Announcement: Open Danube Award 2019

The European Danube Academy (EDA) and its partners – the Council of Danube Cities and Regions, the State Association of German Sinti and Roma Baden-Württemberg and the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg – call for applications for the Open Danube Award 2019 for small and hands-on projects on the topic of Roma Inclusion in the Danube Region.

We are seeking small and short-term projects and initiatives, which foster and promote the cultural variety of Roma within the society of the Danube Region. The project proposals could fall within the following main themes:

  • Music, Dance, Film, Photography, Visual arts, Theatre and Literature
  • Promotion of social, cultural and linguistic identities of Roma
  • Promotion of the understanding between Roma and non-Roma, respectively reduction of stereotypes and prejudices
  • Improvement of the social situation of Roma

The best projects or initiatives will be selected and awarded with a price by a jury of experts and stakeholders invited by the European Danube Academy. The winners will be honoured with an award of up to 100% funding of their project costs from 500 € up to 3.500 €!

In addition, these awarded projects and initiatives will be presented at the ROMNO POWER FESTIVAL on September 20th, 2019 in Ulm, Germany. The costs for travel will be covered by the European Danube Academy. Application Deadline is over, it was July 31st, 2019!

For any further questions contact us: award@opendanube.eu