UNESCO Call for Applications: International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads 2019

UNESCO, in collaboration with the National Commission of People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, is pleased to invite young women and men aged 18-30 years, from countries along the maritime and terrestrial Silk Roads to participate in the Third International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads (IYF3), to be held in Changsha and Nanjing, 31 March to 6 April 2019.

The IYF3 is focusing on the theme “Youth Creativity and Innovation in the Age of Media Arts” with objectives to:

  • Provide young people an opportunity to voice their interests and concerns on advancing creativity through the promotion of tangible and intangible cultural heritage towards a sustainable future, utilizing the Media Arts as tools and vectors for this purpose.
  • seek to mobilize youth inclusion in the cultural and creative industries that promote our common heritage through the vast array of Media Arts.

Interested applicants for the IYF3, who are between the ages of 18 to 30 and coming from a country along the terrestrial and maritime Silk Roads in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and North America, the Arab States, and the Asia and Pacific region, are strongly encouraged to submit applications as requested.

Deadline: applicants should complete and return the application form and send it to apyd@unesco.org(link sends e-mail) by midnight Beijing time (GMT +8) on 15 February 2019.

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Experience Changsha Media Arts Residency Programme

The Experience Changsha Media Arts Residency Programme, as part of Changsha Media Arts Festival & International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads, is organized by Changsha Municipal People’s Government, with the support of UNESCO Beijing Office. The 2019 Residency Programme will last for one month, from 7 April to 3 May 2019 inclusive.

We invite qualified young artists, artistic entrepreneurs from UNESCO Media Arts cities, aged 18 to 30, with at least 2 years of work experience as well as students with formal training in Media Arts and Design to join the Program.

Deadline: applicants interested should also complete the Application Form-Residency Programme and supporting documents and send them to apyd@unesco.org(link sends e-mail) by midnight Beijing time (GMT +8) on 15 February 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants for the IYF3, who are between the ages of 18 to 30 and coming from a country along the terrestrial and maritime Silk Roads in Africa, Latin America and the CaribbeanEurope and North America, the Arab States, and the Asia and Pacific region, are strongly encouraged to submit applications as requested.

Selected applicants will be hosted by the Changsha Development Center of Media Arts for the duration of the Experience. Air tickets, accommodation, meals, basic health coverage, and pocket money (2000RMB) will be provided by the Changsha Development Center of Media Arts.

Download the form at https://bit.ly/2MFrJ7i

Eligible Countries

Africa: AlgeriaAngolaBeninBotswanaBurkina FasoBurundi, Cape Verde, CameroonCentral African RepublicChadComoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, DjiboutiEgypt, Equatorial GuineaEritreaEthiopiaGabonGambiaGhana, Guinea, GuineaBissauKenyaLesothoLiberiaLibyaMadagascarMalawiMaliMauritaniaMauritiusMoroccoMozambiqueNamibiaNigerNigeriaRwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, SenegalSeychellesSierra Leone, Somalia, South AfricaSudanSwazilandTanzaniaTogoTunisiaUgandaZambiaZimbabweWestern Sahara.

Arab Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, IraqJordanKuwaitLebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, OmanPalestineQatarSaudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab EmiratesYemen.

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