Europe Day commemorates 9 May 1950, when the then French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman presented his proposal on the creation of an organised Europe, to help maintain peaceful relations between European countries. This proposal, known as the ‘Schuman declaration’, is considered to be the act that created what is now the European Union.
In Germnay the Europe day is celebrated from 30th of April to the 10th of May. In many cities different activities and events are organized. In Berlin the main event will happen on May 6th and 7th . More than 200 Europeans living in Berlin are invited to discuss about Europe in city hall of Berlin “Rotes Rathaus .
Munich celebrates the “Europa Woche” with many different events which will inform about Europe. Opening event is called “Europe must not break up”. The Bavarian Minister of European Affairs Dr. Beate Merk invites to a discussion in a festive venue.