"Folkevirke - social - cultural political information" is a
cross-country, cross-party adult education organisation founded in
Folkevirke's working fields are centered round social, cultural, and political aspects in which we wish to engage through a binding, open and unprejudiced dialogue.
Folkevirke is working across all dividing lines - social, cultural, political, geographical, religious and age-related.
Folkevirke's aim is to bring new initiative to adult education. Folkevirke wishes to promote an active dialogue, thereby offering the participants a better foundation for engaging themselves in the democratic process.
Folkevirke publish a quarterly magazine - "Folkevirke" -, in which each issue focuses on a special topic within a cultural, political or social area. Each topic is illustrated from the greatest possible number of aspects, thereby giving the reader a good basis for taking his stand on the questions asked and improving his possibilities for taking part in debates on public matters.
All active citizens. Folkevirke provides adult education and it is primarily women who participate.
Folkevirke has focus on whatever we find important: Environmental questions - new technologies including genetic technology - the challenge of migration and minorities - ethical questions - economics - literature - theatre - music - art, especially women artists, and so forth.
Folkevirke has been known to bring what you would call "early warnings". Time and again a subject has been thoroughly treated in our study circles and meetings.
Folkevirke has a large network and do make meetings together with many different organisations - primarily with organization which are member of Folkevirke.
Folkevirke has participated in many transnational activities - the EU-supported Grundtvig and the Nordic Nordplus.
In 2012 Folkevirke has been chosen as coordinator for two projects - "The Cultural Kalejdoscope" and "New and old Democracies".
Size of the organisation:
Number of members: 650
Number of local departments: 12
Website in English: