Marianne Horling

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URI Trustee for Europe

An artist and teacher, Ms. Horling is a member of an intercultural choir and has worked with migrant children from many different backgrounds, teaching them to explore and reflect upon the world of art. She spent many years working with a member of the German Parliament, has participated in several interfaith conferences and organized seminars on the hidden meanings of fairy tales. She is based in Bonn, Germany.

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The world meets Lienz

In early October I traveled from Bonn to Lienz in East-Tirol. After a drive of nine hours – the last three hours crossing the Alps with the mountains of the Hohe Tauern – I came into a real paradise! Lienz (population: 11,600) is situated in a valley surrounded by mountains of about 2,000 m in height at the small river Isel, which flows into the Drau right along the city.