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17 September 2015

Call for 5 Romanian participants: Youth Exchange in La Vancelle (nearby Strasbourg), France (15-21 February 2016)

GEYC is selecting 5 Romanian participants, to take part in "Cultural Rendezvous Through Beatboxing" European project that will take place in La Vancelle (nearby Strasbourg), France from 15 February to 21 February 2016. The main aim of the youth exchange is to support learning music in order to provide skills and elements that will help the next generation gaining a better understanding of self and others. Deadline: 29 September 2015 | Apply now!

Please notice that this call is for Romanian participants only. Other applications will not be considered.
Deadline: 29 September 2015 | Apply now!

In your trip to La Vancelle you can visit ...


Strasbourg, France

...you may also visit Switzerland. The closest (and cheapest) airport to La Vancelle is in Basel.

Basel, Switzerland
The main objectives of the project:
-the presentation of percussion and its history in Europe and especially in Strasbourg;
-the presentation of Strasbourg and its urban influence in the development of European music;
-the introduction of music as a universal language between cultures;
-the presentation of music as an integral part of European culture;
-the importance of music in enrichment and personal development;
-helping the participants to connect music theory and practice;
-promote the Alsatian territory as a rich cultural destination.

The project will be implemented through workshops for youth, using non-formal & informal learning methods like:
-working groups and reflection;
-workshops supervised by a percussion teacher and volunteer musicians;
-cultural visits
-role playing, presentation games and other consolidation activities;
-intercultural evenings.

Available places:
-4 participants 
-one group leader 

Selection criteria:
-personal and professional motivation (interested in music)
-gender balance
-between 16-30 years old (no age limit for the leader)
-english language, french is a plus
-GEYC volunteers and GEYC Community applicants will have priority to participate

Deadline: 29 September 2015 | Apply now!


  • until 29 September 2015: submitting the application form
  • by 10 October 2015: selection of participants, notifications and confirmations (paying the participation fee - please notice that the participation fee is non-reimbursable) 
    Note: if you won't receive an e-mail by 10 October, it means that we found other suitable candidates for this project. 
  • by 14 September: arranging the travel details (please be ready to cover your travel costs) feel free to check geyc.ro/flights for the current price level. GEYC will support you throughout the booking process and the reimbursement procedure; 
  • between 15.02.-21.02.2016: the youth exchange takes place.

  • Financial details:
    The organizers will cover the following costs with the support of the European Commission: 
    • 100% of meals, accommodation, activities costs; 
    • Transport cost up to 170 EUR per participant. 
    Participants will be required to cover: 
    • a participation fee covering administrative costs for this project (the fee will be paid in RON, by bank transfer; the fee will be paid after the participants are selected). Please don't pay any fee before you receive the confirmation e-mail): 135 RON (30 EURO) for GEYC Community (please note that for this call we will consider the members that joined the Community before 19 August 2015) applicants and  225 RON (50 EUR) for other applicants (GEYC active volunteers are not required to pay the participation fee); The fee is calculated at a fixed exchage rate (EUR=4.5 RON)
    • (if needed) transport cost - only the amount exceeding 170 EUR; 
    • (if needed) medical insurance; 
    • (if needed) any other personal costs.

    Relevant information 
    • In order to start their travel, Romanian participants should own a valid ID card or passport.
    • Arrangements regarding medical insurance are the responsibility of the participants.
    • In order to be reimbursed, Romanian participants should start their travel from Romania.
    • Please make sure you have read and accepted the terms and conditions of GEYC European mobility programs before you apply
    • Accomodation will be at MJC La Vancelle (for more photos, please check FB here)
    • Wi-fi is not avalaible in the hostel but there is bar « next door » where you can check your emails.
    • The refund for the travel will be made by bank transfer to GEYC Association, when the original tickets and boarding passes (for the way back home) will arrive to the organisers in France (by post or by e-mail). GEYC will also transfer to all the participants.
    • You must bring your own towel.
    • You don’t need to bring bed linens but if you are often cold when you sleep it is good to bring an extra blanket.
    • Sport shoes and comfortable clothes
    • You should bring your European Health Card
    • Minors should have a parental consent.
    • The timetable will be given at a later stage

    Deadline: 29 September 2015 | Apply now!

    If you have any questions feel free to contact us through the Contact form or by Facebook (as a private message). Please mention ”Cultural Rendezvous Through Beatboxing-France” when you contact us.