Facts about the International Youth Convention 2019 ↑
More than 30,000 youth and their guardians from across the world
Here I am
All programme events will be conducted in the German and English languages, where possible. The divine services will be translated into more languages
The programme of the International Youth Convention has been put together with the help of the youth worldwide. Participants can expect to see a variety of over 250 events on the programme - from exhibitions, workshops, sport, to podium discussions. Of course, there will be lots of music. The programme onstage is alone more than 300 hours in total.
Shows and concerts in the stadium
Friday morning will see the opening ceremony of The International Youth Convention in the Arena adjacent to the exhibition grounds. The pop oratorio “I AM” will be presented on Friday evening and on Saturday the performance"#HereThereEverywhere - Jesus the Light In Us" will set the mood for Sunday morning.
Around 3,500 young singers will form the "International Youth Convention Choir", to perform at the closing divine service with Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider and also sing in the pop oratorio “I AM” in the Düsseldorf Arena. Tickets for the concert can be purchased at the box office, for the price of 50 euros. Entry to the pop oratorio is included in the fee of registered participants to the International Youth Convention 2019.
Order your tickets here
People with disabilities
All planning will be considerate of the youth with disabilities
Entry fees include the provision of breakfast, lunch and evening meals.
Costs for travelling to and from the event are generally to be met by attendees. Exceptions will be regulated by respective district Churches.
Participation fee: 125 euros
Admission to the three-day event will cost 125 euros, covering overnight accommodation and all meals.
We would like to interlink the website www.iyc2019.org. Is it allowed to use the key visual then? ↑
Certainly, the website can be interlinked and the key visual can also be used. Other templates which can be used are shown under "Downloads". The key visual can also be used from there for visual backgrounds to news articles. It is, however, prohibited to alter or adapt the logo in any form.
Is the entry ticket also valid for the public transport system? ↑
The IJT 2019 Düsseldorf gGmbH has arranged with the Rheinbahn Düsseldorf company for participants of the International Youth Convention to travel free of charge by bus and rail to and from the event between 30th May and 2nd June. The combination ticket is valid for all four days on the Rhein-Ruhr regional public transport network (VRR) and is included in the 125 euros entry fee. The Kombiticket cannot be used to travel on any other transport systems than the VRR.
Where can I find general information about the International Youth Convention? ↑
The NewsletterInformation and the latest news are regular sent by email through the Newsletter. Subscription details can be found on the home page.
The editions of IYC Compact
IYC Compact informs its readers with the latest news. Each edition can easily be printed out and pinned on notice boards.
The Key Visual
The key visual is in a variety of layouts for downloading
The ambassadors of the IYC pass information on into their congregations and districts. They also give the planners information about the wishes and expectations of the youth.
The youth delegates have further material available to keep the youth in the congregations up-to-date.
Info flyers and brochures
Are there sufficient charging points on the Messe premises? ↑
According to latest information, it will not be possible for 30,000 participants to charge their smartphones. We therefore recommend that you bring a sufficiently capable power bank with you. If you do not own one, you should take a look before you come to the IYC in the IYC Shop. Power banks are on sale there with a capacity of 20,000 mAh.
From when can I park my caravan on the Messe caravan park? ↑
Generally speaking, you can park your caravan on the Messe caravan park 365 days per year. You can therefore arrive as early as you wish - at your own cost of course.
The caravan park may be used free of charge (including mains electricity) from Monday, 27th May 2019. The park has space for 800 caravans, with electricity, and some without electricity.