Nordic youth seminar "Bright Light of Nordic Sights"


Chance to come to Joensuu-Finland, see Nordic Light/Pohjoinen valo 2014 -spectacle and make a difference in the lives of Nordic youngters in Nordic Youthforum and -seminar. Application time is running on "Bright Light of Nordic Sights."
Bright Lights of Nordic Sights is upcoming youth forum in Joensuu, Finland. It is connected to the Nordic Light 2014 -festival ( The forum takes place on 1.-3.8.2014.

The aim of the forum is to offer a platform for the young people and adults from Nordic countries to process participation through art in five themes: welfare, society, environment, future and culture/roots. Working is based on participative and art method. On 3rd day there is open seminar.

The work in the forum workshops is based on an equal dialogue between the young, youth workers and the decision-makers. In the workshops, different art forms are used to create a piece of work for the final seminar together. The Nordic youth is inspired to take part in societal issues and to influence the decisions with their own contribution. A practical approach is used to ensure interest in the event and to shrink the gap between the decision-makers and the young.
The forum and its workshops are facilitated by students. Local young people participate in planning the aims of the workshops and in planning and implementing other linked activities.
The forum is organized by the City of Joensuu. Cooperation partners: Nordic Culture Fund, Nordic Culture Point, Humak University of Applied Sciences and Teatteri Satama.

Attention to all the cities which are involved in Nordic Light 2014 -festival! The application time of related youth forum Bright Lights of Nordic Sights is changed and the new deadline is 13th of June. We hope that everyone would spread the word among the young people and help us to make this whole event happen!

Organizations which are participating in Nordic Light 2014 -festival: For more information, please contact us via email forum(at) or +358 50 5964560 (Maikki Rouvinen/Secretary of the Youth Affairs in City of Joensuu)

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