2019 UNESCO Call for Applications for the International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads in China
Deadline: February 15, 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.
1. Applicants who are between the ages of 18 to 30
2. Applicants 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.
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.
They 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.
Applicants interested should also complete the Application Form-Residency Programme and supporting documents and send them to [email protected](link sends e-mail) by midnight Beijing time (GMT +8) on 15 February 2019.
Download the application form