Welcome to the Association for the Promotion of International Relations Neu-Anspach (Verein zur Förderung internationaler Beziehungen Neu-Anspach e.V. = VzFiB)

International town twinnings, a large network of friendships across national borders, citizens’ meetings of the twin towns, youth projects where young people get to know each other and experience Europe together – this and more is the Association for the Promotion of International Relations Neu-Anspach.

Find out more about the association, its activities and its twin towns Saint-Florent-sur-Cher (France), Šentjur (Slovenia) and Thalgau (Austria).


  • 18.05.2023
    Citizens meeting in Šentjur, Slovenia

    Doberdan (Hello) in Šentjur: From Thursday,  18. May, until Sunday, 21. May 2023 our annual citizens meeting takes place in our twin town Šentjur. Details will be available soon. Please subscribe to our newsletter which always keeps you informed.

In general
Youth projects
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In memory
Press release

Citizens' meeting in Neu-Anspach 2024 incl. programme

It's that time again - Neu-Anspach invites you to an exciting citizens' meeting on Ascension weekend from 9.5 to 12.5.2024 - here with PRogram on D, F, SLO to download...


Change of perspective in Europe - Youth project, inclusive programme

NEW: programme in German, French and Slovenian. 48 young people from twinned towns get together for a week in Neu-Anspach - generation Z gets to experience Europe up close and personal....


2024 General Meeting: new faces on the Board of Directors and a new impetus, ready for the citizens' meeting and the youth project

Am 7. März versammelte sich der Verein zu seiner jährlichen Mitgliederversammlung, und es war ein Treffen der Begegnung und des Austauschs...


Neu-Anspach invites you - become a host with heart

Hosts with heart wanted in Neu-Anspach for the town twinning meeting. Register now and find out more...


Youth Project 2023

"Together in joy!" "Together in joy!" - is the motto of the 2023 trinational youth project in Šentjur, the Slovenian town twinned with Neu-Anspach and Saint-Florent-sur-Cher.


Flipbook: 13 years trinational youth projects

13 years trinational youth projects - photo book showing highlights...


Full of anticipation for the coming months - General Assembly 2023

More than 40 participants - members and friends of the association - informed themselves on site about the projects and news the association is planning - all others can read it here [...]


Guest at the open day of the Adolf-Reichwein-School, Neu-Anspach

Saturday, 10 a.m. in Neu-Anspach: As the school's cooperation partner, we are pleased to be able to be there again and present our town twinning activities [...]


Town twinning meeting 2023 in Šentjur & registration form

The preparations are already underway, the bus is booked. And here you find further information and the registration form [...]


Start of the year in snowy Neu-Anspach/Westerfeld

After an interruption of 2 years, the traditional annual kick-off was held again on 21 January 2023 with a preview of upcoming activities such as the civic meeting in Šentjur [...]


Municipal exchange between partners Thalgau and Neu-Anspach on flood protection 

Mayor John Grubinger and Head of International Relations of the City of Neu-Anspach Jürgen Strempel (from right to left) agree on a partnership exchange. [...]


Newsletter December 2022

The December newsletter comes in a new format to all subscribers by email. Those who want to read it in classic pdf format - in German, English and French - can find it here [...]


Review of the year 2022

What a year, the anniversary year 2022! Colourful and varied from January to December - here comes the review [...]


Guests from Thalgau at the Neu-Anspach St. Nicholas Market

Great joy in Neu-Anspach after 2 years of Corona break: a big stage in front of the community centre, surrounded by many stalls, tents and a carousel. International visitors are also there [...]


Newsletter november 2022

Christmas markets in our twin towns - book and film recommendations and events for 2023 [...]


About us - Press clippings 2022: The year of anniversaries

2022 is an anniversary year: 40 years of jumelage with Saint-Florent-sur-Cher and 15 years with Sentjur. Here are the articles in the local press [...].


Newsletter October 2022

Winners of the Caricature Exhibition Quiz Review of the exhibition Culinary autumn tip - chestnut soup Book recommendation "Europe for Future" by Martin Speer and Vincent-Immanuel Herr


Newsletter August 2022 - EN

Last call for the boules tournament Cartoon exhibition on Franco-German friendship The heat and drought in the twin towns Travel literature tip for art lovers and Brittany fans


Newsletter July 2022

Summer greetings from the South of England and ,Šentjur, recipe ideas with French flair, holiday reading


Citizens´meeting ascension 2022

Especially in 2022, we would like to show our attitude and conviction for a common, diverse, democratic and free Europe together with our partner cities. Our citizens' meeting and the international youth project are particularly visible and clear signs of this.


Youth project 2022

"Acting to live better together! Agir pour mieux vivre ensemble! Gemeinsam aktiv für ein besseres Zusammenleben!" After two years of Corona break, the young people from the partner cities met for an Erasmus youth project - this time in Saint-Florent-sur-Cher, France.


Newsletter June 2022

Review of Citizens' Meeting & Youth Project 2022, Reading, Boule Tournament Announcement


Europe Day 2022 - EN

The scent of Europe wafted over Weilrod on Saturday, 7 May 2022 from 11 am in beautiful weather. More than 40 stands of the twinning associations of the Hochtaunuskreis presented the ideals and special features of their twin towns - read more...


Stand with Ukraine

What do we have to do with Ukraine? Nothing and everything [...]


Youth project 2019

Our future is now!" This was the motto, which inspired 48 young people from the 3 twin towns experience to a week full of games, fun and excitement in Neu-Anspach, while they became honourary ambassadors of Europe.


Virtual citizen meeting in Germany and Neu-Anspach

You can always travel - at least from the sofa. That's why we're going to the Taunus - 35 km north of Frankfurt.


Virtual citizen meeting in France and Saint-Florent-sur-Cher

Travelling improves a better understanding, so here is a curiosity about what there is to discover in and around our twin town of SAINT-FLORENT-SUR-CHER.


Virtual citizen meeting: Slovenia & Šentjur

If there is no civic meeting at the moment and travel is otherwise not possible for personal or other reasons, then a sofa trip to explore the partner municipality of Šentjur in enchanting Slovenia is recommended.