YES – Youth European Synergy!
Programme YOUTH IN ACTION,
Action 1.1: MULTILATERAL
Art and Culture + Intercultural dialogue + Volunteering
The project “YES – Youth European Synergy!” aims to promote volunteering and the benefits of unification of the efforts and creative potential of young people through music for the realization of common objectives that lead to positive changes at local, national and international / European level.
At the beginning of the project young people will learn about the culture and music of the countries from which participants in the project are and they will receive a task during creative workshops to create text, music and arrangement of a new song involving in the new work the messages of the European Year of Volunteering. At the end of the exchange musicians will perform in live concert to the audience new song which we will promote as a hymn of volunteers. The song will be promoted throughout Europe by the participantsin the project. During the exchange, participants will also share experience and will create new partnerships and friendships and will promote messages of Volunteering.
48 young people and 10 leaders from 8 Programme countries will participate in this project, in the town of Sandanski, Bulgaria. Some of the project activities will take place during the 17th edition of Balkan Youth Festival “The Balkan Youth” (from September 12th to 17th, www.byfestival.eu). The participants in the “YES – Youth European Synergy” project are going to present their creative performances in front of more than 3000 people and of the participants of the BYF. They, together with other young people from the other activities of the BYF will also take part in the opening festival procession (12th Sep.), the Balkan Youth Party (13th Sep), the cultural visits of historical sites and the sports day (14en Sep.) and Final Concert (16 th Sep.)
* Synergy – In the context of organizational behavior, following the view that a cohesive group is more than the sum of its parts, synergy is the ability of a group to outperform even its best individual member.
Period of the project:
Period of the exchange:
From: 08/09/2012 To: 18/09/2012
For more information and contact details kindly go to: http://www.euromedp.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/DESCRIPTION-YES-project-2012.doc
For Partner identification form: PARTNER_IDENTIFICATION_FORM-YinA_1_1
For Summary of programme: Summary_Program_BYFestival_2012