Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Video about Homo Videns 1

See the video made by youngsters during Homo Videns 1.
Discover insights about the Busteni Culture House and the Hostel.

The venue of Homo Videns 2

We will stay in BUSTENI at:
- Adresa: Strada Paltinului nr. 16, cod 105500, Judetul Prahova
- Tel./Fax: 0244-321.034; 0244-320.867
- E-mail:
- GoogleMaps: see Google map

APV in Busteni

Some of the leaders of the groups participating to Homo Videns 2 met in Busteni, in the weekend 11-13 June 2010, to prepare the project.

See some pictures from APV (Advance Plan Visit)!

The leaders participating to the meeting in Busteni were:
- Omer Durmaz from Kirsehir Belediyesi AB Ofisi (Turkey);
- Eleni Alevroudi from Youthnet Hellas (Greece);
- Gergely Dózsa from Gida Association (Hungary);
- Andrea Blaga from EuroArte Association (Romania).






Monday, June 21, 2010

The poster of the Project

Pictures from Homo Videns 1

See pictures from the first edition of Homo Videns:

Monday, June 14, 2010

Homo Videns 2 has started!!!!!

Target group: youngsters with hearing and speaking disabilities (deaf and dumb)
Theme: visual expression for youngsters with hearing and speaking disabilities (deaf and dumb)
Homo Videns 2 is the second edition of an extraordinary youth exchange dedicated to youngsters with disabilities.
Homo Videns 2 – visual creative expression for youngsters with hearing and speaking disabilities, is a Multilateral Youth Exchange project organized that gathers together eight groups and organizations from EU countries.
The purpose of the project is to initiate 32 youngsters with disabilities (deaf-and-dumb), in the secrets of the Photographic Art.
Project description:

By participating to Homo videns 2 the 32 youngsters from 8 countries will develop a new set of abilities that allows them to express them self through visual art and communicate in a compelling manner.
The project will improve their personal and social status, helping the participants to build themselves a better future and increase their success opportunities.

The chosen location for Homo Videns 2 is Busteni, a photogenic, pleasant, mountain environment.
Special dissemination measures include the opening of a Photographic Exhibition featuring the best pictures created by the young participants during the project.

The education methods used during Homo Videns 2 include active, participative, non-formal learning, creative activities, field trips, thematic parties, social interaction and the activities are scheduled in such a manner that the 32 youngsters will definitely enrich their life and discover new and amazing paths for future personal development and social contribution.

Location: Busteni/ Romania.

Activities: field trips, interactive photo sessions, photography basic training, non-formal learning activities, thematic parties, intercultural dialogue and knowing of the cultural diversity.

Participant’s age: 18 -25 with interests in visual arts (selection based on photo portfolio review)
Group: 4 + 1 leader + 1 translator
Activity period: 5 - 12 July 2010