Unseen All Ukraine
Start date: Aug 15, 2014,
End date: Mar 15, 2015
European democracy development center will conduct international youth exchange "Unseen All Ukraine" on the 1-8 th of October 2014, in the Poltava and Chernyhyv regions of Ukraine. In this project will participate youth from Lithuania, Ukraine, Turkey, Italy, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Georgia, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland and United Kingdom. Totally in this youth project will take a part 4 young people (18-25 y. o.) and 1 group leader from each country (60 people).
The idea of this project was created by the young people in the open discussion in the social network and it was developed by the Ukrainian and Lithuanian youth organizations.
The main aim of the project is: to show for EU and Eastern partnership countries the unique Ukrainian culture, arts and traditions.
The main tasks of the project: to create the cooperation networks between project partners, promotion of multilingualism, youth patriotic education, promotion of the communication in cross-cultural environments, increase the youth initiative and leadership, youth tolerance between cultures promotion, better understanding of European citizenship, volunteering and bigger involvement into the community stimulation.
Project participants will involve in each project period: preparation, active activities and dissemination and this will be coordinated by the each group leader. In this project participants will make such activities as(in Poltava and Chernuhyv region villages): creative presentations of each country history, culture, crafts and traditions, youth will make traditional Ukrainian food and will make traditional embroidery and weaving, also will sing and dance traditional Ukrainian songs and dances, will ride, throw the lance and will participate in the meetings with villages communities and it's active members with whom will be made the discussions in the different topics. During the project will be used this non-formal education methods: games, debates, discussions, presentations, performances and different creative exercises. The main results of this project - movie about Ukrainian culture, arts and traditions and project presentation will be presented in every EU and Eastern partnership country, in order to present it in the huge publicity.
After this project we expect that project participates will better work in cross-cultural teams, tolerate other cultures and religions and will start to be more interested in the other countries cultures, will improve their leadership and creative skills, will better realize the citizenship and patriotic aspects, will induce the youth volunteering and involvement into communities and the promote multilingualism. Is expected that this project will be continuous and will be made in the countries, which are also by the integration to the European Union, such a Georgia and Moldova.
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