The 2008 WCER Congress (20th – 22nd August 2008)
Place: Poland, Poznan, Glogow, Castle Rothenhorn/Czerwony Róg
Theme: Ethnic Religions in Modern Europe
Wednesday, 20 August
10.00h: Ritual opening of the WCER Conference: Siegrun von Schlichting, representatives of groups&traditions
11.00h: Official opening: Siegrun von Schlichting, Jonas Trinkunas
14.00h: Speeches of the representatives of groups and individual members of the WCER (Power Point Presentations are requested) (15-20min.)
Thursday, 21 August
10.00h: Speeches of the representatives of groups and individual members of the WCER (Power Point Presentations are requested) (15-20min.)
14.00h: Discusions of the representatives concerning the organization of the WCER (steering, WEB page, etc.)
Friday, 22 August
Cultural programme (visiting sacred places).
WORLD CONGRESS OF ETHNIC RELIGIONS HELD NEAR GLOGOW, POLAND
The XI th WCER conference was good and productive. Participants were 53.
There were three groups from Italy, new Swiss friends. Czech, Austrian, Finns, and large German contingent of four different groups, Lithuania, Latvian, and Poland. Danish were very active and offered help with website and magazine, “Oaks”, and Italian friends proposed Rome for 2010.
We are very grateful to Freifrau Sigrun for hosting us in her lovely castle. Around castle are beautiful gardens and ancient oaks and other trees.
India will host 2009 in January in Nagpoor, and in Lithuania in September, 2009.
Lithuanians propose worldwide celebration of Fall Equinox on September 21st, 2008 at sunset in your area for heathen/pagan unity.