Red Cross to host family camp for newcomers in Nesvík, 11-13 October 2019

Red Cross Faroe Islands will be hosting an intercultural retreat for families from all backgrounds in Nesvík on the island of Streymoy, 11-13 October 2019.

Red Cross writes on its webpage that “it presents a retreat for couples and families where one or more member has an immigrant background.”

“The retreat offers an opportunity to relax, participate in family-oriented activities, and meet other people from across the islands,” adds Red Cross.

The retreat has a children’s program for kids to enjoy fun games and activities and for adults, there are workshops and interesting talks on issues relevant to integration in the Faroe Islands.

Local Faroese families are also welcome.

Special notes about the retreat:
– In accordance with Red Cross’ principles of humanity, impartiality and neutrality the retreat will be open for people from all backgrounds.
– The main language for workshops, talks, and evening entertainments will be in English. Interpretation could be arranged in advance, if needed.
– Pick-up and drop-off transportation service could be possible for participants who do not have or access to transportation or coming from places such as Suðuroy and Sandoy.

Author: Jens Hákun Leo