"New Life to Traditional Stories" partners:
SDPL Helsingin ja Uudenmaanpiiri ry (usually just called “Helsinki Pioneers”) is member of the national “Pioneers” organisation, which is a non-profit children and youth organisation supported by the government and by local municipalities.
The Helsinki pioneers operate as local independent children and youth organization and is involved with youth-clubs all year around and offering cultural, leisure time activities as music and theatre projects for children and young people in our community.
Apart from the children and youth we make courses and training to adults in various skills needed in camp/project planning and managing and how to use arts in youthwork a.o. as a tool for social inclusion.
In this partnership we will host a training course in how to use songwriting, composing, music.
GAIAC is a social-cultural association from V.N. Gaia, Portugal, with teachers, trainers and learners, some of them linked to Escola Secundaria Antonio Sergio, which besides the secondary school is providing life-long-learning for adults during a daily program running from 7 pm to midnight. GAIAC will bring to this project the involvement of adult learners coming from this school and also the experience of organizing projects for the last 10 years.
GAIAC has experience organizing workshops and trainings, most of them with local artists and performers. In this special field, the aims of this work is about including participative methodologies, involving all kind of people focusing on groups suffering social exclusion.
The aims of ARTTRAIN is to promote the use of the performing arts (music, dance and theatre) as a socio-pedagogical tool
This is done through:
A) pilot projects in this field
C) information activity
D) impact on decision makers
Arttrain is coordinating the European network “Drums for Peace” and works in partnership with organisations all over Denmark and Europe. From Denmark the partners are very often production-schools (second-chance schools) working with disadvantaged young adults.
- Comune di Cinisello Balsamo - It
Cinisello Balsamo Municipality with its Social Policy and Projects Planning Department carries out, mainly with other subjects of the territory, projects which aim at supporting people and their skills development.The intervetion areas are youth policy, social coesion & inclusion programm (development of the community and involvement of foreign citizens), drugs’ prevention, youth mobility, protagonism and active participation of youngers to social life, services for foreigners and linguistic-cultural mediation projects.
The Cultural Association for Theatre and Origami in Romania, ACTOR has the mission to offer to its beneficiaries (children and young people) the necessary instruments for communicating their ideas and feelings to the people around them, and also to teach them discover new ways of self-expression, which can strengthen their self-confidence, help them find their right place in community and develop in harmony with themselves and with the society. Often these instruments draw on the abilities the young people themselves were not aware of or they had no courage to use.
MTÜ Foorumteater (NGO Forum Theatre) is a non-profit organization, established in 2011, to promote development of Forum Theatre and other techniques of Theatre of The Oppressed in Estonia. Members of organization are people, who are experienced in Theatre of The Oppressed techniques. NGO Forum Theatre hosts workshops, trainings, seminars, translates and creates materials.
The main target groups are people working with children. Our special effort is on school violence and children with disadvantages. NGO Forum Theatre has a broad cooperation with other organizations in Estonia and Europe – we have hosted an international training and in 2011 we did more than 20 training to different target groups. This year the organization will participate in more than 5 international trainings. We believe that arts are the best way to communicate and we would like to share our own experience in Forum Theatre area and to give chance for our artist to learn and experience other art forms and implement them in work.
- Association Pourquoi Pas ! - Fr
« Pourquoi Pas ! » is a social-cultural organization from Montluçon. since 1989 its objective is “to create (set up) a new space of expression and cultural exchanges”, gathering members from different fields (Music, Dance, visual arts, theatre, sociology with teachers, trainers and learners …).