Continuing the journey in Croatia – recent activities by Udruga Balkon

As more structures throughout Europe join Colours of a Journey, Udruga Balkon, our partner organisation in Croatia, has extended its activities in Zagreb and Kutina – two cities with migrant reception centers. In addition to the initial exhibitions held in public libraries, Dugave and Travno, Udruga Balkon has continued exhibiting the drawings of migrant children

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Croatia has become highly involved with Colours of a Journey – Workshops and exhibitions are now taking place in Zagreb

Thanks to the collaboration of Udruga Balkon, an NGO from Zagreb, we can announce that two new workshops and exhibitions are underway in Croatia! The two workshops took place in the Hotel Porin and in Kutina Reception Centre, on the 2nd and 19th of December, respectively. The artwork done by the refugee children in these workshops has

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Colours of a Journey has been included in the beautiful book “Letters to Europe: Refugee Women write”

We are glad to announce that the presentation of the book “Letters to Europe: Refugee Women Write” took place in Brussels on September 21, 2017!   One of its facilitators has written about his experience with the book and the inclusion of Colours of a Journey project. Here you can check the text about the

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Pilot exhibition. Artwork by refugee children on display in the Netherlands

The Colours of a Journey project was displayed as a physical exhibition for the first time in Groningen, the Netherlands. Organised by a group of MA Euroculture students at the University of Groningen, the project was displayed at two different events in the city. Both exhibitions were free events co-organised with Amnesty International. On the

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About the Project

Our primary objective is to create a digital platform (archive) – that will host “stories” of refugee and migrant children. The platform is designed to collect and exhibit paintings and illustrations done by children between the ages of 6 to 18 and addresses all kinds of supportive structures.

This project is facilitated by transform!europe, change4all, Euroculture Network, SOSRacism Portugal and ARCI.

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