Let's Folk Together
Start date: May 16, 2016,
End date: Jan 15, 2017
”Let’s Folk Together!” includes 48 young people aged 16-26 from 6 countries: Italy, Spain, UK, Hungary, Turkey and Poland. The participants will not only to master their folk music and cultural management skills in an international environment but also discover and compare own and other cultures’ characteristics and other nations attitudes to refugees and migrants and discrimination patterns in different countries. The programme activities will consist of working in groups on composing music, writing lyrics and preparing the original song reflecting the project topic as well as several cover songs in new style. Next, there will be a happening and a concert according to the participants’ ideas and scenarios, which will be filmed and post-produced into the project video. The project is addressed not only to music professionals but also to those who want to improve their instrument or singing skills and creative competences and respond to the European issues that move the hearts of young people. The project will last for 12 days. Participants will be first staying in the lovely countryside holiday centre with all the facilities and activity tools there. During the project there will be team-building and ice-breaker games, intercultural evenings, jam sessions, creative drama, music and lyrics workshops, sharing research-based knowledge, discussions about future scenarios for Europe, as well as many physical activities. There will Facebook group set up for sharing ideas, materials and for the communications and follow up about any issue of the project. At the follow-up stage the national teams will organise photo exhibitions and presentations to local communities about the project, showing videos and describing project partners and work results. Thus, many young local citizens will be encouraged to use the Erasmus+ opportunities and set off on an intercultural adventure. The teams will also give local concerts for disadvantaged groups to direct local community’s attention to the problem of inequalities in general.
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