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Youth Exchange “Perform Culture” 11-19 October, 2019 in Diyarbakir, Turkey
October 11 - October 19EUR20
Type of Activity: Youth exchange
PLACE AND DATE: (11-19 October 2019) in Diyarbakir, TURKEY
PARTICIPANTS: 60 young people (8 youth + 2 group leaders from each countries).
COUNTRY: Partner countries will be from Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Lithuania, Poland and Macedonia.
LANGUAGE: The working language will be English.
Participants are obliged to attend and be active throughout the duration of the project, as well as taking part in the dissemination activities after the end of the youth exchange.
Being able to coexist, cooperate and communicate with people from different cultures became the norm in today’s globalized world. Nowadays, people easily move from one place of the globe to another, for various reasons. And even though we all come from different backgrounds, have different social norms, habits and beliefs, we must find understanding and respect among each other. But, our human world is a mixture of people where each of us is biased with our own outlook on the world in which we reside. Thus, getting in touch with other cultures different from ours makes us understand ourselves better and appreciate cultural differences. Being interculturally competent represents a huge asset for both personal and professional life of people today. Therefore, the main goal of the project is to promote understanding and collaboration between countries and cultures using music, dances and other artistic forms as a tool for breaking down barriers between young people from different backgrounds. Given that, we want to show young people coming from different parts of Europe that they can combine their cultures, backgrounds and talents and create something unique with mutual effort. In that regard, participants will organise a Final public event where they will represent different cultures with performing music, dances, and other artistic activities in order to show locals how important is to appreciate cultural diversity.
- to explain different approaches and perspectives in culture, as well as to exchange experiences and practices;
- to provide opportunity for intercultural dialogue and to strengthen respect for cultural diversity;
- to transform participants’ musical experiences and to learn a variety of techniques to develop creatively;
- to give advice about active youth involvement and to promote social inclusion through non formal education, music and performance;
ONLY SELECTED PARTICIPANTS WILL BE CONTACTED!