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Общи :: BFPA volunteer awarded in an international competition for social and youth cinema

BFPA volunteer awarded in an international competition for social and youth cinema

AwardsBerlin, October 17, 2021

The volunteer of the Bulgarian Family Planning and Sexual Health Association Viktoria Nikolova returned on October 17, 2021 after participating in a youth exchange in Berlin. Her visit there is part of her award for participation in the international competition Youth.DanubeSalon - Shoot By Youth for social and youth cinema. A seven-member jury with representatives from Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Croatia, Romania and Serbia awarded the short film, dedicated to the need for health and sexuality education, made by her and a small team of three other young adults based on a script entirely constructed by them. The participants in the competition had to present a problem within a few minutes and to propose its solution. Coordinators on the Bulgarian side of the international initiative are colleagues from the Re-Act Association.

PresentationYou can watch the short video here

The award of Viki and her small team, responsible for the making of the short-film, in addition to international exchange, includes funding the opportunity for them to realize their idea for solving the problem - in their case it is training fellow peers on issues related to mental, sexual and reproductive health, prevention of violence and other related topics.
Viktoria Nikolova has been a volunteer of our organization since 2018 and is actively involved in peer education, conducting interviews with young people on various topics of public importance, participation in international forums, research and events from various projects of the Association.

 

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Общи :: BFPA volunteer awarded in an international competition for social and youth cinema