Sunday, April 28, 2013


Noored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a Youth Exchange called Playing with Knowledge” which will take place in 21st until 30th June 2013 in Metlika, Slovenia.

Ten days long youth exchange “Playing with knowledge – Te čele đanglipe”, will take place in wonderful nature by the river Kolpa, just a few kilometres outside Metlika town.

Youth from six different countries will try to break cultural barriers, prejudice and stereotypes. This will be a great example for local people and an excellent experience for each participant. The main goal of the youth exchange is to design and create didactic teaching utility for children with fewer opportunities.

Through workshops and round tables participants will try to learn about minorities and marginalized groups, European parliament and its Declaration of human rights. With help of experts they will learn about Roma people, their history and culture. They will visit Roma settlement “Boriha” and learn some basic words in Roma language. Participants will gather designs, pick materials and prepare workplace for didactic teaching utility which will be made with help of a professional mentor. They will spend most days in the nature with sports activities to promote teamwork and healthy lifestyle.

This Exchange will bring together 42 participants from Slovenia, Estonia, Spain, Romania, Greece and Croatia. The exchange will be held in English. There are 7 vacancies available and participants should have minimum 18 years old.

The Youth in Action programme will cover 100% of the accommodation, food and activities and will reimburse the participants with 70% of the travel costs. There will be a participation fee of 40 Eur. per participant.

All the interested people should fill the application form below. The application form must be sent to marco@nyh.ee

Application deadline: 14st May 2013

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