Européennes : à chacun son truc anti-abstention

On 02/05/2014 Liberation reported about Europeen Sans Frontieres’ new Rock the Euro Vote in an article about different projects trying to overcome citizen’s lack of interest in voting in the European Elections between 22-25 May 2014.




Here is the English translation of the part about Europeens Sans Frontieres


The call for cultural personalities

On April 18 the Europeans Without Borders association posted a video on the sites of Paris , France Télévisions and France24 in which several personalities share their affection for the idea of ​​Europe. Guillaume Gallienne, Dany Boo , cartoonist Plantu, the constitutional Olivier Duhamel, the director of the French Comedy Muriel Mayette, actress Florence Pernel or singer Fefe are all contained in casting.

“The idea is to use the world of culture to be effective with young people, as the political and media class are despised ,” said AFP Philippe Cayla, Chairman of Europeans without Borders and former head of Euronews. “For me, Europe is peace ,” says  Dany Boon in the video. “I wish more young people to tell me “hey , there’s stuff to do in Europe! ‘, exclaims Fefe . “It is up to us citizens to take ourselves in hand, and culture may be able to save us ,” concluded the cartoonist Plantu.