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

  • 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​
  • 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 […]
  • INDABA 2017 | DIE GEGENWART DES HERZENS EINE TRAININGSWOCHE IM SOMMER 2017 MIT DEM INDABA-TEAM

    INDABA 2017 |...

    Oft bedarf es der wachen Wahrnehmung eines Anderen, damit wir sehen können, welches Potenzial sich in uns entfalten will. Die Quelle der Entwicklung im Ande- ren zu sehen, bedeutet, die Zukunft einzuladen. Eine sich in dieser Weise wahr- nehmende Gemeinschaft kann den Willen zu einer neuen, gemeinsamen Wirklichkeit tragen. Dazu reicht der Schein des AugenBlicks […]
  • The Spirit of English Rudolf Steiner House, London

    The Spirit of...

    Come to London for two weeks in the summer, refresh your English and discover a new connection with the art and culture of Britain! The Spirit of English summer school includes language classes, artistic activities, talks on painting, architecture and literature, museum and theatre visits.  The grammar and language work will be a lively interactive […]
  • Summer Weeks Spiritual Ecology July/August 2017

    Summer Weeks Spiritual...

    Summer Weeks 2017 The summer weeks 2017 will take place at Lom/Meadalen in Jotunheimen (“Home of the Giants”), in the high mountains of Norway. An overview of the program is as follows:  Date: Monday 31 July – Saturday 12 August 2017 1. week: ‘Methods’ main program: Retreat and meditation research, methods of spiritual research 2. week: Excursion in […]
  • The Speech and Drama Studio – Workshop in  Freeport, Maine

    The Speech and...

    Announcing the opening of The Speech and Drama Studio A new international initiative offering training in Rudolf Steiner’s approach to Speech and Drama   Offering a five day workshop in Freeport, Maine Sunday, August 6 – Friday, August 11, 2017   Craig Giddens, USA; Geoff Norris, UK; and Kim Snyder-Vine, USA; will guide a journey into the foundations […]

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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