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FSFE local groups celebrate ‘I Love Free Software Day’


On the 14th of February the FSFE community meets up in diverse cities around Europe to celebrate ‘I Love Free Software Day’. Join our events in Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Greece, Switzerland and Spain.

I love Free Software Day card and flag emojis of Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Greece, Switzerland

This year we celebrate the 13th edition of ‘I Love Free Software Day’. Over the past decade the ‘I Love Free Software Day’ has become a tradition for the Free Software community. On this day Free Software enthusiasts, users, and contributors share their appreciation for each other. A series of gatherings in different cities, scattered around Europe, is coming up. On February 14 , people will meet to discuss Free Software topics and thank contributors of their favourite programs.

Find an event organised by an FSFE group near you and join!

Party at C-base in Berlin

Corridor with pink and blue neon lights

It is not a venue. It is the remains of a 4.5 billion year old space station were discovered under Berlin-Mitte: c-base. It is where the FSFE throws a party. Come and join us! W 📨 🐘

🇩🇪📍 Rungestraße 20, 10179 Berlin

⏰ 16:30-00:00

📋 Please register here.

Meetups in Bonn and Hamburg

More German cities love Free Software. A community meeting in Bonn will celebrate this day probably online some hours earlier, on Monday 13 February, while the FSFE local group Hamburg is organising a meeting on 14 February.

🇩🇪📍 Bonn, Hamburg


Pizza party in Frankfurt Chaos Computer Club

people in workshop
Webathon in Frankfurt, 2019

During the public evening at the Chaos Computer Club in Frankfurt, we celebrate the "I Love Free Software Day". Stop by and join us! In addition to a small program of a few 📢 Lightning Talks (5' lectures) and a 🍕 Pizza Party, the evening is dedicated to discussions about Free Software. W 📨

19:00 – 19:30 👋 Arrive

19:30 – 20:00 📢 Lightning Talks I

20:00 – 20:30 🍕 Pizza party

20:30 – 21:00 📢 Lightning Talks II

from 21:00 Happy get-together

📋 Please register by sending an email to mweimann@fsfe.org and keep in mind that an FFP-2 mask is required during the event.

Free Software and privacy in Thessaloniki, Greece

Two people in a booth

We love both Free Software and privacy. In this meetup ‘I Love Free Software Day’ will be presented along with short talks on privacy. Of course, there is also going to be time to say thank you to our favourite Free Software programs. We meet and connect with friends from GFOSS and GreekLUG. W 📨 💬

🇬🇷📍 Ypsilon first floor, Edessis 5, 546 25

📋 Places are limited, please register.

18:30 – 19:00 👋 Arrive

19:00 – 19:10 🔹 FSFE intro

19:10 – 19:20 📢 “I Love Free Software Day”

19:20 – 19:30 🔹 GFOSS intro

19:30 – 19:40 📢 Mastodon: Social media back in the hands on people

19:40 – 19:50 🎤 Q&A

19:50 – 20:00 🔹 GreekLUG intro

20:00 – 20:10 📢 OpenPGP in Thunderbird for encrypted and/or signed emails

20:10 – 20:20 🎤 Q&A

20:20 – 20:30 📢 Community activities: ‘Public Money? Public Code!’, FediGov

20:30 – 20:50 🎤 ‘A Free Software program I would like to thank is…’ round

from 21:00 🍻 Beers in Ypsilon

Netherlands team meets in Arnhem

People in front of outside booth

Strategically placed at the centre of the country, the meeting in Arnhem can accommodate people from all of the Netherlands. The team has planned a cosy dinner and a drink. W 📨

🇳🇱 📍 Momento Oude Oeverstraat 98 6811 JZ Arnhem, Nederland

⏰ 19:00

📋 Please confirm your attendance through the Dutch mailing list.

Italian community meets online


A group call that welcomes all Italian-speaking members interested in Free Software is coming up. After the success of the Italian community meeting at SFScon with more than 20 participants online and in person the team wanted to meet again. What better occasion than the ‘I Love Free Software Day’? We will celebrate our love for Free software and discuss the future of Free Software in Italy.

⏰ The Program

17:30-18:00 I love Free Software Day – let's all thank our Favorite Free software project

18.00-15 Outcome of the FSFE - Italian community meeting at SFScon this November

18:15-19:00 Workshop: setting the milestones for the future

👉See you on the 14th of February at 17:30 in our 🇮🇹 💻 virtual room

Meetup in Swiss hackerspace

The local groups Zurich, Basel, and St. Gallen invite other hacker groups for drinks and food after work to celebrate ‘I Love Free Software Day’. At 18:00 they take a group picture!

🇨🇭📍Bitwäscherei, restaurant on the ground floor, Zurich

⏰ 17:00

Spanish groups’ meetups

People having beers, #ilovefs sign in the middle
Free Software advocates celebrating the ‘I Love Free Software Day’ in Barcelona, 2019.

Local group members are trying to organize meetings in Madrid and in Barcelona to celebrate ‘I Love Free Software Day’. Contact the groups to stay up to date with their plans!

🇪🇸 📍Madrid and Barcelona


Your city?

Join us in celebrating our love for Free Software on the 14th of February. For more meetings and information have a look at our event page. Or reach out to us at contact@fsfe.org, if you would like to organise a meeting in your area. Let’s connect with each other and show our appreciation for Free Software and the freedoms it guarantees for us.