UNESCO International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage


Young people from countries along the maritime and terrestrial Silk Roads are welcome to participate in the UNESCO International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage. The event will be held in Changsha and Nanjing, China on 21-27 of May. Deadline to apply is April 1.

The event is organized to support youth experienced in literature, cultural and creative industries and in protecting and promoting heritage, as well as those in the advanced stages of their studies in these areas. This will include 10 participants selected to take part to the “Experience Changsha Media Arts Program”, which will provide an opportunity to delve over a period of three weeks in the creative industry panorama of the vibrant city of Changsha.

The Experience Changsha Media Arts program will last for three (3) weeks, 28 May to 15 June 2018 inclusive. It is aimed at young persons’ already qualified with work experience and or formal training in Media Arts. The Experience Changsha Media Arts program will provide an opportunity for skilled and trained youth to delve deeper into Media Arts and to improve their techniques and knowledge. Skilled areas relevant in this category include virtual reality, digital media, digital video, visual effects, digital music, and artificial intelligence.

Main criteria

  • Open to young men and women who are aged 18-30 years;
  • Applicants should come from a country in Africa, Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, or Europe.

In order to apply, please complete the Application Form and send it to UNESCO.

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