Call For Applications, Project on Regional Storytelling in Caucasus


Dates: 31 January - 7 February, 2019
Venue: Baku IdeaLab, Azerbaijan
Language: Azerbaijani/English
Deadline: January 25th, 2019

Description


Are you young person between 18-30 years? Interested in blogging? Eager to share cross-border stories and make a positive change in Caucasus? Our team is thrilled to invite motivated and dedicated future bloggers, multimedia storytellers and creative writers to submit applications for the project on regional storytelling. This is a three-phased project.

  • The first phase, 31 January - 7 February, 2019, Baku, Azerbaijan: a week of workshops delivered by professional experts in Baku, Azerbaijan, aimed to develop basic skills of multimedia storytelling.
    Workshops will include following topics: blogging, photography, videography, storytelling, cultural similarities of Caucasus.
  • The second phase, March 2019, Tbilisi, Georgia: the successful participants of the 1st phase will gain an opportunity to participate in regional meeting where cross-cultural stories will be developed and published.
  • The third phase: Participants of the 2nd phase will have an opportunity to continue working on cooperative storytelling back in home countries.

Participation in the project is free of charge. All project-related costs will be fully covered by the organizers throughout the whole length of the program. The project is funded by “Peacebuilding through Capacity Enhancement and Civic Engagement” Initiative by the European Union.

Eligibility Criteria

Young people with any educational background are welcome to apply.In order to be eligible, you have to be:

 

  • Between 18-30 years old
  • Place of residency - Azerbaijan
  • Willing to develop multimedia storytelling skills (previous experience is not mandatory)
  • Interested in Caucasian culture and cross-border projects
  • Motivated to make a positive change in Caucasus
  • Available for a full participation in workshops
  • Fluent in English

 

How to Apply

In order to apply, you have to fill in this online application. All applicants will be notified about the results via email. Deadline for application: January 25th, 11:59 pm. Applicants will be selected on enroll basis, hurry up not to miss your chance. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us via alternation.azerbaijan@gmail.com.