A photo contest by five European partners has been launched promoting inclusion of recently arrived migrants into their new societies. SPEAK UP is inviting newly arrived migrants and youth to think and express, through original shots, their view on the theme of ‘inclusion’: how do you see yourself in your new country? Do you feel part of the new society or what would you need to feel this? Participants can send up a maximum of three photos adding a short text describing the pictures.
The deadline for submission is 30th of September 2021.
Participants are asked to send photos via the online form and need to post their photographs on their social media of preference using the hashtag #speakup and #livingtogether. Three photos will be selected as ‘best photos’ by the panel comprising an expert representative from each country. These winning entries will all receive a smartphone! Next to this main prize, twenty entries will be professionally printed and displayed at the festivals, along with a selection of the winners from other countries. The photographers will receive their own printed photo after the exhibitions.
This competition is part of the project Speak Up – Media for Inclusion, a cross-European project aimed at integrating young, newly arrived migrants through video, radio production and media literacy trainings leading to media and films festivals. This project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European commission and takes place in five European countries: France (ERIM), Greece (Karpos), Hungary (Next Step), Italy (FORMA.Azione) and The Netherlands (Common Frames).
Further information and the rules of the contest can be found HERE.