Ströbeck was the Cultural Village of the year.
5-7 May Conference of local politics, theme "Opportunities of women in little European villages".
Program: reports of all 12 cultural villages, accompanied and exploited by Prof. Dr. Angela Kolb Hochschule Harz.
23-25 June Exchange (Netherlands, Estonia, Greece, Hungary).
14-21 July Youth camp. Topic: Workshop "Creativ games in past and present".
28-30 July Exchange (England, Denmark, Spain).
18-28 August Exchange (France, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic).
6 - 9 October Economic conference.
• Contributions of the representatives of the villages: Porrúa, Mellionnec, Wijk aan Zee, Ströbeck (in German 1, in German 2), Paxos, Kirchheim, Pergine Valdarno.
Topic for the Cultural Exchange: "The importance of culture for regional development" - presentation of the cultural villages.
For details have a look at the homepage of Schachdorf Ströbeck.
• In Wijk aan Zee there was a Symposium for Painters in May.