Primavera

Welcome to the aid organization Primavera - Helping children in need.

We are pleased about you being interested in our work. Primavera is an organization of Bosch employees mainly who support children of various projects worldwide. Learn more about our philosophy, sponsors and membership.

Primavera Brasil

20th October 2018

n 20 October 2018, Primavera will be hosting a festival on the cultural island in Stuttgart that will be dominated by Brazilian sounds, grooves and joie de vivre. Live music, workshops, DJs and a food market await you at "Primavera Brasil". Among others, the Bosch Jazz Orchestra, the Brazilian singer Christina Marques and the dance groups ABADA Capoeira and Forró de Domingo will be there.

Festival of the Seasons

3rd October 2018

On the third of October, the Day of German Unity, an enthusiastic audience of around 2,000 visitors experienced a "Festival of the Seasons" ranging from classical music to jazz. In the full Beethoven Hall of the Liederhalle in Stuttgart, the Bosch String Soloists and the Bosch Big Band gave a joint concert for a good cause. Around 16,500 euros were donated to the Primavera e.V. children's charity.

Vivaldi's most famous work, The Four Seasons, consists of four violin concertos, each dedicated to one season. Composer Thorsten Wollmann arranged the piece for the Bosch Big Band and the Bosch String Soloists to create a richly orchestrated play of colors. Works by Peter Tschaikowski and Thorsten Wollmann himself were also performed.

Primavera Calendar 2019

07th August 2018

The Primavera Calendar 2019 has finally arrived and can be ordered now! The calendar is available as a table-top calendar in DIN A5 format, including international holidays. The pictures of children (portraits and responsive group scenes) are authentic photographs and video clips from different countries and projects. Captions indicate the respective project. Read more ...

Primavera News 1/2018

17th April 2018

The latest edition of the Primavera News is finally here! Download the newsletter here in PDF format and learn more about Primavera projects and the great commitment of Bosch employees therein as well as for other fundraisal activities plus news from the Primavera board of management.

Primavera Calendar Sales Award Ceremony

05th March 2018

Coinciding with the 28th anniversary of Primavera, the Primavera Calendar Sales Award Ceremony 2018 took place on a sunny Monday, March 5. Mr. Kuebel, member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH and chairman of the management board of Primavera e.V., opened the ceremony with warm words of welcome and thanked all sellers for their commitment and their engagement for Primavera.

Quempas Concert 2017

30.12.2017 - Traditional Christmas Concert of the Bosch Music Groups

Magnificat anima mea Dominum - My soul praises the Lord. In Latin, Mary's song of praise begins as a prelude to Christmas. Like every year, the traditional quempas singing of the Bosch music groups took place on 13th December in the collegiate church Stuttgart. The Bosch Symphony Orchestra, the Bosch Choir and the children of the Salier Gymnasium Waiblingen performed the Magnificat by John Rutter. It has been a good tradition for many years that the entire proceeds of ticket sales will be donated for Primavera. n this year, EUR 12,262 can be added to the Primavera account. Many thanks to all guests for their visit and their donations!

Bosch Jazz Orchestra Christmas Concert

15th December 2017 - Christmas music at it’s best

Christmas music at it’s best – The Bosch Jazz Orchestra led by Christoph Weisser and Josef Herzog performed and entertained guests in Bosch Haus Heidehof on this Monday and Tuesday evening. The musicians provided a great atmosphere with their swinging christmas hits. Aside of the music the guests had the chance to take part in an auction, buy christmas cookies, listen to christmas stories and learn more about Primavera. At the end of the wonderful concerts Primavera raised funds of just below 6000€. Many thanks to all guests for their visit and their donations!

Primavera now also active in Vietnam

30th November 2017

School and vocational training at Dieu Phap orphanage - Primavera has recently become active in Vietnam and supports the Dieu Phap orphanage. The orphanage, founded in 1983, is located in Ab Tan Can, near the Bosch location Dong Nai in Vietnam. The house is run by a Buddhist nun and houses 130 children and adolescents aged seven to 20 years. Read more ...

Primavera News 2/2017

22nd November

The latest edition of the Primavera News is finally here! Download the newsletter here in PDF format and learn more about Primavera projects and the great commitment of Bosch employees therein as well as for other fundraisal activities plus news from the Primavera board of management.

A culinary travel around the world

28th September 2017

This year, a team of talent pool members from Schillerhöhe and Feuerbach has created and published the first Primavera cooking book. The project aims to increase awareness for Primavera on the one hand. Additionally, a huge amount of donations shall be gathered for the Primavera projects. The first cooking books were presented during the last Primavera Garden Party on 15th of July ’17 and gained already a very positive feedback. All the earnings from the sales of this book will to 100% be donated to Primavera projects. Read more ...

Primavera at the Stuttgarter Hofbräu Brewery Festival 2017

26th August 2017

On the last weekend of August, the 2017 Brewery Festival took place at Stuttgart's Hofbräu in the south of the state capital - for the first time for two days! For several years now, Bosch employees, above all participants of the Junior Managers Program (JMP), have been supporting this event in the service of Primavera e.V. As a thank-you the organizers were pleased to receive a cheque of 1,300 EUR for Primavera. Read more...

Spark of Joy Season 3 - 132,000 Euros for a good cause

05th August 2017

The Event took place on 5th of August, Saturday at Christ College Auditorium and it was spectacular for a fantastic cause – Primavera India where more than 1000 children are positively impacted and have sustainable changes in their lives. Read more ...

Primavera Calendar 2018

30th July 2017

The Primavera Calendar 2018 has finally arrived and can be ordered now! The calendar is available as a table-top calendar in DIN A5 format, including international holidays. The pictures of children (portraits and responsive group scenes) are authentic photographs and video clips from different countries and projects. Captions indicate the respective project. Read more ...

Benefit Concert in Munich

27th July 2017

The Bosch Symphony Orchestra recently gave a benefit concert in Munich bearing the slogan “Help you can hear − a concert for the future.” Led by conductor Hannes Reich, the orchestra played a wide range of classical music for 600 guests. The concert raised a total of 9,380 euros in donations for the children’s aid organization Primavera. Read more...

Primavera Garden Party

15th July 2017

„The joy and the smile are the summer of life" (Jean Paul). In this sense the Primavera Summer Party took place on Saturday, 15th July 2017 in the garden of Bosch Haus Heidehof. Primavera members, friends and supportes experienced a day of attractions for as well as food and drinks at a historical place over Stuttgart from 14 till 18 o'clock. Read more ...

Bosch Symphony Orchestra plays for Primavera

14th July 2017

The Bosch Symphony Orchestra played in Ansbach on 14th July 2017. On the challenging program there were pieces from the operas "Nabucco" and "Carmen", Arutjunjan's trompet concert, Schstakowitsch's Moscow Tscherjomuschki as well as the Danzòn of Antonio Marquez. The Bosch employees from Ansbach were so excited that they donated 3.650 Euro for Primavera. Read more ...

Primavera News 1/2017

3rd June 2017

The latest edition of the Primavera News is finally here! Download the newsletter here in PDF format and learn more about Primavera projects and the great commitment of Bosch employees therein as well as for other fundraisal activities plus news from the Primavera board of management.

Bosch Gala Mexico

22th April 2017

At 08th April the big Bosch Gala Mexiko took place in Liederhalle, Stuttgart. The Bosch Symphony Orchestra together with the Bosch Choir and famous soloists from Mexico performed european classical opera pieces as well as highlights of the classical mexican music culture. The money of ticket sales in the amount of 15.907,75 EUR was completely donated to Primavera.

The Colorful House in Bogotá

13th January 2017

In the poor district of Sierra Morena, south of the Colombian capital Bogotá, stands a colorful house on a hill. Friendly and jewels, quite in contrast to the many poor corrugated iron huts on the outskirts. It is the "Casa de los colores", a property of the non-profit organization CES Waldorf (Corporación Educativa y Social Waldorf) that helps people in one of the poorest areas in Colombia to find a way out of their hopeless life situation. Read more...

360° Primavera Insight

12.09.2016

One thing that makes primavera unique is the voluntary commitment of it´s members and supporters. They are involved in various activities and fulfil differents tasks. In our new series "360° primavera insight" we introduce volunteers, members, supporters and their motivation and points of contact with primavera. Read more ...

Donations Ticker

03.10.2018: At the concert "Festival of the Seasons" of the Bosch String Soloists and the Bosch Big Band a total of 16.500 EUR was donated to Primavera. Many thanks to all donors for the great result!

27.06.2018: At the Public Viewing Event of the Central Purchasing division of Bosch - Powered by WeNego (World Cup match Germany-South Korea), a total of around 1,500 EUR was donated to Primavera.

19.06.2018: Bosch's PS/EDP department has closed its coffee fund and donated the contents to Primavera in the amount of 1,350 EUR! Many thanks for this!


07.05.2018: At the birthday of R.G.Hülsmann a total of 1,530 EUR were donated for Primavera. Many thanks to the donors!


15.04.2018: At the performances of the play "39 Stufen" by the Bosch Theatergruppe on the Schillerhöhe, in Feuerbach and Renningen more than 5,499 EUR were donated. Thanks to all donors!

31.03.2018: By far the largest sum comes from the campaign "AS employees donate overtime to Primavera": in March we received a total of 139,238 EUR. Thanks to all AS employees for this fantastic result!

21.03.2018: At the concert of the Bosch String Soloists more than 1,500 EUR were donated.

28.02.2018: At the end of February, Bosch BKK donated 1,380 EUR, which came from the "Members donate bonuses from member advertising" campaign.

15.02.2018: Mr. Hilberath (AE/PJ-HL) initiated donations in total of 1,530 EUR with his appeal for donations on the occasion of his 60th birthday in February.

31.01.2018: At the farewell of Mrs. Eimers-Klose (former CM/EE) 2.380 EUR were donated.

31.12.2017: At the Bosch Quempas Singing more than12.262 EUR were donated from ticket sales to Primavera. A big thank you to all donators!

15.12.2017: Almost 6.000 EUR were raised for Primavera at the Christmas concert of the Bosch Jazz Orchestra. Thank you!

23.10.2017: At the benefit concert of the Bosch string soloists in Renningen, a total of 1,575 EUR was donated. We thank all donors for this!

18.09.2017: Bosch Employees from Purchasing have donated 1.080 EUR for Primavera at a Lunch Event. Thank you!

26.08.2017: 1.300 EUR were donated for Primavera at Stuttgarter Hofbräu Brewery Festival 2017. Thank you for this great result!

05.08.2017: At the third Spark of Joy Event more than 132.000 EUR were donated to Primavera India.
The donations will be used in more than 10 projects for more than 1.000 children in need! We thank you for this great result!

27.07.2017: At the Charity Concert of the Bosch Symphony Orchestra in Munich over 9.380 EUR were donated for Primavera. We thank you for this great result!

15.07.2017: The Primavera Garden Party 2017 lead to net proceeds of 6.655,14 EURwhich will be used 100% for Primavera-projects!

14.07.2017: At the Charity Concert of the Bosch Symphony Orchestra 3.650 EUR were donated for Primavera. We thank you for this great result!

08.04.2017: The record ticket sales of 15.907,75 EUR for the Bosch Gala Mexico were fully donated to Primavera. We thank you for this great result!

15.12.2016: At the BEG Christmas Tombola 2.630 EUR were donated to Primavera. Thank you very much for this great result!

13.12.2016: At the Bosch Christmas Concert of the Bosch Symphony Orchestra and Choir in Stuttgart more than 7.500 EUR were donated to Primavera. We say thank you for this great result!

08.11.2016: Guests of the Charity Concert of Bosch Symphony Orchestra donated 3.457 EUR to Primavera. We say THANK YOU for this great result!

14.10.2016: At the Bosch Service Convention the oil painting "The Guy from Bosch Service (1977)" was auctioned. Mr. Paul of Car Service Paul had the highest bidding with over 371 EUR. The auction proceeds were donated to Primavera.

22.09.2016: Participants of the "We are Bosch Day" in Bühlertal donated over 4.342 EUR for Primavera.

07.08.2016: Ticket sales for the fundraising event "Spark of Joy" resulted in 4.885 EURof donations for Primavera India.

15.07.2016: Guests of the Concert of the Bosch Jazz Orchestra at Renningen donated 2.020 EUR to Primavera. We say THANK YOU for this great result!

22.06.2016: Guests of the Charity Concert of the Bosch Symphony Orchestra at Abstatt donated 1.896,50 EUR Thank you to all members of the Bosch Symphony Orchestra for this great result!

25.05.2016: Guests of the Charity Event Benebeatz Beats4Benefiz in Waiblingen donated 1.100 EUR We say thank you for all participants!

16.03.2016:The prize of the soccer match of the winning team of the Bosch soccer match in the amount of 400 EUR was donated to Primavera.

01.03.2016: Beim Spendenaufruf zum Thema "Flüchtlingshilfe" wurden in Summe 410.000 EUR bis Ende Januar gesammelt. Dieser Betrag wurde von Bosch verdoppelt, so dass insgesamt 820.000 EUR an Spenden für die Unterstützung von Flüchtlingen zur Verfügung stehen.

19.01.2016: The theater evening lead to net proceeds of n 1.695 EUR, which will be used for Primavera projects.

29.09.2015: The Primavera anniversary garden party on July 4th, 2015 lead to net proceeds of 5.390 EUR, which will be used 100% for Primavera-projects!

12.08.2015: More than 1,600 EUR were raised for Primavera during the third Bosch Power Tools Family Day in Leinfelden by selling the popular "Bosch mini" tools for kids.

12.08.15: A total of 570 EUR were collected during Primavera Lunchweek at plants NuP1 and NuP2 and donated to Primavera. Thank you Nuremberg!

09.06.15: In total, our teams and supporters managed to sell almost all of the 4.630 2015 Primavera Calendars with a net profit of 37.917 EUR. Read more...

09.06.15: The two lino-paints of the Bosch founder Robert Bosch were successfully auctioned on ebay for 156 EUR. Thank you Dr. Regina Grote for this great initiative!

17.04.2015: Guests of the Springtime Concert of the Bosch Jazz Orchestra at Bosch Haus Heidehof donated 2.176 EUR to Primavera. We say THANK YOU for this great result!

05.01.2015: At last year's BOJO Christmas Concert in Abstatt, a total of 1.456 EUR was raised for Primavera.

16.12.2014 A treat for the ears - 11,000 EUR were generated by ticket sales for the traditional Quempas-Singing of the Bosch music groups!

14.12.2014: The organizers of the sixth Christmas tombola of Bosch Power Tools have shown great commitment again. Many thanks for this, as well as for the proceeds of 16,000 EUR in favor of the Primavera donations account!

01.12.2014: The watercolor painting created by Vahid Seyed-Khoei at this year's summer festival, was sold on Ebay for 190 EUR. 100% of the proceeds go to Primavera!

11.11.2014: During the magnificent concert with the Bosch Symphony Orchestra at Stuttgart-Feuerbach 4,660 EUR were taken in favor of Primavera!

30.07.2014: At this year's Primavera Gartenfest in Stuttgart, 5.000 EUR were raised for Primavera projects. We'd like to thank all visitors and supporters, who made this day sospecial!

03.06.2014: The 2014 Primavera Calendar sales lead to an amazing 25,000 EUR donation to Primavera, presented to our chairman Mr. Kübel by the project team.

07.04.2014: At the end of an entertaining concert evening with the Bosch Jazz Orchestra, featuring the auctioing of paintings from children from different latin american projects, 2,024.00 EUR were transferred to the Primavera account.

10.03.2014: 4.000,00 EUR were raiseed for Primavera through the 'run4primavera' project at Lohr a.M. and Chemnitz last year.

06.02.2014: Thanks to dedicated donations from the Robert Bosch GmbH as well as many private contributions, the reconstruction in the Philippines after the typhoon can be supported with174.000 EUR. More...

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