Social inclusion, Arts and cultural activities



Who is behind this?

Olena Yakubenko

International federation of martial arts "Dragon"


Who is joining forces?

Military Cossack Department of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences


PLEASE !!! We ask organisations from Ruhr area!!!!!


NGO Institute for gender trasformations


Idea Sketch | Proposal


Idea pitch

Optimization of intercultural and international communication, unity in the European Union, the Eurasian space through historical and sporting reconstruction of ancient martial arts and creation on their basis clubs "Rex ringen - Ermanaric", "Theken-Thekwondo IDF", "Vikings-BESK", "Goths IDF" (later the creation of ethnic-sports tourist settlements) in Ukraine and Germany, EU and other countries of the world.

Where will your idea take place?

Ukraine, Germany

Why does Europe need your idea?

An urgent task for Ukraine, Germany, EU as a whole is to strengthen mutual understanding, mutual respect, the development of intercultural and inter-ethnic relations. We offer a solution to the problems of intercultural, inter-ethnic dialogue through the interpenetration of cultures through clubs of historical- sports reconstruction of the ancient martial arts in order to strengthen healthy lifestyle, mutual understanding, civil peace, union and the development of friendly relations.

What is your impact?

The purpose of the project - the formation of common understanding of cultures and traditions of the peoples on the basis of a deeper study of Euro-Asian martial arts. Cooperation of different social, ethnic, and demographic groups for joint development of historical and cultural heritage of different peoples. Providing on this basis of public security, civil peace, fostering mutual understanding and unity in Europe and the formation of a common European and Euro-Asian intercultural space.

How do you get there?

During realization of pilot project will be create clubs "Rex ringen-Ermanaric", "Vikings- BESK", "Goths IDF", "Kara Kudzhak Gures"in Ukraine. In Germany will create clubs "Rex ringen - Ermanaric", "Theken-Thekvonodo IDF”. Will be prepared instructors to these martial arts for the Ukraine and Germany (with international certificates of the IDF). The clubs will based on gender equality.Will be held:-4 reconstructions of the ancient martial arts on a new basis;-competitions, festivals, study of foreign languages; site on Ukrainian and German (with virtual museum "Ermanaric" and "Goths"), 4 video, 5 manuals on martial arts, 3 models of historical - sports settlements "Ermanaric", "Goths", "Vikings" as a basis for the development of ethnic, sports tourism.

What is your story?


Who are you doing it for?

The project is different in that it will involve all population groups.We pay special attention to children, youth,women.Our audience also migrant and host communities. An important audience are fans of a healthy way of life, martial arts, tourism (green, sports, ethnic, extreme). We are waiting for all who are interested in history, culture and traditions of different countries, primarily Germany and Ukraine, who are interested in Vikings,Goths,Western and Eastern Dragons.

What makes your idea stand apart?

Project is exclusive, because reconstructed martial arts - unique. We have developed the martial arts as part of the common cultural - historical heritage. For implementation of project will work together representatives of various professional, social and age groups: women and men, young and old, historians and athletes , doctors and martial arts experts, specialists on ІT- technologies and musicians, etc. Europeans through the prism of martial arts, common cultural space will feel unity.

€ 49950,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 49950,-

Total budget

Major expenses

personnel costs 10650 EUR clubs expenses and rent – 500 EUR сreating website, virtual museum, electronic layouts renovations 3000 EUR video creation 1000 EUR creation of methodic materials on martial arts 800 EUR purchase repair materials , inventory and equipment for the operation of clubs, competitions, performances 3500 EUR hosting an event 5500 EUR funds for the creation and functioning of clubs in the Ruhr region, including payment for coaches, travel, accommodation 25000 EUR

What do you need from the Advocate Europe community?

We are open for feedback for all countries. IDF has projects: "Musketeers and guards - SAVAT" (France), "Kara kudzhak Guresh" (Turkey), “Lohykerme Pynеy”(Finland), “Ringgen Lindwurm”(Austria), “Vikings BESK”(Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Norway), “Boxing of Rad Dragon” (United Kingdom), “Eesti Lohe” (Estonia), “Dracula”( Romania, Moldova), “The Scythians”(Ukraine, Russia), “Amazon”, "White wave- Krav Maga”, and others. CONTACTS: Elena 380506212957,,



Idea created on March 7, 2016
Last edit on Oct. 30, 2017

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