Tuesday, September 30, 2014



L'associazione Arci Amari è accredito alla partecipazione del progetto Erasmus +: 
Uno scambio interculturale finanziato dalla Commissione Europea Erasmus + a Thassos Grecia in cui si lavorerà alla costruzione di video animazioni e corto-animati in ambiente interculturale.
Stiamo cercando 4 partecipanti dai 18 ai 30 anni.
Sotto le specifiche in inglese.
Requisiti conoscenza inglese livello base.
Tutte le spese sono a carico del progetto e il costo del viaggio è rimborsabile fino a 170 euro.
Per Info Contattate:
Alfio Caruso: jalfiocaruso@gmail.com

mob: 3280686139


The project is organized by the Non Formal Group “forward it” in the frame of ERASMUS+ program confounding by the European Union.

Project description

“Cartoonistas” is a creative project which will involve 30 young people (18-30yo) from 6 European countries, Italy, Turkey, Latvia, Romania, Bulgaria and Greece, with different geographical and cultural backgrounds. The artistic and educational program, will be held in Thasos island Greece for ten days in November 2014. "

The young participants will have the chance to work in multicultural groups, exchange their knowledge and develop their communication, artistic and technological skills. They will meet the art of making a cartoon movie, learn the basic techniques, experimenting with various ideas and methods. Experienced trainers Will introduce them to the unknown world of cartoons and in nine working days, they will create six unique short cartoon movies. Exchanging their ideas and experiences and getting inspired by the beauty of the placet and the daily life, they will choose the subject of the cartoon movie and the message they want to transfer to the people of Thasos and also their communities. Social aspects, like human rights, discrimination, freedom, peace etc. will be highlighted. "

The main purpose of the project is to bring together young people from different countries and promote tolerance and solidarity between them. Through cartoons the young participants will find a way to express themselves, come into dialogue, communicate and interact with each other. Our aim is to motivate the youngsters to cooperate with creativity and imagination, improving their skills through non formal learning.

The final aim of the project is to organize a cartoon day, open to the public and an open dialogue with the youngsters and the local community. "

During the preparation each group will prepare a short presentation, (video, power point, interactive game)of their countries. Be prepared to share with us information about your organization and your country(leaflets, brochures,videos). Each country group will present two energizers!For the interculturale evening bring some culinary specialities to present your country( without cooking, e.g., sweets, cakes, cheese, beverage etc). Finally, bring your good mood and positive energy!!!"

During the project, we will aim to the active participation of the participants. We will work in multiculturale groups using non formal education’s and interactive methods, like icebreaking games, presentation of the organizations, intercultural nights, workshops in intercultural groups, discussions, visits in local context.

English will be the working language of the project. "We will learn the history and the techniques of making a cartoon film and we will create our own, on scenario we will choose according to the groups interests and worries. At the end, we will present the result to the public. "

The aim of the project is the empowerment of the dialogue between young people from different countries and from different backgrounds. Working in multicultural groups they will have the chance to meet each other, create strong friendship bonds, improve their foreign language skills and learn to cooperate and share their knowledge. They will also come closer to the Greek way of living and mentality, by contacting locals. At the end of the project we will present the results in an open air celebration, inviting the local community. "


✓ Promote European citizenship"

✓ Promote active youth participation "

✓ Create entrepreneurship ideas"

✓ Promote the Erasmus+ as a useful tool for young people"

✓ Support the youth mobility"

✓ Promote intercultural dialogue, cooperation and creativity"

✓ Support the creative thinking through arts and technology"


4 participants 18-30 years old, 1 group leader per group "

Visas arrangement:

We accept visas only from official authorities. Let us know in advance in order to send you the invitato letter. Visa reimbursement will be done during the training and will be reimbursed 100%."

Travel expenses:

The participants will be reimbursed for their travel expenses to and from Thasos according to the Erasmus+ funding rules. Reimbursement amount per country:"



Latvia 80 euros, "

170 euros, "

170 euros, "

Turkey 170 euros "

Romania 170 euros. "

Keep in mind, that if you buy your ticket in your local currency, we will calculate your travel costs accordino to the exchange rates from official European Commission web site. Each group leader is committed to collect the return tickets and invoices from the participants and send the originals to us in a week after their departure. "

Do not forget to keep the tickets, boarding passes and invoices in order to get reimbursement.

How to come to Thasos

By plane: The closest international airport to Thassos, is Thessaloniki’s (SKG) airport.Once you arrive to Thessaloniki Macedonia airport, take the bus No. 78 to the Macedonia Central Bus Station. Bye your bus ticket with return, to Kavala. The bus leaves every hour and the ticket cost 30eur. From Kavala port, which is a few meters away from the bus station you can buy your tickets (it cost 5eur oneway) to Prinos port Thassos island. OR from Kavala bus station, buy your bus ticket to Keramoti port, and from there take the ferry boat to Thassos island. For both ports check the following link. For both ports check the following link."

Keep in mind that the ferry timetable is changing almost every month and there is no ferry in the night. So book your flight early in order to catch the boat to Thassos island. "


Inform us about your arrival time as soon as you book your tickets in order to arrange your transfer

to the hotel !

Useful links !



http://www.ktelkavalas.gr/ "


We assure that the participants will work in a safe environment. The participants should arrange a health

insurance before their arrival.


The participants will be accommodated in hotel rooms (double or triple rooms) in Thassos. In each room there is fridge and a bathroom. Bed lines and towels are provided and changed every two days. Wifi Internet is also available. All the meals and the coffee breaks are covered by the program. The provider meals will be based in the greek cuisine. Each participant is responsible for his/her personal expenses."



Do not hesitate to contact us for questions of further information


Alfio Caruso: jalfiocaruso@gmail.com


mob: 3280686139

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