Tuesday, November 22, 2011

This is my voice! is Valorized!

The project exhibition "This is my voice!" has been presented to the annual Valorization conference organized by National Agency on November 18-Th.

During the conference Euroarte Association demonstrated the PhotoVoice method in a 1 hour workshop with participants from Life Long Learning and Youth in Action field.

A BIG "Thank You!" to the Organizers for inviting us!

This is my voice! is Getting Involved

Project "This is my voice!" will be presented as Good Practice example during the training course "Get Involved" organized by Romanian National Agency in Predeal in November 2011.

We will present the project, it's results and the process of creating them in a Participatory Democracy Youth Project.

A few details about the training:
Get involved! Training course

22-27 November 2011 | Predeal (Carpathian Mountains), Romania

Participants will explore the concept of youth participation, learn about the YIA programme and learn how to set up their own Youth Democracy project.The objective is to enable them to develop and realise an Action 1.3 Youth Democracy project.
The aim is the exploration of the concept of youth participation, the provision of knowledge regarding the Youth in Action programme and more specifically Action 1.3 and the development of necessary competences for realizing a youth democracy project.
The objectives of the training course are:
- To explore the added value of Youth Democracy projects for the local community
- To acquire project management and communication competences
- To develop understanding about the principles of youth participation
- To learn about the Youth in Action Programme and especially about the quality criteria of Action 1.3 Youth Democracy projects
- To share and transfer experiences of activities undertaken in the local community
- To create a space for contact making and finding potential partners for Youth Democracy projects
- To develop an action plan to realise a Youth Democracy project.

Monday, November 14, 2011

This is my voice Exhibition in Craiova/ Romania

40 Silent voices speak through photography

Euroarte Association, Association Vasilida and Photoclub "Dan Mihai Calinescu" invites all photography passionate to visit the photo exhibition "This is my voice," which presents a selection of photographs taken by 40 youngsters with hearing and speaking disabilities from Romania and Poland. "This Is My Voice" Project is funded by the European Commission, Youth in Action Program, Action 1.3 Youth Democracy Projects.

Photo exhibition "This is my voice," will be officially opened on 16 October 2011, 18.30 at the Art Gallery of Military Center in Craiova, Romania, and will remain open between 15 -30 November 2011.

The authors of the photos are deaf or hipoacusic young people from Romania and Poland, which, through photography (Photovoice method) express their problems, opinions, needs, wanting to communicate with hearing people in order to be understood and integrated.

Throughout the month of October 2011 the exhibition "This is my voice!" was hosted at Bucharest student’s Culture House; now follows a stop in Craiova and then, during January-May 2012, the exhibition of the project results will be itinerated in Cluj/ Romania and Warsaw/Poland, in the communities of the young participants, according to the following program:

- February 1 to March 3, 2012 – Octavian Goga Cluj County Library, Association ArtImage;
- March 2012 - Polish Deaf Association headquarters in Warsaw, Poland.

More information about this project can be found at: www.thisismyvoice-photovoice.blogspot.com

Note: This project is funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects only the views of the author and the Commission can not be held responsible for using the information it contains.