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Younited Cultures celebrates migration through storytelling accessories. These are not just products, but stories about the beauty of cultures. Discover the people and the values behind the products and let’s make visible the positive side of migration!


5 activities to become more culturally diverse

You can never have too much cultural diversity in your life. And especially at the dawn of a new year, we should all embrace more of the differences and celebrate what makes us each special! But the question remains: how can we fit even more activities in our busy daily schedule? Here are our 5 …

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10 things I’ve learned about becoming an Austrian citizen

For many years I have thought of applying for the Austrian citizenship. While the frustration of a growing political right-wing and not having the right to vote, the thought of needing to renounce my own nationality kept me from taking this step. So in 2010, I had decided to still wait in the hope that…

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St Nicholaus rituals from the multicultural community

For the 6th of December, a day in which many cultures celebrate St Nicholaus, we interviewed some members of our immigrant community. Our friends took the chance to share their favourite rituals connected to this holiday. We invite you to read and enjoy their personal reflections and to share yours as well! We get to…

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5 things I love about being an immigrant in Austria

I have lived in Austria for more than a decade now. Here are my top 5 things I’ve learned as an immigrant from Romania, living in Vienna. 1. How Vienna resonates to my need of calm and order. This was for me one of the biggest reasons why I decided to stay in Austria. At…

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Migrant, European or maybe Austrian?

Migration brings value to every culture. In this time of the coronavirus me and my family are living in Austria and yes, the chancellor of Austria has been often criticised for referring only to Austrians in his speeches. And no, it doesn’t bother me. As an immigrant in Austria but a born and raised European,…

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Gifts for employees. Gifts with meaning.

“CELEBRATE MIGRATION” SOCKS! You are proud of the diversity of your company and you want to show it to your employees? Then you have come to the right place. The diversity socks are the answer. A colorful statement with a positive effect! Your advantages: You show the appreciation of your diverse employees They contribute to…

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A migrant’s role in society. A Bulgarian perspective.

How does a migrant impact society? How do you see yourself as a migrant in Austria? This whole idea as a migrant… I don’t see myself as migrant in that sense. I do have this strong sense of migrant identity if you wish, whatever that means. For example I find the question “where are you…

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I fell in love with this culture and country.

Who were you before you moved to Austria? My name is Khurram Iftikhar and I was born in Pakistan. I spent my childhood in a small village coexisting with nature and cultural norms. As I was always inspired by creativity  I chose electronics engineering as my career and successfully graduated in 2009.During my studies,i got…

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I am Andra.I am Romanian. I am a migrant.

Who am I? Society today, worldwide, points to many definitions of who we are: migrants 1st generation, 2nd generation, people with a migrant background, refugees, foreigners, expats- we are all reduced to definitions, demographics and statistics. I am often asked the question by journalists “When do you feel like a migrant?” and the answer is…

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I never quite had a home anywhere

My family has been quite nomadic for generations. I am mostly Pontic Greek (a trip of Greeks that used to live in Turkey before they were driven out 100 years ago) on my fathers side. My mothers side contributed some German and Prussian elements, but I understand that in the 70’ies they already had a…

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