Noored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a Youth Exchange called “Know Your Identity Through Art” which will take place from 25th until 31st July 2019 in Resita, Romania.
“Know your identity trough art” is a youth exchange created by young people for roma and non-roma people, with the main purpose of providing for young participants a better understanding of their background through different exercises of personal development and different type of art in order to rediscover their identity being more easy to be included in the society.
Aims and objectives
The aim of the project is to develop knowledge for Roma and non-Roma youngsters about the history and culture of Roma they being easier to be included in the society and together with the non Roma youngsters to discover their own culture, values and personal identity.
The specific objectives of the project are:
– develop skills for self-knowledge and personal development for 20 young people and 5 group leaders from 5 countries;
– give the young people a clear understanding of the difference between inclusion and integration social;
– generate a change of mentality with the focus on acceptance on the other ethnicity with a focus on Roma ethnicity;
– provide the necessary knowledge to understand the history of the Roma for 20 young people and 5 group leaders for their acceptance and inclusion in society.
– to make known to the young people the ethnicity of the Roma through traditions, culture, history, artistic drawing, music and language Romani.
– generate the development of creativity and innovation and at the same time provide the ability of free expression for 20 young people and 5 non-Roma Roma group leaders.
The project is in line with the objectives of the Erasmus + program as it focuses on the inclusion of the Roma, trying to make known their history, culture and their traditions thus eliminating stereotypes / present prejudices related to Roma and hate, racism discrimination, etc.
This event will bring together 30 participants from Romania, Czech Republic, North Macedonia, Estonia and Germany. The event will be held in English. There are 5 vacancies available and participants should be from 18 until 30 years old.
The Erasmus + Programme will cover 100% of the accommodation, food and activities and will reimburse 100% of the travel costs for the participants – up to 275 euros. There will be a participation fee of 40 Eur. per participant.
All the interested people should fill the application form below.
Application deadline: 30th June 2019
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