Design a European Flag for Children-Europe Day 2014 Competition

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 9 May 2014 until 30 Jun 2014
Time: All Day
Europe Direct Centre: Waterford Library
Location: Event Centre

Event Description

The European Union: what’s it all about?
When the Second World War ended Europe’s leaders decided to work together to resolve their
problems. There are now 28 countries in the European Union (EU). The EU has its own Parliament where people can democratically elect whoever they like best. Some EU countries have interests that are
different to others. To live together peacefully everybody must accept everybody else as they are. Each
country lives according to its own traditions, language and culture. The EU celebrates it’s birthday on 9
May each year. The EU’s motto is: “United in Diversity”.

Open to all 1st to 5th Class students in Waterford City and County. Completed entries
can be dropped in to any of the 11 branches of Waterford City and County libraries by 30

First Prize: A trip to the Copper Coast Geopark for yourself and your whole class.
There will also be runner up prizes.
The winner will be notified in September 2014.

Download PDF: Europe Day Competition Sheet 2014