Culture - a platform for dialogue in Europe


Who is behind this?

Katarzyna Błasińska

Foundation Institute for Socio-Economic Balance


Idea Sketch | Proposal


Idea pitch

Concerts "Culture - a platform for dialogue in Europe" prepared and performed by Polish and Ukrainians youth musicians together with immigrants from both countries will shows their understanding and interpretation of life of immigrants and attitude others to them.

Where will your idea take place?

Kremenchug, Ukraine, Gdańsk, Poland

Why does Europe need your idea?

In global village, which the world has become in the last years cultural diversity is our huge attribute, but in the same way the biggest challenge, because it is connected with potential misunderstanding confusion of conflicts. Prejudices and discrimination come from ignorance and fear of foreign. We can't slight it, because they come to crimes motivated by hate. Often contact with discrimination leads to acceptance of this behavior, greater acceptability of it, which in the end leads to less acceptance of immigrants and minorities group in each country and the whole Europe. In the future that can involve in conflicts, fights or even war. We have to show that we can live together, learn from each other. We are not enemies and we should respect each other and see the other point of view.

What is your impact?

Our aim is to build a platform for increased dialogue to take place, which in turn will advance all areas of tolerance and understanding between the Poles, Ukrainians and immigrants from both countries. This goal will also be achieved through the organisation and participation of joint intercultural concerts and forums. During the project we will prepare the programme of concert, in which youth musicians will perform their understanding and interpretation of life immigrants and attitude to others to them. They prepare visualization - pictures and graphics connected with this topic, which will present in the concert. 2 trainings/meetings increase their knowledge, about tolerance and understanding of European nations, integration issues. Prepared concert "Culture - a platform for dialogue i

How do you get there?

First we are going to conduct an information campaign to select project participants-mostly in internet on the websites and social networks.
We will hold two intercultural meetings for 20 participants (10 Polish, 10 Ukrainian, included immigrants from both countries), during which youth musicians will prepare scenario of concert with the leitmotif of dialogue between immigrants and the rest of society. The meeting will be space to change experience and opinion about situation of immigrants and problems with understanding each others.
Participants will conduct planned concerts with video presentations in local, regional or national fairs and festivals in Poland and Ukraine: for example: National Sorochinskiy fair (UA), which is annually visited by at least 2.5 million people from differen

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€ 36485,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 36485,-

Total budget

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Idea created on April 13, 2015
Last edit on Oct. 30, 2017

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