Oktober 2019 – Turkey

Get Your Own Picture
10 – 20 Oktober 2019
Kabak,  Turkey
Participants: 56
Countries: Germany, Italy,  Spain, Romania, Czech Republic, Estonia and Turkey
We will work all together (Workshops: the theoretical basics of making movies) with international mixed mini groups (realizing film ideas relating to the topic “Europeanness” and shooting short films). With the different cultural contexts and different religious views, the participants will experience that there are still a lot of similarities among themselves.
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Who are the instructors?
Kultur & Art Initiative e.V.
We are an open-minded organization from Germany that has a lot of ideas and experience in managing youth projects / work camps and it has experienced members, in cooperation with other project partners.
We are capable of implementing a successful project.
Who can apply for the workshop?
The workshop is aimed at young people between 18-30 years old.
How do I apply for the workshop?
Applicants should complete and submit the application form.
What is the content of the workshop?
“Get your own Picture” is a youth exchange in which 56 young people from the European countries meet and film their own short films together for 10 days. After learning about the theories of making films, participants will be supported in transforming their ideas into practise and make their own film.
The main aim of the workshop?
The main aim is to give them an understanding of films as a medium for expression of opinion and participation. They will deal with the question of differences and similarities between the cultures and will go into detail with the youth’s interests. Participants will become aware of their shared historical roots and can experience interculturalism.
What are the basic elements of the activity?
Get to know each other,
Trust and team building exercises, including sharing experiences,
Exploring the city, Visit local organization,
Acquiring theoretical input,
Workshops- Erasmus+, Active Citizenship
Experiencing intercultural learning,
intercultural evening, Turkish/German evening,
Movie evening,
learning to work with audiovisual technology- shoot and cut videos, take photos, screening of the result videos on the last day of YE.
The aim and objectives of our YE are in line with the general objectives of youth part of Erasmus+ programme in regards to improving the competencies and skills of young people. Within this context, the YE will be carried out with the active participation of young people. It is planned with the young people taking into account their interests and needs.
Participants’ profile
The participants’ age will be between 18 and 30 years. We will have participants with fewer opportunities. Every organization will send 7 participants.
How can I improve myself during the workshop?
Workshop is a safe, playful, and educational environment where youth develop a deeper self-expression and self-awareness of themselves.
What does it cost to attend the workshop?
We are going to take a participation fee of 50 euros from each participant. The participants with fewer opportunities don’t have to pay it. Please explain it with details in the Application Form.
Will workshop make use of such certificates?
The participants will receive a Youthpass at the end of the workshop to validate the competences acquired by the participants during their experiences abroad.
How can I get visa?
If needed, Kultur & Art is responsible for writing an invitation for getting the visas.
How to I get to the venue?
Kultur & Art gives handy tips for a safe journey to the participants. Participants can travel together.
What should I bring?
Bring Your Own Device. If you have, your own film equipment (camera, tripod, etc.)  and your own personal stuff.
What about food?
Vegan, vegetarian and traditional.
Where will I sleep?
Participants will stay together. Kultur & Art will provide accommodation