Erasmus+ project: Radicalization of Youth
The primary purpose of this project was to integrate (the) young people in the society, show them how to be a productive citizen, and build their Scandinavian and European identity up. Another important purpose was to teach them the consequences which was caused by radicalization and show them how to avoid radicalized environments in general. The final aim was about education and the importance of it. Different kinds of seminars and workshops was part of the event.
The participants were, based on different issues able to discuss their point of view, which was a part of this project; issues as education, integration, productivity and how to avoid radicalization. They were able to discuss their own difficulties regarding these issues and how to solve them.
Multicultural Day 2016
The members of Félag Horizon participated in the Multicultural Day 2016 (Fjölmenningardagur) that was arranged in Harpa. Félag Horizon presented its ideas about being a volunteer in the society; the importance of education, dialogue, altruism and love, and many people decided to sign up as a volunteer in Félag Horizon. You can do that as well under the tab: "Volunteer". A beautiful day with many beautiful people from all around the world!
Ashura event 2015
Félag Horizon and Neskirkja arranged the 3rd annual Ashura event (Noah’s Pudding) in Neskirkja in the 28th November 2015 with over 140 guests. Bishop of the Church of Iceland, Agnes M. Sigurðardóttir, was our honary guest and she made a beautiful speech about coexistence and dialogue among the humanity during the program. The programme included several speeches from both Neskirkja and Félag Horizon, a semazen (whirling dervish) sufi performance, an Ebru-art (water-marabeling) performance, performance from the choir group of Neskirkja , café and cultural food as well as delicious the Ashura (Noah’s Pudding). The purpose of this event is to demonstrate that positive inter-cultural and inter-religious dialogue is possible, to contribute to the mutual understanding, tolerance and solidarity among people.
'Love is a Verb'
Multicultural Day 2015
Félag Horizon arranged a film gala for the Premiere of the documentary 'Love is a Verb' the 3rd of June at Háskola Bio. The executive-producer of the documentary, Kenneth L. Hunter, was our honorary guest in the film gala
The members of Félag Horizon participated in the Multicultural Day 2015 (Fjölmenningardagur) with Turkish traditional food, jewerrely, clothing and with Ebru (which is the Turkish art of marbling) performed live by a marbling artist from Turkey. Visitors were able to learn how to marble in a traditional way by the help from the artist and many people have signed up to the upcoming Ebru Marbling Course, which will be arranged by Félag Horizon. A beautiful day with many beautiful people!
Dodgeball Tournament 2015 (Brennómót)
Félag Horizon and NeDó organized this weekend a Brennibolti competition. We had 8 participant teams and and about 50 players. The aim was have fun together and contributing the positive dialogue by playing together - and we are happy that we succeed.
Ashura Event in Neskirkja
Félag Horizon arrganged with Neskirkja an Ashura event in Neskirkja. The 130 guests that attended the event listened to the speeches about the positive dialogue, enjoyed the Sema performance (Whirling Dervis), watched and tried the Turkish art Ebru, (water marbling) and tasted the ashura and other delicious tastes.
Félag Horizon Dialogue Iftar Dinner
Félag Horizon organized July 24th a Dialogue Dinner at Nauthöll where guests from all walks of life were invited. There were held speeches, enjoyed live music from Byzantine Silhouette, watched performance by the Whirling Dervish (Semazen) and dined the delicious food.
"Intercultural Day Reykjavik"
Félag Horizon Sunday Tabletennis
On the 10th of May 2014 Félag Horizon participated in the “Intercultural day” in Reykjavik. Félag Horizon offered Turkish coffee and Turkish delight this year and everybody was able to learn how to prepare a original warm cup of Turkish coffee.
Félag Horizon has arranged a so called ”weekly tabletennis day” which takes place every Sunday evening. Here there will e.g. be arranged some tournaments between the participants and of course we end up with a warm cup of coffee and cocoa. The event takes place in Reykjavik University and starts at 07:00 pm. Everybody are welcome to participate especially for the tabletennis enthusiasts ;).
Félag Horizon "Mother's Day" event
"A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world”. Mother’s Day is celebrated to honour all mothers and express gratitude for the hardships they bear bringing up a child. On the 11th of May 2014 Félag Horizon arranged a “Mother’s Day” event which featured dining and entertaining activities.
Félag Horizon Weekly Football
Félag Horizon arranges inside football once in a week for both young and old. If you really want to play with Félag Horizon there are some requirements you have to live up to: your good mood and a couple of shoes.
Félag Horizon Fun Olympics 2014
Félag Horizon arranged an event call "Fun Olympics 2014".
The competition constisted of different kinds of sport; Sack Race, Tug of War, Ball throwing, Egg on Spoon, Heavy weight throw, Penalty Taking, Long Jump, Tape Run; and the judges draw a winner for each single sports activities.
The Turkish Tea Party
Took place in the University of Reykjavik
Félag Horizon's Ashura Event 2013
In the 30 November 2013 Félag Horizon arranged a dialogue dinner and the main subject of the arrangement was Ashura and "the art of living together". The participants of the dinner was members from the different NGO’s and people from the different part of the society. Cahit Ece who is a popular Turkish musician performed in the Ashura dinner with his Kaval.
Dialogue Conference in Goteborg
On Saturday October 26th 2013 members of members of Félag Horizon participated in one day conference in Götheborg arranged by the Swedish association "Dialogue Slussen". The participants were serveral dialogue associations from Scandinavia. The main topic of the conference was how to ”build bridges between islands”.