Artishock

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“ERFOLG” took part in the youth festival “ARTISHOCK”

This year festival was devoted to sport and music. All participants could use their skills, try themselves in something new, and all these opportunities were presented to everyone. This year in festival took part also German society “ERFOLG”.

image004On the 7th of September in central park was organized youth festival “ARTISHOCK” which is organized by Daugavpils City Council Youth Department for the third time. This year in festival participated more than fifty youth organizations, so in the festival were organized music, dances, sport zones and also creative workshops.

It should be noted that this year the large attention was paid to the sport zone and zone of extreme tourism where young people demonstrated their skills and abilities. Anyone could take part in competition, get master classes and also get some advices from professional sportsmen. The majority of sport and extreme zones were known from the previous year, for example, paintball, street ball, alpinism, bike ride or street gymnastics, but this year was added the international tournament on boxing and the citizens liked it very much. Young people showed their abilities in singing, image006dancing, and playing musical instruments on the stage.

This year in festival took part also Society “ERFOLG”. In the present festival performed young volunteers both local and from Europe. Participants organized quiz, so every interested person could answer the questions about society “ERFOLG and European volunteer service. Were realized two games – in one of them participants should show their knowledge in Geography and answer some questions connected to Europe, and in the other one – to demonstrate their knowledge about German stereotypes. At the end of the festival all participants who answered correctly got prizes.

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The festival finished with grandiose fire show and not very lively concert of popular Latvian music group “MUSIQQ”. Within the concert was realized flash mob by dancing studio “STOPTIME” and all interested persons could take part in that enthralling performance.