R&R Traditions - Jimi’s Warm-up

Jimi Renfro, a coach and associate of ROOTS&ROUTES Cologne, a dance coach and vocals instructor, is a pure, condensed shot of caffeine, mixed with sunshine and a bit of serotonin. He is warm and full …

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R&R Traditions - The circle ritual

This round of free presentations really reminds me of a circus, where often performers, singers and dancers find this first opportunity of having a bit of spot-light to show their ‘talents’ or …

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R&R Traditions - The meaning of number 11

For a lot of people in Germany the date of 11.11. is special every year as it marks the beginning of the German tradition of carnival – so if you should take part in a R&R project be warned to be …

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R&R Traditions

Embracing diversity and inclusion, over its 20 years of existence and thriving, ROOTS&ROUTES has assembled its own compendium of traditions, rituals and feel-good-things.

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Project meeting in Firenze

Project partners are discussing the tools to be developed for the INPACT project at the CCC headquarters at PARC in Firenze for two days

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European Action Weekend - Designing Wor(l)ds

Designing Wor(l)ds: was the workshop proposed during the European Action Week by Centro Creazione Cultura. During the workshop participants were invited to reflect on the deep connections - often …

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A Reality We Are All Part Of - Mixed Reality 2020

In July 2020, the Mixed Reality hybrid exchange residency took place in three countries, with nearly fourty participants and one onine exhibition. This is what happened.

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The European Action Weekend: A reflection

From the 5th of February to the 7th February people from all over Europe met for the European Action Weekend - with participants from 30 youth associations from over 15 different countries, these are …

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INPACT now launching!

We are looking for participants for a discussion on needs and challenges in the cultural sector

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European Action Weekend – Wishing it lasted longer

The European Action Weekend (organised by IBB Dortmund) was the closing summit of the three-year exchange super-programme between 30 youth associations from 15 European countries. This is what …

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New Board elected

At the General Assembly of the ROOTS & ROUTES International Association (RRIA) in Marseille on September 12th 2019, a new board was elected. The board will be in charge of coordinating the …

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Art4Act project results

After 2 years of meetings, trainings and exchange of good practices the Art4Act project co-financed by the Erasmus+ programme, is officially over. 8 partner organizations, 7 from European countries …

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Art4Act presented at Cultural Heritage Conference

During the Erasmus+ conference "paths towards citizenship through cultural heritage" Art4Act was presented by Jade Schiff of Roots & Routes Netherlands.

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OnGea - Management Meeting in Rotterdam

On the 11th and 12th of June, all the associations involved in the OnGea project were reunited for two days of intensive work.

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OnGea Kaunas meeting

OnGea – Meeting in Kaunas

The OnGea project partners gathered together in Kaunas, Lithuania to continue the work on the OnGea website and app. It already looks pretty good!

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Art4Act – A Creative Engagement – In Motion

At the transnational Art4Act meeting last weekend in Florence, the partnership presented the project logo and developed their planned activities.

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NEW TRAILER ONLINE

Roots & Routes International presents a new trailer with images from the latest projects and activities.

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“Routes to Employment” Curriculum Goes Live

The Curriculum developed in the project “Routes to Employment” (R2E) is now available on this website.

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New website is online

Today the new website of the international ROOTS & ROUTES network and its umbrella organisation, the ROOTS & ROUTES International Association (RRIA), went online.

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Vasiliki Farmaki is the new Community Council Representative

At the annual Community Council meeting, Vasiliki Farmaki from Larissa/Greece was elected as the representive of the young artists in the ROOTS & ROUTES network.

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New Board elected

It's official: At the General Assembly of the ROOTS & ROUTES International Association (RRIA) in Lille on June 26th, 2016, a new board was elected. The board will be in charge of coordinating the …

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ROOTS & ROUTES Masters

What do KRS-One, Akua Naru, De La Soul, Bilal, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Leela James, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Ed Motta, Cheb Khaled, Blitz the Ambassador, Omar Lye-Fook, …

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New Community Council Representative elected

Congratulations to our new Community Council Representative Daileni Alcántara Asencio! At the annual assembly of the council of the young artists in the international ROOTS & ROUTES network, the …

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New ROOTS & ROUTES member organisation RRCGN finishes first project

ROOTS & ROUTES Cologne e. V., the newly founded German partner in the ROOTS & ROUTES Network, just finished their first project: The international exchange “Music and Media for an Open Europe” …

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ROOTS & ROUTES Conference in Rotterdam finalises two international Projects

On 26th September 2014, 80 participants from 8 EU member states participated in an international ROOTS & ROUTES conference in Rotterdam, which also was the final event of the projects “U-CARE – Urban …

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“Enter at own Risk” – international ROOTS & ROUTES performance in Cologne

A trial in a possible future: Escape, frontier-defense and guilt as vertexes in the search of truth about the borders of Europe – this is the frame story of the transdisciplinary performance “Enter …

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Celebrating 10 Years of ROOTS & ROUTES

On the 18th of November 2011, ROOTS & ROUTES celebrated their ten year anniversary during Buma Beats festival Rotterdam. ROOTS & ROUTES was founded 2001 in the Netherlands, when Rotterdam was the …

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Final Conference of the international ROOTS & ROUTES project “Follow Up” in Barcelona

After two years of transnational cooperation, the ROOTS & ROUTES project “Follow Up” ended with an international conference in Barcelona.

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ROOTS & ROUTES presents Art’n’Go live at Sziget Festival

Late in the evening of Tuesday, August 9th 2011, the crowd in front of A38 stage at Sziget Festival Budapest faced a shockingly unique mixture of art genres from contemporary dance to pop music, from …

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