Christina Bilde is Spokeswoman & Head of Corporate Communicate of Roskilde Festival Charity Society
She explains why Roskilde Festival supports Trampoline House:
“The people involved with Trampoline house have really succeeded in creating a meeting place and an open environment that attracts people across ethnicities and backgrounds.
As we saw at this year’s Roskilde Festival, it’s been done by working in many areas: with food, with art, and through the meeting and conversation between people.
It is very inspiring, but unfortunately it is also an effort that is constantly, and particularly these days, under pressure. That is why it was important for us, now more than ever, to support you with a donation.”
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At least 120 children have lived between 4 and 12 years in Danish asylum centers - some of them their entire lives. That is an existence unworthy of any child.Therefore, asylum seeking children and their parents from Trampoline House call for a campaign focusing on the right to a safe childhood for children in the asylum system.
It's the best kept secret in the asylum law that asylum seekers have the right to work in Denmark. Trampoline House is going to ensure that right with the new, job-focused initiative 'Next Practice'.
At this year’s Roskilde Festival, Trampoline House’s catering service Sisters’ Cuisine opened their own food stall in the Festival’s food court. It was a great experience, and hopefully a step towards opening a permanent Sisters’ Cuisine restaurant in the future.
"For me, People’s Meeting was so different from my own country. There were politicians who came and spoke with local people, something that is the opposite of in my country, and I think Danish people should be proud of their democratic culture"
In the beginning of April, Humanity in Action and Roskilde University invited Trampoline House to participate in a workshop about the asylum system in Denmark. 10 people from Trampoline House's democracy class travelled to Roskilde University to join the workshop.
Trampoline House's catering service Sisters' Cuisine has published a cookbook that combines recipes and migration politics. The cookbook is filled with delicious recipes by Sisters’ Cuisine. But it's not only a cookbook: the book also portrays the cooks behind the recipes.
Dejene and Marie have started a new activity in Trampoline House: Radio workshops, where the participants learn to plan and produce radio as part of their internships in Trampoline House. "There is no specific requirement, people just need to be interested, then they can come and learn something together"
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