Entries by Kristin Bischoff

Workshop opens in Kharkiv, Urkaine

The first phase of construction at our new project location for the multiplication of painter training in Ukraine has been completed and the location has officially opened its doors.   All classrooms and facilities needed for theoretical and practical training, complete with a warehouse, offices for master craftsmen and bathroom facilities are now ready to use. […]

Band “Die Fantastischen Vier” receives Jacob-Grimm-Award

This year, the renowned award goes to German-language rappers and hip-hop artists “Die Fantastischen Vier”, whose name means “The Fantastic Four” The “Fantas”, as they are also known, have been enjoying tremendous success and entertaining audiences since 1989. The campaign “Sprechen Sie lieber mit Ihrem Kind” (Why don’t you talk to your child?”) that hopes to sensitize […]

An Award for the Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung

In the great room of the German Foreign Ministry building in Berlin, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov presented the awards for exemplary German-Russian collaboration projects. The German-Russian Forum provided the backdrop for the award ceremony, which concluded the German-Russian year of community and regional partnerships. The Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung received an […]

Intercultural dialog project for stonemasons in Lviv

Within the context of the German-Ukranian thornconcept project for stonemasons, another summer building event was hosted in Lviv, Urkaine. Both in the courtyard of the Ivan Trush College for Applied and Fine Art and on a building in the Old Town, directly adjoining the historic “Black House” on market square, damaged building elements were either restored […]

Working hand in hand for our cultural heritage

On the European Day for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, set against the impressive backdrop of the Imperial Baths in Trier, Germany, former and future participants of the Intercultural Dialogue Project for Stonemasons showed off their craft. Between the many informational booths, the small workshop served as a lively draw for many visitors. Graduate stonemason […]