YE “The plastic dragon - back to nature”
Start date: Mar 1, 2013,
Within eight days exchange the participants will encourage to take part in different non-formal activities and through them to get to know more about different ecological issues as well as about different attitudes of European countries to the main ecological problems as recycling, or looking for alternative sources of energy and the global environmental challenges. The participants will not just take part in discussion or in workshops. They will have and a chance improve their creative skills and together create new art through creative recycling techniques. Besides the ecological workshops and creative recycling activities the participants will have an opportunity to learn about photography and to get to know basic photographic skills, because photography is not just the way how to document the process of change plastic bottles to art piece, but it is also way how to document the life on our Planet, the life which needs to be protect. At the end of the project the participants will have an opportunity to connect ecology, creativity and photography and share their new knowledge through ecological exhibition with local communities of their countries. This project will promote active citizenship of young people and will raise the topic of youth participation. The participants will have a chance to work in intercultural environment. Therefore, they will be able to develop social skills and better understand the cultural differences and will develop tolerance and solidarity. Working in multicultural town and in so multicultural and multilingual group will surely contribute to mutual understanding among young people from different countries.
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