The Hear Us International Forum is an alternative to the annual cultural exchange between the Hear Us of Malawi and catalan schools.
This activity links the rights of children and young people and the representation of various songs and dances with the making of a video produced by children and young people from Catalonia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Brazil and Norway. The activity will revolve around the topic of the rights of children on which children and young people from the participating countries will work. Zimbabwe
The project is proposed with the participation of Mozambique, Malawi, Catalonia, Zimbabwe, Norway and Brazil and with students who are studying from 5th grade to 4th of ESO. The objectives of the activity are:
- Empower children and young people in their own rights by taking advantage of the opportunities offered by online resources.
- Share and discover popular dances, music and songs with other cultures of the world to enjoy together.
The activity is divided into two parts:
- Research, awareness raising, empowerment and denunciation of children’s rights: students report and claim that it would be necessary to carry out internationally to guarantee the rights of children.
- Cultural exchange: students will learn dances and songs from the other participating countries and share them with each other.
Each part of the activity focuses on the realization of a video and the exchange of it between the different participating countries, to end the creation of a final video that collects the contributions of Catalonia, Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Brazil and Norway.
This final video aims to be a speaker of the conclusions drawn by boys and girls on the rights of children around the world and put pressure on the administrations to bring about real change. It also materializes a cultural exchange from an artistic and innovative side using technologies and the internet as the main way to make this exchange.