Fairs and other events
22 September 2013, Brussels, Belgium
Objective of the ENRD participation was the following: to represent and to promote the ENRD CP activity on the stand of the DG AGRI, to organise the “European Quiz” related to the activities together with the organisers.
The programme of the faire included Citizen Debate and Press point with presence of the Commissioner, also European quiz “wheel of fortune” organized by the ENRD CP representatives. During the quiz participants were answering questions related to the rural development and correct answers were awarded. And finally cooking shows were organized a long the day and had a lot of success.
The event provided the opportunity for the European Commission’s stakeholders to exchange ideas by animating various activities and to answer general queries from the public. The ENRD’s presence was reinforced by the participation of the Walloon Network representatives.
On 22nd September 2013 on the occasion of the city farm event "Bruxelles Champêtre", the annual 'Farm in the City' event celebrating sustainable agriculture, farming and rural development - the Place des Palais was transformed into a picturesque country andscape packed with entertaining and educational activities for the whole family.
A dedicated CAP area was available and visitors could learn through fun and creative activities exactly what the CAP brings to their lives. They could choose between browsing local food products at a mini-market fair, getting a taste of quality produce from around Europe and taking part in a cooking demonstration. The more physical activities consisted in rolling up one's sleeves for an exclusive gardening workshop or simply enjoy live music and dance performances.
And also one-hour citizen debate was organised at DG AGRI's pavilion at Bruxelles Champêtre, where Dacian Ciolos, Commissioner in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development discussed the new CAP with the public.
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