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Spreading The Human Touch

After the delegation of ball carriers sadly had to say goodbye to Istanbul, it divided into two: The Ball with half of the team continuing towards Jordan and afterwards Lebanon, with the intention of reuniting with the other Spirits in Gaziantep in southern Turkey. Meanwhile, the other 4 members of the divided travel group had […]

ISTANBUL – Tour de Bosporus

Wednesday, 16th May 2018 Today the Spirit team went on a grand tour of Istanbul. Together with Felix Schmidt and his colleagues of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation we visited Mevlüt Uysal, the Lord Mayor of Istanbul. We were invited like royalty into the Town Hall, together with the German Consul General, Georg Birgelen. After receiving the Lord […]

ISTANBUL – Meeting Point of Cultures

Tuesday, May 15th 2018 Migration being as old as humanity itself, the history of the world may also be seen as a history of migrations. In not many places this is more obvious than in Istanbul. The colourful metropolis on the Bosporus is a melting pot of peoples from all over the world. The most […]

The Ball 2014 left England on 9th Jan 2014 and headed to the World Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The Ball 2010 left England on 24th Jan 2010 headed to the Opening Ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Ball 2006 travelled from London to the Opening Ceremony in Munich, Germany.

The Ball 2002 was carried 7000 miles across Europe and Asia to the World Cup finals in Korea & Japan.