Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Invitation to “Make it Happen”: Millennium Development Goals Media Competitions

Cypriot NGO Future Worlds Center (FWC) invites all young people between 18 and 30 to compete in four different media competitions entitled ‘Make it Happen’. These are being held in conjunction with the EU funded ‘Youth Ambassadors for MDG’s’ (Millenium Development Goals) coordianted by FWC. The aim of the competitions is to extend the knowledge about the Millennium Development Goals to Cyprus and to involve Cypriot participants of the competition in support for developing countries. The first deadline is 31st January, 2009.

Competitions are divided into two levels; national and international. The top 3 winners of the Cyprus national competitions will receive cash prizes for their works and then compete against international competitors from the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary for trips to Argentina, Cambodia and the Republic of Congo.

Make it Happen Categories

Create a SHORT FILM.
Films which enter the second round will be presented at the Festival ‘Afrykamera’ 2009, in Krakow, Poland and be eligible for cash prizes.

Create a COMPUTER GAME connected with the theme of MDGs.
The top prize is a trip to Cambodia.

Create a CARTOON with the theme of the MDGs.
The top prize is a trip to Argentina.

Write an ESSAY about promoting the MDGs.
The top prize is a trip to the Republic of Congo.

Fore more information, please contact:

Larry Fergeson
Future Worlds Center
(legal reg: Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute)
Tel.: +357 22873820

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