Let’s celebrate the end of the summer holidays together! Stop by our booth in the old part of the Herzogenburg Abbey and let us guide you into the nature of the monastery garden. For the 50th anniversary of the event, Green Steps is offering exciting activities for young and aspiring naturalists for the first time.
Green Steps at NÖKISS 2021
The largest Austrian children's festival with up to 3000 participants per day has taken place every year since 1971 on the spacious property of the Herzogenburg Abbey. For the 50th anniversary of the event, Green Steps is offering exciting activities for young and aspiring naturalists for the first time.
Let’s celebrate the end of the summer holidays together! Stop by our booth in the old part of the abbey and let us guide you into the nature of the monastery garden. From Friday to Sunday on the last August and on the first weekend in September we offer you the following program:
10:30 - 12:00
Discover the tasty trees in the monastery orchard with all your senses
14:00 - 15:30
Find Flip the grasshopper, Maja the bee and Thekla the spider in the monastery garden
16:30 - 18:00
Healing herbs in the monastery garden which even Ronja the robber daughter knows
Parents of children younger than 6 years of age are as always welcomg to participate in our activities. Daily tickets can be purchased for the entire festival on the website der NÖKISS. You can collect your impact points by registering additionally on our sustainability learning platform, where we have set up NÖKISS as a pilot community. We look forward to meet you there!
Why do we need nature education?
Human consumption endangering Earth ability to regenerate resources is before our eyes. It’s time to explore a different approach and imagine a different future if we still want to have one. Nature Education is not mainstream, but it reveals to be necessary to nurture people’s awareness.
A GAME, A BOOK, A MOVIE 
Three reviews for you: a game, a book and a film that connect us to Nature. This month we have chosen “Brain box: Nature”; “How to teach nature journaling” and “The Social Dilemma”
Behind Green Steps: VALENTIN PIVERT
Can you imagine calligraphy opening the path that leads to UX/UI design, and also building a bridge between Europe and China? Can you imagine this path stepping by business studies and leading towards social entrepreneurship? Stop guessing and grab a pain au chocolat: get to know our Graphic Designer Valentin!