noortevahetus youth exchange nyh chechia art changeName of the project: Art of Change Youth Exchange

Date: 3rd until 12th November 2023

City/Country: Prudka, Czech Republic





What was the main topic of the project?

Natalie Li Lind – How to use art as a tool to promote democracy and European values

Jannar Laar – To promote values of humanity and equality among young people, and to understand the meaning of democracy.

Anna-Luisa Lekštedt – Art as a tool to learn about democracy.

Merily Kihuoja – Art as a tool for democracy

Miina Mi Lind – Democracy and art.noortevahetus youth exchange nyh chechia art change


What were the biggest learning moments of the event for you?

Natalie Li Lind – I realized that people have very different views about democracy and learned about the political systems in other countries.

Jannar Laar – There wasn´t like the biggest learning moment, but i learned something new in all the activities and i really enjoyed being part of the project.

Anna-Luisa Lekštedt – Few workshops and long conversations with people from other countries.

Merily Kihuoja – Activity where we heard about the organization of democracy in the other countries. Finding a common language and communicating with young people.

Miina Mi Lind – Culture and democracy of other countries.



noortevahetus youth exchange nyh chechia art changeDo you have any plans to continue being active in the field? If yes, in which way?

Natalie Li Lind – I am already active in the field and I will stay. I will continue sharing information about Erasmus+ projects and the values in shares to young people.

Jannar Laar – Yes, i would like to continue taking part in the projects in future!

Anna-Luisa Lekštedt – yes, I plan to learn more about Erasmus+ so I could share the information with people I work and study youth work with.

Merily Kihuoja – I would love to go to a training course that would also be about art or democracy. Erasmus and these topics would help me in my everyday work and I could give so much information to my customers.

Miina Mi Lind – Yes, I will spread the word about democracy.

noortevahetus youth exchange nyh chechia art change

Would you recommend this experience to your friends? If yes, why? If no, why not?

Natalie Li Lind – Absolutely. It will broaden your perspectives; you will gain a lot of contacts from other countries and get knowledge about important topics.

Jannar Laar – Yes, because you can learn so much new and experience things that you never had experienced before, meet and get to know amazing people.

Anna-Luisa Lekštedt – Yes, but the younger ones. As it was my first youth exchange, I personally would stick to youth worker mobilities, as i feel I can grow more in my profession that way

Merily Kihuoja – Yes i would, it opens your eyes, and you get so much information about other Erasmus projeckts. You get to see Word and find friends for life.

Miina Mi Lind – Yes, it is a new experience, and it is good for young people to have knowledge about different topics.


noortevahetus youth exchange nyh chechia art change

Other comments or anything else you would like to share? You can answer in your mother tongue, if you want!

Jannar Laar – Jäin projektiga väga rahule!


This Project was financed by European Commission’s Erasmus + Programme