This exchange is focused on the inclusion of minorities through music. The exchange will be held in the south Serbian city of Vranje. This area is ethnically mixed (The area around Vranje has a substantial Roma minority) and has a rich cultural and musical tradition. 40 young musicians from 8 different countries (EU, South East Europe and Mediterranean) will gather to exchange artistic views. They will Intermingle with local youth (musicians, artists) from different ethnic groups (Serbs, Roma, Albanians...). Through workshops, rehearsals, presentations, discussions, cultural evenings, integration games and excursions the participants will learn what they have in common but as well they will understand the importance of the diversity of European cultures. In the final days of the exchange, the efforts of participants and local youth alike will culminate in an open air concert where the local community and especially youth will be involved. During the open air concert, local organizations and the organizations of the participants have the possibility to present themselves and their work.
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