The Coalition of youth organizations SEGA within its annual programme for 2012 implements the project “Promoting intercultural dialogue among youth in Macedonia”. The project aims to promote the intercultural dialogue among youth in the municipalities where young people with different ethnic background live.
Within this project SEGA announces open call for selection of best art works (paintings) on the topic “Intercultural Dialogue”.
Students of all high schools from Prilep, Ohrid, Struga, Tetovo and Tearce are eligible to participate in this call.
II SPECIFIC CRITERIA
The paintings can be performed in technique by chose of the author (pencil, pastel, aquarelle, oil, distemper, ink…).
The topic of the competition is “Intercultural dialogue”, and it might include paintings that reflect on intercultural dialogue among youth, life of the young people in intercultural community and paintings that bring forward messages for friendship, coexistence, mutual understanding, tradition etc. (games, experiences, tradition, folklore, customs etc.)
Each student may submit maximum of 3 paintings on this call. The art works submitted on this call have to be original and should not to be submitted on any other competition before.
III APPLICATION STEPS AND DEAD LINE
You should submit your art works to the pedagogical service in the school no later than 15 November 2012.
On the back of the painting please stick a paper which will contain the following information:
Name and Family name:
IV SELECTION CRITERIA
For the selection of the best art works, the Coalition of youth organizations SEGA will constitute independent evaluation commission consisted by three members.
SEGAs evaluation commission will select per three best art works from each above mentioned city, which will be published in a e-catalogue “Me and my friend”.
All students, authors of the published e-catalogue, will be awarded with certificates.
V PROMOTION OF THE E-CATALOGUE “ME AND MY FRIEND”
The e-catalogue “Me and my friend” will be published on the website of the Coalition of youth organizations SGEA – www.sega.org.mk, on the websites of our partner organizations and as well it will be promoted through the social media.
Also, the catalogue will be sent to all high schools, youth organizations, supporters, donors and youth aiming to deliver clear message of young people for the importance of fostering intercultural dialogue in Macedonia.
Local promotions of the e-catalogue “Me and my friend” will be organized in Prilep, Ohrid, Struga, Tetovo and Tearce during December 2012.
Coalition of youth organizations SEGA
5, Ivo Lola Ribar
7500 Prilep, Macedonia
+389 48 429 390
Last Updated on Friday, 26 October 2012 14:17
The cycle of workshop within the project “Promoting intercultural dialogue among youth in Macedonia”, started in Prilep, Ohrid, Struga, Tetovo and Tearce.
19 educators through educational workshops will transfer their knowledge, acquired on the Training for peer educators in intercultural dialogue, to their peer high school students from these cities. The workshops elaborate intercultural dialogue topics aiming to improve the communication between youngsters living in multiethnic community, in order to overcome the stereotypes and prejudices they have one for another. In the same time, through these workshops we will contribute towards overcoming the cultural differences, intolerance among young people with different ethnic background and as well will promote the friendship and building multiethnic coexistence.
With this project it is envisaged 80 educative workshops to be realized, encompassing at least 1600 high school students from these eight cities.
Besides organizing educative workshops this project provides organizing of public call for best art works on the topic “Intercultural dialogue”. The best art works will be included in e-catalogue which will be promoted in all high schools involved with the project.
The project “Promoting intercultural dialogue among youth in Macedonia” is part of the Annual Programme of the Coalition SEGA for 2012, financed with the CIVICA Mobilitas, implemented by CIRa and financed by SDC.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 14:16
The Coalition of youth organizations SEGA in Ohrid, Skopje, Gostivar, Kumanovo, Debar and Struga promoted the intercultural book “Me and my friend”, created by the young talents with different ethnic background from the cities where the project “Promoting intercultural dialogue among youth in Macedonia” have been implemented. The book “Me and my friend” contains literate works in prose and poetry sharing the same message – mutual respect and overcoming the differences. Besides, the aim was young people through written words to develop intercultural dialogue.
“With this book we want to mark the time where we live, tolerance and mutual understanding among youth. Exactly this is mirrored through the literary works in the book created by young people that everyday face with this problem” – emphasized Zoran Ilieski, Executive Director of SEGA. This book is a tool for the young people in which they in “plastic” way will learn how to act together and create, to have fun and to socialize, but as wll to use it as an example for education to the rest of the young people, because “through the intercultural dialogue the mutual respect and tolerance have been developed”. The Coalition SEGA with this book finishes the project “Promoting intercultural dialogue among youth in Macedonia” for 2011.
This project aims to encouraging coexistence between young people in Macedonia for mutual tolerance, without violence, and for mutual religious, cultural and national respect!
This project is being implemented within the Annual Programme of SEGA for 2011, financed with the CIVICA Mobilitas programme, implemented by CIRa and financed by SDC.
Last Updated on Thursday, 22 December 2011 15:58
(16 November 2011) To celebrate the International Day of Tolerance, 16 November, Coalition SEGA organized the planting of seedlings of tolerance by young people in several cities throughout Macedonia in order to remind people of the importance of mutual tolerance.
The International Day of Tolerance "tree of tolerance" was planted in Prilep, in front of the central office of the Coalition of youth organizations SEGA, in Skopje - SUGS "Orce Nikolov" in the schoolyard (organized by Volonterski centar Skopje), in Ohrid – in front of the hotel Denarius, (organized by Youth Council Ohrid), in Strumica, in high school, "Jane Sandanski" (organized by Youth Council Strumica), in Gostivar, SOU "Gostivar", in the municipality of Vrapciste, village Zubovce in the park of the village (organized by Centre for Education and Development, Tearce) and Debar, in the courtyard of the House of Culture (organizer - Centre for Sustainable Community Development from Debar).
"International Day of Tolerance aims to encourage young people to reflect on the need for tolerance in society. The action that we organized in the cities where the project "Promoting intercultural dialogue between young people in Macedonia" sought to send a message that it is necessary to overcome differences and to start with tolerance and interethnic
coexistence, regardless of the culture, religion or nationality we belong to"- said Zoran Ilieski, executive director of SEGA.
For two years SEGA has actively worked to promote intercultural dialogue between young people in secondary schools in several cities throughout Macedonia, especially in areas of mixed ethnic composition. Through education, educational workshops, sports activities, and works of poetry young people expressed their interest in developing intercultural dialogue among their peers.
The project "Promoting intercultural dialogue between young people in Macedonia" is part of the annual program of SEGA in 2011, funded by the program CIVICA Mobilitas, implemented and funded by CIRa and financed by SDC.
The objective of the project is to encourage coexistence among young people in Macedonia on the basis of mutual tolerance, coexistence without violence, and mutual respect for religious and national differences!
Last Updated on Monday, 21 November 2011 11:07
The International Day of tolerance, 16 of November, will be celebrated with planting trees of tolerance, in several cities in Macedonia, leaving a mark, which will remind on the importance of mutual tolerance.
Exactly at noon, today, young people will plant “Tree of tolerance” celebrating this day and supporting the project “Promoting intercultural dialogue among youth in Macedonia”, which the Coalition SEGA implements second year in a row. Trees will be planted in:
PRILEP – in front of the central office of the Coalition of youth organizations SEGA
SKOPJE – in the yard of the high school Orce Nikolov (organizer – Volunteers Center Skopje)
OHRID – in front of the hotel Denarius (organizer – Youth Council Ohrid)
STRUMICA – in the yard of the gymnasium Jane Sandanski (organizer – Youth Council Strumica)
GOSTIVAR – in the yard of the high school Gostivar (at 13:00)
VRAPCISTE, v. Zubovci – in the village park, in front of “Dznina Cesma” (organizer – Center for Education and Development, Tearce)
DEBAR – in the yard of the Home of Culture (organizer – Center for Sustainable Development of the Community, Debar)
The project “Promoting intercultural dialogue among youth in Macedonia”, is part of the annual programme of SEGA for 2011, financed with the CIVICA Mobilitas programme, implemented by CIRa and financed by SDC.
The aim of the project is to encourage coexistence among youth in Macedonia, mutual tolerance, violence free community and mutual religious and national respect.
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 November 2011 15:03
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