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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.

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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.

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