BEYOND THE SKIN

Youth exchange: Dance Movement and body expression for YOUTH

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WHAT?

It was a KA1 youth exchange project about dance, body expression and movement for young people to rediscover their body, learn form and about it and develop a new and healthy attitude towards it.

The participants enjoyed different approaches for body work, dance and theatre and at the end of the youth exchange created a performance together that was performed in the town of Caravaca in a public event.

WHAT FOR?

The aim of this youth exchange was:


To promote dance, body expression and choreographic theatre as a way to break social stereotypes or prejudices about refugees or migrants


Our specific objectives were:

- To create a safe space for exchange, mutual learning, and intercultural interaction among young people through artistic approaches and non formal education activities.

- To raise awareness of young people about the healthy benefits of dance, choreographic theatre and body expression.

- To develop young people's knowledge, skills and attitudes regarding the current refugees' crisis in Europe.

- To foster young people creativity and spontaneity so that they find new ways for self expression.

- To explore and learn how to create dance or choreographic theatre plays for breaking prejudices and stereotypes about migrants or refugees.

FOR WHOM?

Target Group


Young people aged between 18 and 25 years old with high interest in dance, theatre and body expression as well as intercultural learning.


We are inviting partners from EU countries and Associated Countries (Armenia, Belarus, Serbia, etc.)

Approaches

Where

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GALLERY

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WHEN?


The youth exchange took place from the 2nd to 11th of August 2016

Testimonies from participants

https://youtu.be/2nBKJyP91TE

The result!

This is the fruit of the effort and work of all the young people, dancing, rehearsing and learning different ways of expression with their bodies.
https://youtu.be/Qmqf0fN9dtY

Video summary of the youth exchange

https://youtu.be/rzXjZ1VbbI4

For the next project...would you like to be our partner?

Next July 2017, we will realize another youth exchange called INNER DANCE.


Please, send us your expression of interest as a partner organization to diegazorama@gmail.com NOT LATER THAN 25TH OF JANUARY 2017



Thanks so much,

Trailer Youth Exchange INNER DANCE, July 2017, Caravaca de la Cruz

https://youtu.be/xa_dLmyqzpM

Organized with the support of:

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