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AEGEE-Aachen presents: Ode to joy (Flashmob)

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Published on May 25, 2014

On friday, 23rd of may 2014, AEGEE-Aachen organized a flashmob to motivate people to vote for the European Parliament elections 2014.

"Ode to Joy" (German original title: "Ode an die Freude") is the national anthem of the European Union and the Council of Europe; both of which refer to it as the European Anthem due to the Council's intention that, as a semi-modern composition with a mythological flair, it does represent Europe as a whole, rather than any organisation. It is based on the final movement of Beethoven's 9th Symphony composed in 1823, and is played on official occasions by both organisations. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European...

AEGEE is one of Europe's biggest interdisciplinary student organisations, striving for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe. As a non-governmental, politically independent, and non-profit organisation AEGEE is open to students and young people from all faculties and disciplines. Founded in 1985 in Paris, today AEGEE has grown to a Network of 13000 friends, present in 200 cities in 40 countries all over Europe.

Through our activities, we empower students and young people in Europe to take an active role in society. We create a space for dialogue and learning opportunities as well as act as their representative towards decision-makers. AEGEE strengthens mutual understanding among young Europeans and brings Europe closer to young people.

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    • Ode to joy-7247-DNC
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    • Ludwig van Beethoven, AEGEE-Aachen
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