in the city: “Universal Brotherhood Site”.
Location: Elizabeth Square
- Erzsébet tér, Hungary  
20:00 – 22:00 show Gen Rosso

- pecsa music hall - 1146 Budapest, Zichy Mihály út 14,Hungary

Friday 31st August

10:00  Reception at Parliament (at invitation)

Budapest Sports Arena - 1143 Budapest, Stefánia út 2, Hungary

14:30 – 17:30 Start-Up: opening feast on the Sport Arena deck area:
  Expo presenting Eastern European countries.
  Artistic performances and sport activities
17:45  Dinner on the Sport Arena deck area

19:30 – 22:00 Programme in the Sport Arena:
  Hungarian “Youth for a United World” welcome all the Genfest participants.
  Official greetings from the civil and religious Hungarian authorities
  Artistic evening presented by young musicians from the five continents

Saturday 1st September

Budapest Sports Arena - 1143 Budapest, Stefánia út 2, Hungary

09:30 – 12:30 1st part of the programme: “Let’s bridge” in the Sport Arena.

The programme unfolds on the basis of a metaphor: the construction of a bridge. Each bridge corresponds to a relationship with another person.
Young people who are committed to universal brotherhood, share their reflections and testimonies on how to build bridges, alternating these moments with choreographies and songs.

12:30 – 14:30 Lunch on the Sport Arena deck area, accompanied by recreational activities

15:30 – 17:00 2nd part of the programme: “Let’s bridge”
The programme continues with the final phases of the ‘bridge building’ metaphor.
A talk from Maria Voce, President of the Focolare Movement, on Universal Brotherhood
Launching of the “United World Project” and operation “Sharing with Africa”

17:30  Departure from the Sport Arena towards the Chain Bridge

22:10  Flash mob on the Chain Bridge

22.30  End of programme

Sunday 2nd September

09:15 – 12:00  Liturgical celebrations of different Churches
Catholic Mass in St. Stephen’s Square

Divine Liturgy – in the Churches of the different Orthodox Patriarchates

Anglican Holy Communion

The Lord’s Supper in a joint Lutheran and Reformed Liturgy

Methodist Service

Baptist Service

Pentecostal Service

10:00 – 12:00 A moment of sharing among young people, belonging to various religions

12:00  Time-Out for Peace at St. Stephen’s Square with all the Genfest participants

Szabadság tér, Hungary

12:30   Liberty Square: lunch