At the kick-off session to the Discourses on Europe on 29 January 2007 in Brussels, conductor Daniel Barenboim spoke about "The Power of Music: Europe’s commitment in the Middle East and in the world".
The former President of the European Parliament Hans-Gert Pöttering opened the session. The President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso introduced the subsequent discussion. Further participants were EUSTORY-representative Anna Michalkova, Jo Leinen MEP and the President of the Bulgarian Parliament Georgi Pirinski.
Moderation: Thomas Roth (The German public broadcasting company ARD).
As media partner of "A Soul for Europe", ARTE provided a live stream of the event at www.arte.tv/europa-seele.