Entries by Kristin Bischoff

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 […]

Friendship at first sight

Apprentices and master craftsmen from Yaroslavl, Russia, recently paid a visit to their German sister city Kassel. This year, the cities are celebrating the long-standing partnership between the College for Urban Planning in Yaroslavl and the Oskar-von-Miller School in Kassel with two exchange projects. Together, the plant installation technicians planned and installed a new restroom […]

Exchange program launches in Neustadt an der Aisch

Ten apprentices three master craftsmen from Yekaterinburg in the Ural region of Russia made the trip to Neustadt an der Aisch in Germany. The young automobile mechatronics technicians were participating in a vocational school exchange program that will be completed with a trip to Yekaterinburg by their German counterparts. The group quickly bonded while working […]