European Stories

European Stories

“Call for narration” of the project

Memories Across Europe

 

 Why this “Call for narration”….

 The “MAE Call for narration” is a way to share and make visible the many personal experiences related to the theme of Europe.

Through these memories we want to make a contribution to affirm the values of democracy, coexistence, social justice,  as founding values of the European Union.

What stories

  • AUTHORS – you can tell your personal experience , or collect the story of another person. The story can be an individual or group work.
  • MEDIA CATEGORIES: stories can be created through various media and storytelling methods. Particularly it will be possible to take part in the prize in one or more of these categories:
    1. Text: autobiographical narration, telling what you experienced directly in first person, or a biographical narration, if you are collecting experiences of other persons. The text in PDF format should be no longer than 5 pages.
    2. Photo narration (text and pictures): a narration that’s composed of pictures accompanied by texts. It may be an autobiographical narration, telling what you experienced directly in the first person, or a biographical narration, if you are collecting experiences of other persons. The story have to be in PDF format, no longer than 10 pages.
    3. Video narration: you can tell the story through diverse types of video narration, such as documentary, video interview, digital storytelling or any other creative form. Maximum length 10 minutes uploaded to file sharing platform such as YouTube and Vimeo.
    4. Comics and Illustrations: telling an autobiographical or biographical story through comics and illustrations. The story should be no more than 10 pages long and should be sent in PDF format.

THEMES – This “call for narration” is aimed at stories concerning personal experiences of Europe. Here are some inputs:

  1. My Europe
  • My first personal experience of Europe: try to remember the first time you experienced Europe; what happened? How is this memory important to you today?
  • My story in European history: important historical events for Europe, experienced firsthand by you, or by people whose history you want to collect.
    1. Stories of Social change in Europe
  • Experiences that you know, directly or indirectly, of people or groups, trying to bring positive changes. These stories can concern the most diverse themes: environment, education, social inclusion, health, human rights, etc..

For more inspiration check out the previously published stories:

https://www.storyap.eu/hosted-projects/memories-across-europe/

 How to participate

  • Sign up to the portal https://www.storyap.eu/ and upload your story!
  • At the end of the upload select your participation to the “MAE call for narration” and the “MAE Project”.

Alternatively you can send the stories via email, to the address storyap.archive@gmail.com, with the attached description form that you can download here:

https://www.storyap.eu/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/European-Stories-Email-participation-form-.doc

Send us your story by February 28, 2023!

Selection and awards

The selection of the call winners will take place in two phases:

  1. a) The first selection will take place at national level in the partner countries of the YoMEM project, namely: Italy, France, Sweden, Bulgaria, Germany, Poland. Four stories per country will be selected.
  2. b) The second selection will take place at European level, by a transnational jury. This will lead to the selection of six winners, one for each partner country, who will be invited to the final event in Rome, in May 2023!
  3. c) Finalists and winners will also be included in a final publication.

For more info contact the following email: storyap.archive@gmail.com

This Call for Narration is realized within the project Memories Across Europe – MAE, Erasmus Plus KA2 – Adult Education, n. 2021-1-IT02-KA220-ADU-000029330.

www.memoriesacrosseurope.eu

Project partners:

  • Associazione Storie Di Mondi Possibili (Coordinator) – Italy
  • ADN – Archivio Diaristico Nazionale – Italy
  • Sozial Label – Germany
  • Eic – European Information Centre – Bulgaria
  • Stowarzyszenie Trenerow Organizacji Pozarzadowych – Poland
  • Mobilizing Expertise Ab – Sweden
  • E-Seniors – France

MAE call for narration is supported by the StoryAP portal, Stories for Active participation: https://www.storyap.eu/

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which could be made of the information contained therein.

Histoires participant à l'appel


Festival d’Europa Firenze
Tuesday 10/5/2022 we were at Festival d'Europa in FIrenze. We had a place with YoMEM project (of wich we are partner with Federazione Italiana dei CEMEA) interviewing the participants and doing with them an Haiku ispired by their answer. i In this video: David's interview
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Festival d’Europa Firenze
Tuesday 10/5/2022 we were at Festival d'Europa in FIrenze. We had a place with YoMEM project (of wich we are partner with Federazione Italiana dei CEMEA) interviewing the participants and doing with them an Haiku ispired by their answer. i In this video: Mauro's interview
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Nachdenken über Frau F.
The description of a woman, who is, tolerant, open for others and helping other people
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Cattolica und die Suche nach deutschem Bohnenkaffee
Eine deutsche Mutter in Urlaub mit ihren Kindern in Cattolica, Italien sucht nach deutschem Kaffee und versteht zu spät, dass das Essen in Italien wunderbar schmeckt, was die Kinder schon gemerkt haben.
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IL CONCERTO DI CAPODANNO
The power of music helps children to imaginate Europe
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CORRI!
Può un oggetto contenere una storia? Si che può. Durante il workshop "Europe in a object" ho raccontato la mia Europa, sono tornata indietro nel tempo e ho guardato al futuro. Ho raccontato l'Europa che vorrei vedere. L'Europa come terra libera e senza frontiere.
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EUROPE IS RINGING THE BELL
Me, my job and Europe. A little story of the three elements, but one.
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My journey to sweden
My journey to sweden This VALUNTEERİNG project was made by MOBILIZING EXPERTISE
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My First Trip
My first travel Turkey To Sweden This Volunteering Project Made By MOBILIZINGEXPERTISE
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My journey
everything was different than what I expect
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