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CSG Concerts

CSG Concerts

This December we invite you to bring softly the year to closure TOGETHER.

Looking back to the last 11 months, there have been many moments in which we met as a growing community, inventing new ways to come together, know and support each other in so many occasions.

We have prepared a series of three concerts and people who have attended some of our activities know already one of the artists, Luka Soriano. Together with his “binome”, Pilar Mc Carthy, they will bring us beautiful, healing music from around the world for an hour and a half concert in each location.

 

 


The concerts will take place as follows:

  • in BERLAYMONT PIAZZA on Monday, 11 December, from 12h30 to 14h00
  • in DGT – Cafeteria of Rue de Genève 6, on Monday, 11 December, from 16h30 to 18h00
  • in CDMA Atrium (Champs de Mars 21) on Tuesday, 12 December, from 12h30 to 14h00.

Few words about the artists. They are both coming from Valencia and have music and arts as background. They are deepening their practice towards personal development through various techniques, including going back to old music and bringing it to nowadays people as a way to anchor and process change in their lives.

Luka (http://www.lukasoriano.net/) is well-known also for being the funniest clown that makes kids in Valencian hospitals laugh and forget their suffering as he collaborates with  Payasospital, a charity that brings a bit of a smile on children’s faces in hospitals.

 

 

Pilar (http://pilarmccarthy.com) roots her energy in her “tierra”, believes strongly in the healing power of the feminine energy and her voice is a gift of power and softness at the same time.

 

 

Relais pour la vie à l’ULB ce week-end du 14-15 juillet

Relais pour la vie à l’ULB ce week-end du 14-15 juillet

Nous serons présents le 14-15 octobre au Relais pour la Vie de l’ULB (stand à confirmer). Samedi on aura le bouquin en vente, cette fois les bénéfices iront à la Fondation contre le Cancer, l’organisatrice du relais.

On vous attend nombreux à la cérémonie des bougies, prévue à 21h30 samedi. Vous pouvez encore réserver des bougies pour honorer ceux qui sont partis et pour encorager ceux qui se battent.

Dimanche matin vous allez être accueillis par un clown très sympathique qui, à partir de midi, quittera son nez rouge pour la guitare et nombre d’autres instruments pour un concert vraiment spécial dédié aux personnes qui sont touchées directement ou leurs proches.

Merci à Luka Soriano de nous accompagner dans ce voyage sonore. Ici un example de son art pour un avant-goût de ce concert.

Il est encore temps pour soutenir notre équipe soit en vous inscrivant, soit en faisant un don… ou tout simplement passez goûter un morceau de pizza vegan ou de gâteau…

https://www.relaispourlavie.be/teams/inoubliable-tiramisu

I’ll never forget your famous tiramisu…

I’ll never forget your famous tiramisu…

Cancer Support Group is publishing a poignant memoir written by our colleague, Ana de Morais, to honour the memory of her daughter, Cristina, who left us way too early in 2015.

The book is a celebration of life, courage and dignity.

The funds collected will go to two Brussels-based charities, Les Amis de Bordet (http://www.amis-bordet.be/) and Cat Rescue (https://catrescue.be/)

Cristina’s cats

For the fundraising for rescued cats beautiful postcards and reproductions are available. Reproduction rights graciously offered by the French painter, Claire Bauzet, to whom we are grateful. More about Claire’s work  here https://www.artactif.com/claire-bauzet#.WTj8ehPfrIU

Books are available as hardcopy in English and French, to preorder please send a message to cancer-support@ec.europa.eu mentioning your name/address, the linguistic version you want and the number of copies. Please consider a donation of 12 euros/book which will allow us to cover the publication costs and making a donation to Les Amis de Bordet.

A Polish version is available on request.

A book launch event is taking place in Berlaymont Piazza on Monday, June 19, at lunchtime (from 12h30 to 14h30), and we are organising a cake sale.

A fundraising page for the book: https://www.youcaring.com/cristinaacelebrationoflife-828602

You can support this action without buying a book, of course.

Bank account BE84 8508 6975 6659 – ASBL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

Paypal: 

What is stress and what does it do to your body

What is stress and what does it do to your body

Almost one hundred colleagues met on February 9 at lunchtime to listen to Tom Meyers, Osteopathe and DeStress coach, and learn again something that everybody knows but somehow we never apply, or very rarely…

The future sounds stressed, with one in five people experiencing burnout by 2020 and a global bill of around 600 000 000 euros only related to unmanaged stress.

Give yourself time to reAset, give your body time to unwind and experience moments of peace and quietness. As it seems that the topic is really “hot” we’ll be back with some ideas of easy exercises to destress.

 

Have you attended the workshop? Your input is very valuable as it will help us define further activities, leave us a comment here or send an email to cancer-support@ec.europa.eu

CSG General Assembly on 16 February 2017

CSG General Assembly on 16 February 2017

Agenda of the General Assembly of Cancer Support Group ASBL

Brussels, 16 February 2017 from 12h45 to 14h15

 

I : Approbation of the agenda

II : Annual Report 2016

III : Financial report 2016 and discharge of the treasurer

IV: Interventions of our colleagues in Ispra and Petten (tbc)

V : Modification of the Statutes (change of address of the headquarters, modification of article 13§5)

V : Nomination of new Administrators

VI : Resignation of the President and nomination of a new President and Vice-Presidents

VII : AOB

 

NB: If a first general assembly does not reach the quorum, a second AG takes place immediately after to confirm the decisions taken.

 

Arts en Scène – 26.09.2015

Arts en Scène – 26.09.2015

Bossaflor 26 09 2015

 

Some information about the next concert of Arts en Scène, a programme sponsored by Afiliatys in support of Cancer Support Group activities, and its programme in two parts on the 26th September at the Mercelis Theater: a comic opera of G. Rossini between 15h and 16h30 and then a concert of sambas in Italian between 20h and 22h30 (cf. enclosed descriptions). Snacks (hot meals) will be proposed between 18 and 19h30. It is strongly recommended to book on www.bossaflor.eu. Amicalement, Best regards,

Thanks to Philippe Quevauviller for his constant support to the CSG!

 

Relais pour la Vie – 26-27 September 2015

Relais pour la Vie – 26-27 September 2015

Cancer Support Group has a team for the Relais pour la Vie in Verviers on 26-27 September 2015 (from Saturday at 15h to Sunday at 15h) The address is stade de Bielmont – 92, avenue Elisabeth in 4800 Verviers.

The captain of our team is Tina Amatrice (for more info, contact her by email at the office).
You can enroll (there is a10 euros fee) via this link http://www.relaispourlavie.be/teams/cancer-support-group

and join the team to walk or run during the event. Many other activities are offered throughout the 24 hours!

If you cannot make it on the spot, you can still make a donation for our team. All proceedings go to Fondation contre le Cancer who are the organisers.

Oxygen – 20.09.2015

Oxygen – 20.09.2015

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On 20 September, our colleague, Sarah, is organising in Ispra the annual event to raise funds to go towards research into finding a cure for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma.  This is the event website: www.sempreconloro.org (Italian only for now). The event will be held in Ispra in collaboration with the JRC Triathlon Club “Oxygen”.

If you scroll down the first page of this website, you will find a link in the lower right hand corner “click to see video”,  showing the devastating effects this rare brain tumour had on Sarah’s son, as well as his gradual recovery thanks to what was a successful clinical trial for him. This gives hope that researchers may be on the right path, but in order to continue their research, they need funding. For more info contact CANCER-SUPPORT@ec.europa.eu

Monthly Bossaflor concerts for the Cancer Support Group

Monthly Bossaflor concerts for the Cancer Support Group

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The Project “Arts en Scène et en Saisons” (art on stage and in seasons) is built on the wish of cultural exchanges between Europe and South-America. Brussels, as a cosmopolitan City, is an ideal location to allow for such a meeting of cultural paths. The project is conceived as a multicultural bridge opened on sharing and diversity. The programme includes, in a first part, narrations in music and images speaking about the planet, the seven arts and science around the four elements and the seasons and their relationships with humans. Each event will honour one country through light meals and concert, theater or dance. The diagramme below gives an overview of the round of events planned for the 2015 season.

http://www.bossaflor.eu/UK/index.php?refresh