For the first time in European history, citizens all over the continent will gather at a single moment in time – 10th of November at 4 p.m. – to spark a broad debate about European democracy and what it means to be European citizens.
From theatres, balconies and public spaces all over Europe, artists and citizens will proclaim a European Republic, discuss, and pave the way for the emancipatory claim of citizens’ equality beyond the nation-state.
16:00 European Anthem
Reading the Manifesto - Proclamation of the European Republic
Adagio to Europe (extract) by Didier Van Damme
16:15 Presentation by
Paul Dujardin, CEO and artistic director of BOZAR, and
Simone Ceramicola, President of “Avenir de l’Europe”
16:30 Open Debate
18:45 Conclusions drawn up by “Avenir de l’Europe”
19:00 End of the event