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“29 June” is International Danube Day.
Danube Day has been launched by the ICPDR in 2004 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the signing of the DRPC. Through the joint effort of different organizations, the celebration of Danube Day throughout the Danube River Basin became an annual event, paying tribute the Danube and the rivers that flow into it.

Join us in celebrating the Danube Rivers!

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Danube Day is celebrated on June 29 throughout the Danube River Basin, along small creeks and large streams.

The celebration pay tribute to the vital role the Danube and its tributaries play in people’s lives: providing water, food, power, recreation and livelihoods. Danube Day celebrated the peoples of the region and the wildlife that finds refuge there.

Did you know?

To find out more about Danube Day and how you could join in the celebrations, please visit the Danube Day Website.

The international Danube Day is a light-hearted and celebratory event where organisations and institutions at every level of society from kindergarden through high-school, to churches, NGOs, scientific institutions and national or local governments are encouraged to participate. Through diverse range of activities like water related games, field trips, round tables, work shops, educational and public awareness activities, the whole society should gain a stronger emotional and respectful connection with the Danube Basin and its unique biodiversity. The involvement of well know artists and personalities who are committed to act for the Danube Basin, could personally inspire the public to act for the Danube in their every-day lives.


But how does Danube Day help the Danube?

  • It highlights why it’s important to look after Danube rivers.
  • By celebrating successes, it shows what can be achieved.
  • It looks to the future and faced upcoming challenges.
  • It mobilises people to take action for the Danube.


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Last Edit: 2009-07-30