Koloszvar is the
Hungarian name for the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca.
Situated in the Transylvanian area of Romania, the IKE (YMCA) in
Cluj-Napoca is home to the national seat of the Hungarian
speaking YMCA based in Romania.
Aberdeen YMCA had the privilege of visiting the YMCA in Kolosvar
in 2001 and since then the partnership between the two YMCAs has
In May 2004, the
Board of Directors of Aberdeen YMCA agreed to support IKE in
with a small annual donation for the next 3 years.
OF PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN
ABERDEEN YMCA AND IKE KOLOSZVAR:
establishment, with a visit hosted by the IKE in Kolozvar.
with a visit by volunteers from Aberdeen YMCA to Koloszvar.
Kati and Gyongyi, from
the IKE Koloszvar, pictured with the YMCA Executive Chairman and
the Lord Provost of Aberdeen in the Town House in recognition of
the partnership between both YMCAs and the 6 months they had
volunteered with the YMCA in Aberdeen.
Volunteers from Aberdeen
YMCA visited Romania to participate in the 5th International IKE
Festival. A cheque is being presented to the IKE National
Secretary, Csaba Veres, and Kati and Gyongyi from Aberdeen YMCA.