part of the article from Dada who participated in youth exchange:
“…and for everybody who has never had a friend from abroad, for somebody who has never travelled to another country (please, don´t count a vacation on the beach, you probably have no idea about the real country and people living there), for everybody who thinks that they are better because they come from this or that country and other people are less,… You should go for a project like this. It will teach you how wrong you were. How bad your opinions and thinking was. You will learn respect, solidarity, you will learn how to treat other human beings, you will understand that we all are the same.
Please, don´t think about me that I am in a sect, because I do try to make relationships between people better and stronger. All of this I have written here are my thoughts, nobody persuaded me to write it here. I write what is the truth for me and what I believe is a good way.
And for people who think about this kinds of projects. For people who would like to meet and get to know other cultures, for people who love travelling and learning new stuff. GO! Apply for it, it costs you almost nothing. Believe me, it may become one of the best decisions in your life. You should go. 🙂
I didn´t know what was waiting for me behind the door but I opened it. I won´t lie, I was scared. But I over-came my fears and I just did it. And it turned out to be an amazing thing to do. As well as it was with England. “
The participants got knowledge about the similarities and differences of nations thanks to the creative workshops, interactive talks, debates, interviews. They made more videos what present the main characteristics of the participant nations and the new knowledge what they got during the exchange. They got to know the nations what increased the feeling and skills of empathy, togetherness and the cohesive clasp which called European Union. During the project a complex learning process was created, because participants had to thoroughly study the other nations – not just dances, gastronomy, arts, crafts, and everyday habits of the countries, but participants learnt also solidarity, tolerance and respect above all.
There were participants from Italy , Spain , Hungary , Croatia and Slovakia
Participation in the project
If you would like to apply for project, please answer the following questions:
1. Question: What is your motivation to participate in the project?
2. Question: How do you think you will use the knowledge and skills which you gain at this project in your future life?