iJuLa – intersectional YouthLabs in Cologne

In the year 2021, our first PopUp creative lab opened in Cologne-Zollstock: we offer artistic programs on queer and intersectional topics by and for young people from Cologne in an inspiring environment.


A car-free island in the middle of the North Sea. Autumn storms on the sandy beach. 40 young artists from different countries. Come on board for a unique experience!

The ROOTS & ROUTES Experience

40 young artists. 8 countries. 14 days at the Landesmusikakademie Heek. 1 joint show with dance, music, theatre and live media. 2 performances at the Alte Feuerwache Cologne. Be there!

Young Arts for Queer Rights and Visibility

The publication from our #YAfQRaV project (2017-2019) with materials and suggestions for pedagogical work.

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ROOTS & ROUTES Cologne e. V. (RRCGN) is a specialised cultural education institution in Cologne. We do international youth work, promote cultural diversity and different art forms.

RRCGN supports youth and young adults in their creative and professional development. In local and international networking. RRCGN is committed to an open, inclusive society, to the elimination of discrimination and to access for all people to cultural and artistic life.

Our projects

From iJuLa to The ROOTS & ROUTES Experience: we do many different projects, often together with partners from the international ROOTS & ROUTES network.

Statements from RRCGN participants

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