Soccer tournament at Sporthal De Dreef

On Sunday, April 14, together with COA and JongGras Sports Buddies from Academie van de Stad, we organized a soccer tournament at De Dreef Sports Hall. In the presence of RTV Utrecht and supporters in the stands, four teams from three locations competed against each other. In the first…

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Gifts from neighbor women for Eid-al-fitr

What sweet neighbors Plan Einstein Pahud has! In the morning, someone brought dozens of cups of delicious homemade puddings. In the afternoon, someone else brought cookies and cakes for the azc residents. Eid mubarak!…

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Visiting Plan Einstein Pahud during your history class

On Thursday March 7, a 3 HAVO class of the Vathorst College in Amersfoort visited Plan Einstein Pahud during their history lesson and it was a great success! The students interacted with a number of residents to learn more about their lives in the Netherlands, at the asylum seekers’ center…

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Baking cookies together with Buurtmaaltijden

On Saturday, March 23, we organized a super fun activity together with Buurtmaaltijden at Plan Einstein Pahud as part of #NLdoet. Together with local residents and lots of children, we baked delicious cookies in the afternoon and then went into the Overvecht neighborhood to distribute them to residents.

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Only love during Norouz

In a world full of misery that results in people not having a dignified life and then having to flee, we make a world where people can be themselves, feel comfortable, get motivated, feel equal, and everyone accepts each other. In a world full of misery in which many live…

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The Persian New Year has begun!

Spring began on Thursday March 21 at 4:06 a.m., and that also means it is Persian New Year! Norouz is celebrated in a big way especially by Iranians, Kurds, Afghans and Azerbaijanis and symbolizes the return of the sun and of light. During Noruz, the Haft Sin can be found…

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Aldermen at work on Plan Einstein Pahud for NLdoet

Look at them go! Four aldermen came to volunteer at Plan Einstein Pahud as part of NLdoet, together with azc residents and a local resident. They worked hard: a tree bed was planted, a wall and 10 stools were painted, and a coffee table was taken care of. The very…

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A special evening at TivoliVredenburg

An evening in TivoliVredenburg is already special, but going to a concert where music from Arab films is played makes this evening even more special. Music from films from Morocco, Algeria and Egypt were introduced. Surprising and sometimes very recognizable. Italy and music from the movie The Godfather was also…

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Come dance at Yallah Sabaya!

Come dear women, let’s dance and have fun together and meet and get to know each other! Yallah Sabaya is a dance party for all women of Utrecht, organized together with De Voorkamer and BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht. There will be dance workshops and you can also have…

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Catching Cultures Orchestra in TivoliVredenburg

‘It was great … I really imagined myself in the Middle East for a moment,’ wrote a Ukrainian refugee who went to see the Catching Cultures Orchestra at TivoliVredenburg last Sunday. There was much beauty there. A pleasant mix of Spanish-speaking, Ukrainian, Arabic and Afghan songs at Choir Duniya. There…

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