Streets Festival - open-air multicultural event

 
$10
$6,990
Raised
Remaining

Summary

We are organizing an international multicultural outdoor festival for the local youth in Kumanovo, Macedonia that will gather performers from the Macedonian and Albanian communities.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The project is being organized in the framework of the Post-Conflict peace building actions in the region of Kumanovo. The project will bring the local Macedonian Albanian and Serbian youth together on the main square in Kumanovo for an international and intercultural music experience. By bringing together the most popular bands from the Balkans in one common space, aiming to promote peace and tolerance is the right message from the youth in the post-conflict society.

How will this project solve this problem?

The planned activities apart of the 2 day festival are an international youth exchange and volunteer camp, fair of youth organizations and groups, debates and presentations on issues such as alcoholism and safe sex, and a school for street animators

Potential Long Term Impact

The projects long term impact is to contribute to the peace building efforts in the region by bringing different cultures together in non formal way promoting cultural exchange, peace and reconciliation. We use music as universally understandable too

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $10

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $10 .  The original project funding goal was $7,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Stefan Manevski

President of Board
Kumanovo, Republic of Macedonia Macedonia, Republic of

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