Posts Tagged ‘competition’

Fest 2016, one of the most important cultural events in Portugal and worldwide, will be held in Espinho from 20th to 27th June.

Young directors (up to 30 years of age only for the Short and Medium Film Competition) are invited to send their videos, which must have been concluded after 1st March 2014, under one of these categories: Fiction; Documentary; Experimental and Animation. Directors can submit more than one film, in separate entries.  They cannot submit the same film in more than one category. Videos should be on DVD, Blueray and Hard Drive formats and be in English or have English subtitles.

There are small administration fees.

Deadline for submitting entries: 28th February 2016
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Dear Friends,

Discover e-volunteering is open – 4 grants x 2000 euro are waiting!

Deadline for applications: June 30, 2014

We would like to kindly ask you for the support with spreading the word on the Discover e-volunteering grant competition in your country. We are convinced, that with your help we will be able to reach more NGOs that can benefit from the competition.

What do we search for?
Ideas for e-volunteering projects – projects, in which volunteers do their tasks via the Internet. They can e.g. share or gather information, support others, teach others (e-learning), become a civic jornalists, etc.

Who can take part in the competition?
Any European NGO.

What to win?
4 grants x 2000 euro and the participation in international workshops and mentoring sessions.

Where to find more information on e-volunteering?
We prepared few useful guidelines to support competitors with filling in the form and win a grant – thay can be found in News on the competition website.

We would be very grateful for your support!

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

Best regards,
Good Network Foundation team

More information can be found at:

You can also download and use the promotional materials:

Discover the… partnership! There are 12 organizations from different European Countries in our network. We’d be very glad to welcome you among them!

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The Anna Lindh Foundation and the European Institute of the Mediterranean
have launched the seventh edition of the international competition of
short stories and tales “A Sea of Words”, aimed at young people from the
43 countries of the Euro-Mediterranean area.

This year, the competition is aimed at producing stories or short stories
focused on the fight against racist and discriminatory speech online.

Participants should be young people between 18 and 30 years old, who are
citizens of one of the 43 countries of the Euro-Mediterranean space.
The short stories must be original and unpublished works, of maximum 2,500
words and can be written in any of the official languages of the
participant countries.
They must address issues related to intercultural dialogue, mainly of a
political, socio-cultural, economic and environmental nature.

The authors of the 15 best short stories will be awarded with the
publication of their short stories and will also be invited to the awards’
presentation ceremony in Barcelona, Spain on 20th October 2014.
During the days following the awards’ presentation, the winners of the
contest will be invited to participate in a programme of cultural visits
and activities.

Short stories should be sent to by 15 June 2014,

More information:


The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched a competition to
select the design for the front side of the medal for the Nanjing 2014
Youth Olympic Games, which will be held in China from 16 to 28 August 2014.

Young people worldwide are invited to join the contest and get the chance
to win a trip to Nanjing for two persons, from 15 to 19 August 2014, a
tablet or mobile phone.

Deadline to submit the design: 30 November 2013, midnight CET

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The European Commission has launched the 2nd edition of the European Social Innovation Competition in memory of Diogo Vasconcelos. The 2014 edition is entitled “The Job Challenge” and aims at highlighting and supporting the best social innovation solutions to help people move towards work or into new types of work. The competition includes a strong mentoring component for shortlisted entries.

The competition is open to everyone (individuals, organisations or groups) legally established or resident in the 28 EU Member States, or in those countries that established an agreement to participate in the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme. Ideas and proposals from all sources, sectors and all types of organisations including for-profit, non-for-profit, or private companies are welcome.

Entries must be original ideas and they may propose new ways to combine or implement existing solutions, but cannot be exact copies of those. The three best project proposals will each be awarded with a prize of 20,000 EUR in May 2014.

The deadline to submit entries is 11 December 2013, 12.00 CET (noon)

Find out more here. 


The competition

What does Europe mean to you? Relaunching Europe invites you to participate in an exclusive EU-wide photo competition to celebrate the ‘European Year of the Citizens’.  Show us your creativity and photo skills to get a chance to win stunning prizes including a city trip for two to the 2014 European Capital of Culture (Riga), a train pass to travel around Europe or a compact photo camera!

There are two categories in which you can enter:

“My vision of Europe”

Europe brings together people and cultures and shows that by working together we achieve more than we achieve alone. What type of Europe do you want to see? Europe brings together people and cultures and shows that by working together we achieve more than we achieve alone. Do you want to see a more inclusive Europe? A Europe where people from different cultures meet and where barriers are broken down? Do you want a greener Europe? A more prosperous Europe?

Send us your photos of people, events or places that represent these and other ideas about the future of Europe.

“Europe in my daily life”

The European Union has brought many benefits to people across Europe: paid holiday, maternity and paternity leave, enhanced consumer choice and protection, the ability to travel, live and work in another country and a cleaner environment, to name just a few.

What does Europe mean to you? Send us your photos of people, places or objects that show the role of Europe in your daily life.

Details here.

(c) Relaunching Europe

International youth photo competition

To mark the 8th UNESCO Youth Forum the ISIC Association is launching the Get Involved! Take Action! International Youth Photo Competition to recognise young people as the change makers of tomorrow!
All entries can be in to win:

  • 1st place: 500 EUR
  • 2nd place: 200 EUR
  • 3rd place: 100 EUR
  • Plus 1 of 50 International Student Identity Cards (ISIC) or International Youth Travel Cards (IYTC)