The Youth Section’s vision is to create a world that values, supports and allows the potential and creativity of every young person to unfold their full strength and brilliance

Anthroposophy

Rudolf Steiner used this word to give name to his insights into the evolution of the cosmos and the human being. In his spiritual science he describes the connection between the spiritual world and the human being, and gives advice on how it is possible to enter spiritual creative forces through the schooling and cultivating of thinking, feeling and willing.
He saw such a cultivation as a necessary step in the history of mankind, where inner attitude will play an increasingly important role in developing and shaping a worthy life – culturally, socially and economically.
One of his main themes was that the human being is not only mirroring cosmic processes, but that it is also a co-creator in evolution. What the human being thinks, feels and does has an impact in the world.

Steiner emphasised that all cultivation of inner qualities through contemplation and meditation should lead to a ‘waking up’ in the understanding of the needs of the time, the social context one lives in, other people and one’s own self. The founding of Waldorf Schools, biodynamic farms, hospitals, curative homes and banks all have this as a leading thought.
In earlier times, such spiritual knowledge would belong to only a few people, hidden from the world. Steiner worked to ensure that, today, this hidden knowledge is available to everybody, and that it is based on general human qualities.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Youth Eurythmy Project – Bewerbe Dich jetzt!

    Youth Eurythmy Project...

    YEP! Eurythmie Intensiv Nach der Schule ist vor dem Leben – und was jetzt? Die Abkürzung YEP, steht für >Young Eurythmy Performance<. Die Idee war überfällig: sich Zeit nehmen für die Entdeckung der Bühnenkunst der Eurythmie. Hier geht es zum Flyer. Bewerbungszeitraum: bis 30.Juni 2017 Projektzeitraum:Mitte September 2017 – Mitte März 2018 Information: www.yep-eurythmie.de
  • Philosophie der Freiheit malen – jetzt ​mitmachen!​ ​

    Philosophie der Freiheit...

    Philosophie mit Händen!   Jeder Mensch, unabhängig vom Alter, Weltanschauung, nationaler oder kultureller Herkunft und Religion kann mitmachen. Wir wünschen uns Interesse ​und Mut, sich mi​t dem Buch “Die Philosophie der Freiheit” künstlerisch auseinanderzusetzen.​ Hier geht es zum Flyer. Bewerbungszeitraum: bis ​15. Oktober 2017​Projektzeitraum: ​Novembe​r ​2017 – März 2018 Information: www.denk-bilde​r​.org​
  • IONA SUMMER SCHOOL

    IONA SUMMER SCHOOL

    What is it about? Is it a trip? An adventure? An expedition? A service? Mindfulness? Nature initiation? A game? A story? It’s a narrative to be developed together- to be told, to be written, to be experienced- a journey into the depth of soul and nature. Our three main aims are: 1. Building a sensitive connection […]
  • Anthroposophische Sommertagung – MENSCH SEIN ZWISCHEN KRISE UND CHANCE

    Anthroposophische Sommertagung –...

    Die diesjährige Anthroposophische Sommertagung findet am Wochenende vom Freitag bis Montag, 14. – 17.  Juli 2017, in Zürich, statt und befasst sich mit dem ThemaMENSCH SEIN ZWISCHEN KRISE UND CHANCEAlle wichtigen Informationen finden Sie unter http://www.sommertagung.chDer Tagungs-Flyer lässt sich in der Rubrik „Programm” downloaden.Wiederum gewähren wir für Anmeldungen bis zum 10. Juli 2017 einen Frühbucher-Rabatt auf […]
  • UNIBUS : Learning by Travelling Youth Project – part of telling New story

    UNIBUS : Learning...

    “How do we connect with the world as it is, find inspiration and take an initiative which is part of  telling a new story as a younger generation?” More Infos here  
  • School of Youth – for sustainability and human flourishing

    School of Youth...

    School of Youth – for sustainability and human flourishing – 19-28 July 2017 @ Pont de Valenti, Catalunya, Spain The School Of Youth brings together young people (ages 16-27) from different social, cultural and religious backgrounds to engage in a magical 10-day learning experience. Blending outdoor adventures with music, art and philosophy, the programme is […]
  • Faust Macht Geld – 27.-30. Juli 2017 – Besonderes Angebot für junge Menschen

    Faust Macht Geld...

    Geld bestimmt die Welt. Nach Geld drängt, am Geld hängt doch alles! Nie galt das so sehr wie heute. Vor allem dort, wo Geld mit Macht sich paart. Von Land-Grabbing in Afrika bis zur Privatisierung lebenswichtigster Ressourcen, von Geldblasen auf den Finanzmärkten bis zur unerträglichen Armut von Milliarden, von gigantischen Vermögen bis zur Verschul- dung […]

WHAT OUR FRIENDS SAY…

The whole experience was AMAZING, and it was so nice to see people with different stories, personalities, cultures and even speaking different languages, all connecting and finding a friend in each other
SAMANTHA
Even as I write, the feeling is as vivid as I remember. I can’t fully express it, but perhaps the closest way for me to describe it would be genuine happiness. And I know it will be a feeling for me to remember and carry on into the future.
NOELLE
I think bringing people together this way, where borders and language don’t matter, where current topics are discussed, aside from the somehow elitist attitude, is a very nice invitation to try to reach that goal.
ROSALIE PAAS
If we start to act today, even though the change seems small, we sow seeds for the future. Let’s carry in our hearts this living hope. Let’s be another kind of human being, let’s take off our masks, and let us be courageous, armed with Michael’s sword: Thought. (…) It was my first time at the Goetheanum and I really felt home in this Michaelic fortress that reveals the dignity of the Human Being.
PAMELA BRUGEROLLES
It was the way in which people showed their interest in each other, which made the whole “Faust” experience feel so warm and welcome
ROOS NAVES
The Faust youth conference was not only 18 hours of spectacular theatre, but also a time of fascinating encounters with young people from all over the world.
ERIK MILAS
I was great fun to play for all these active people. It was a really beautiful experience. So great that you brought this committed audience at the Goetheanum.
ANNA SOPHIA MILLAS
Goethe’s Faust was a refreshing experience and full of phantasy, to encounter young people that had the same questions to life and who wish to create the world of tomorrow – a beautiful, important experience.
LISA-MARIE NUSSBAUMER

NEWSLETTER

A heartfelt spring greeting from us here at the Goetheanum. Much has happened in the meantime – also in the Youth Section……

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Diesen Sommer spielt die Goetheanum-Bühne dreimal den ganzen «Faust 1 und 2 ungekürzt». Goethes Text ist noch einmal vollständig inszeniert worden. Es ist eine weltweit seltene, einmalige Gelegenheit diesen Klassiker der Weltliteratur ungekürzt zu erleben.

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