The type of project:
Erasmus+ KA2 Capacity building in the field of Youth (Western Balkan Youth Window)

Title of project:
“Use sound to watch around II“

Long term project:
1.12.2018. - 1.4.2020.

The main idea
 of the project, that consists of three activities, is to learn how to use music and sound design possibilities for employment/entrepreneurship of blind youth.

 

This is second part (continuation) of project "Use sound to watch around" that was successfully implemented in 2017. Details about this project and its results are HERE

 

Activity 1: Training Course - Novi Sad, Serbia
8.-16. February 2019. / 5 participants per country (including 1 blind youth + 1 personal assistant)

On Training Course participants will get concrete knowledge and skills about new possibilities, for helping blind youth on their self-employment/entrepreneurship using methods of making music and sound design. Participants will learn how to work with blind young people and to help them to learn music methods and how to apply and realize own projects. Also, during this Activity participants will brainstorm together about building new international stock platform for blind users.

 

 

Activity 2: Participants initiatives
180 days 

Organizing workshops for blind youth to help them to be included, supporting them on entrepreneurship, educating them about music and sound design possibilities. This activity will be implemented in participant’s local communities in period of 180 days after Training Course (Activity 1). Participants will have the task to empower young people from their local communities using learned creative methods (knowledge and skills) acquired on TC (Activity 1).

 

During this Activity the international stock platform for blind users will be created and implemented online.

 

Also, partner organizations will work on development of this stock audio platform. During this activity stakeholders will be involved in practical work on creating audio works for selling on stock, testing platform, and putting it into action.

 

Activity 3: Evaluation - Bulgaria
September 2019. / 5 participants per country (including 1 blind youth + 1 personal assistant)

On Evaluation meeting participants will evaluate the effect of Activity 1 and Activity 2. One day will be reserved for a public presentation where we will promote products and results of our long-term project.


Partner organizations:


European Integration and Development

Albania

The Change is in You

Bulgaria

Break the borders

Greece

Young Men’s Christian Association Parthenope

Italy

The Union of the Blind of Montenegro

Montenegro

System and Generation

Turkey

 

Host organization:
The host organization is Association of artists – experts of drama, fine arts, applied arts, music and theory, management of culture and art. It is non profit organization based in Sombor, Serbia. Through art Youth cultural center of Vojvodina works on positive promotion and education of values and creative thinking audience, which is mainly youth.

Facebook page link

You Tube link

 

Target group: 
People actively involved in work with unemployed and/or blind young people (youth workers, youth leaders, play workers, NGO activists, school teachers, educators, social workers, volunteers and artists).


Working language: 
English – all participants must be able to actively communicate using English language

 

Funding: 
100% for accommodation will be covered and travel costs maximum amount per country you can find at pages of Activities

 

Support Foundation: 
The European Commission
Find more at: http://ec.europa.eu/youth/index_en.htm