There are currently 8 clubs from the European Union in this group:
Oudenaarde Club Belgium (who initiated the group)
RC Auxerre St Germain,France
RC Iglesias,Sardinia, Italy
RC Tabergsdalen Jonkoping, Sweden
RC Hastings, England
RC Dublin, Ireland
RC Bochum-Rechen, Germany
Paphos-Aphrodite RC, Cyprus
Mostly it is a sociable fellowship event which takes place once a year and it rotates each year to be hosted in a different country.
Every Club donates EUR 250 for a local community project of the host Club.
The program consists of the following activities:
- The programme begins officially on Friday night with a reception in the hotel and then all guests are brought to the host clubs members’ homes for dinner.
- On Saturday the host club arranges sightseeing etc.
- Saturday night is an official Gala Dinner.
- Sunday morning every club presents a song, there is brunch and the goodbye.
Many guests spend a few days before or after the event in the area around
the host club.
The attendance is usually around 150-200 guests.
The event is good fun and very tiring as there are late nights and early starts.
It is a weekend fellowship at its best!
The 2014 meeting was held in Jonkoping in Swedens lovely lake district. Five members and spouses attended the very successful meeting which included a conducted tour of the SAAB aircraft factory. The nine members of the Euromeeting Group contribute to a fund which the host club used to provide a trailer for a local charity dealing with drug rehabilitation.
Paphos-Aphrodite RC hosted the Euromeeting in October 2010 in our home town Paphos and will host again in 2017 when Paphos will be the European Cultural Capital.