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Emconet at Bearwood Street Festival 2017

On 11th of June 2017 Emconet took part at the Bearwood Street Festival. There were two main stages at the festival: main stage with professional performers and second one for those performers who are just starting their careers, that included Emconet group of talents too. Emconet performers entertained guests with enthusiastic traditional Russian dances and singing. Traditional colourful Russian dresses have attracted everyone’s attention too. In addition to that, Emconet presented a stall with traditional toys and pastries for…

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Book presentation of EMСONET founder in the Thimblemill library

The Russian Club meeting in May was held together with EMCONET.  There was a presentation of the Russian-speaking book “Give me a tablet for death, nurse”. The author, Aldona Grupas, talked about her experience of working in a local nursing home and how she wrote the book about it. After the presentation, there was an opportunity to purchase the book with an autograph.

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Eastern European Culture Celebrations at Bearwood Street Festival

On Sunday 11th June 2017 from 11.30am to 5.30pm the High Street will host Bearwood’s first ever community-led music and arts festival right in the centre of the neighbourhood. Emconet is taking part in it too and we are going to celebrate our cultural diversity a variety of national games and activities. Belorussian, Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Ukrainian folk songs, dances, music, games, costumes and much more – all Eastern European ethnic traditions will surprise you….

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Funders value our job

We are proud to announce, that our efforts in helping Eastern European migrants with integration in the UK are noticed by funders. 2017 started as a very generous year for our team.   The Big Lottery Fund supports our services! In January EMCONET was awarded by Awards for All and The Celebrate grants. Using these grants we aim to bring people together, to provide social and practical help in reducing isolation and language barrier, to minimise lack of confidence…

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Psychological support workshop on different languages

Our achievements set by our goal. Especially when we understand how our mind works! We had a very busy day on Thursday, July the 23rd 2015 at Emconet, Birmingham. People from five Eastern European countries (Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Poland) gathered together to learn and reflect on their life purpose and think what they want in life. Galina Hartshorn, former Russian Specialist in Tuberculosis, PhD, now nurse in the UK, has lived for many years in England. She has found…

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Organizacja pomagająca imigrantkom –

Emerging Communities Network (Emconet) jest organizacją mającą na celu pomaganie imigrantom w odnalezieniu swojego miejsca w brytyjskiej rzeczywistości. Dla wielu z nas codzieność jest wyzwaniem, to wyzanie, ma zupełnie inny wymiar, kiedy doświadczamy go w obcym języku z daleka od rodziny i przyjaciół. Dlatego razem z Eleną Jeanes (Managing Director) stworzyłyśmy projekt Na rozstaju dróg, który ma na celu dotarcie do jak największej ilości Polek z regionu West Midlands, doświadczających przemocy w związku. Współpracujęmy obecnie z West Midlands Police, prowadzimy darmowe…

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Fork On the Road

  Motivational workshop on Polish language.   What is your dream? Do you want to live and work in the places of your choices or you just follow by what other people told you to do?   What motivates you for changes? Do you know how to achieve your life dream? Migration to the UK has never been easy and if you are not trained in fighting difficulties, any small barrier can put you off your dream. On 22nd October 16…

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EMCONET helps local people get more out of online life!

Last week (October 17-23) EMCONET helped more than 20 people discover what the internet could offer them, as part of the national Get Online Week campaign.   Thousands of Get Online Week events took place across the UK, with Emerging Communities Network leading the way by helping people to try doing everyday things the digital way – and showing them how being online could make life cheaper, quicker and easier. Visitors to the English classes at Brasshouse Community Centre…

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Eastern European food Festival

Прекрасным завершением учебного года прошло организованное в конце июля 2016 празднование фестиваля  Кухни Народов Восточной Европы В партнерстве с Русскоязычным Клубом Рубрик, Эмконет пригласил на барбекю в Ярдли Вуд  всех желающих попробовать закуски и угощения из многих стран Европы. На празднование съехались достойные представители из пятнадцати разных стран. Гости наслаждались многочисленными салатами, закусками,  жаренными колбасками  и конечно, превосходными шашлыками, приготовленными по особому рецепту Грегоржа из Польши. По давнишней традиции, гости приняли участие в национальных играх и забавах.  Было невозможно…

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Kings Bromley Show

Summer fairs – it is quite usual entertainment for Britain. From June up to October every village or town take advantage to show its rural beauty and creativity, to present unusual hobbies and vintage items, to impress guests with old traditions on horses or dogs show. However, there is a village in Burton-on-Trent, which demonstrate something special every year. In this year we are continuing  to introduce for our compatriots the traditional British life, now in the rural England. 23…

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