The main objectives of the project are to fight discrimination, to promote social inclusion and to promote the employability of young people, while fostering creativity, openness and artistic and cultural practices.
Last Tuesday was the start of Migracode, the first code school in Barcelona for youth migrants and refugees in Barcelona! Find more info in this post.
One of our team members will be cycling 400 kilometers around the island of Mallorca within 24 hours to raise money for the Open Cultural Center. The funds raised through this campaign will be used to support the projects of OCC in both Spain and Greece.
The article will reconstruct Idomeni’s chronic starting before it gained media attention through secondary analysis. It will recount historical and political developments as well as the happenings of human rights violations which are now on trial.
During our last cultural event we have celebrated Eid al adha, The Great Celebration of Muslim people and the second of two major holidays in Islam.
With many people visiting, our last cultural event was an amazing success. With all our guests we discovered the beauty of Syria, the mysterious Middle Eastern Country! We learned about Syrian culture via a great presentation and we enjoyed its flavorful cuisine.
The bicycle shop ‘BikeIt’, located in the Eixample district in the heart of Barcelona, helped selling a bike of one of their customers and donated their commission to us! A very generous gesture from this small, but specialized and skilled bike shop!
On Sunday, August 5th, the President of the Catalan Parliament, Roger Torrent, visited the Open Cultural Center in Polykastro. He also visited the Nea Kavala Refugee Camp which is the main place of residence for the beneficiaries of OCC activities.
With proudness we are happy to announce that our wonderful book – My Friend: the Refugee Journey – is now translated in German and available via our website. The price/donation of the book is of 10€, which will go on to finance the activities of Open Cultural Center in Greece.
During this time volunteers will be actively involved in the different activities of the Open Cultural Center, Greece. Depending on the position volunteers will be carrying out different tasks.