Giorgio Gaber Award for New Generations – Freedom is Participation

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Giorgio Gaber Award for  New Generations – Freedom is Participation

Time: May 8, 2014 to May 11, 2014
Location: Viareggio e Camaiore (LU) - Toscana - Italy
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Event Type: contest, award, school, theatre, drama, cinema
Organized By: Valentina Bronzi
Latest Activity: Dec 12, 2013

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Event Description


I would like to inform European Schools and European Socio and Cultural nonprofitmaking Organisations that for the year 2014 has been called the V Edition of “Giorgio Gaber Award for New Generations – Freedom is participation”.

The festival is organised by the cultural institutions “Teatro Stabile di Grosseto” and the “Giorgio Gaber Foundation” established in Milan to promote the preservation and the circulation of the works and artistic heritage of this, now deceased, artist.

The project represents a unique opportunity to permits meeting and exchanges of views between young people with realities and geographically distant cultures and has its basis in a series of theatrical performances and short films (for educational and social goals) planned and set up by young people themselves.

The V Edition will take place from May 8th to May 11th 2014 in the towns of Viareggio e Camaiore (Lucca – Tuscany – Italy) in a single period of 4 days in which all participants will act together and at the same time thanks to Versilia’s higher accomodation capacity and countless prestigious theatres, cinemas and places of entertainment.

In order to financially support the educational activities of the Schools and Socio and Cultural Organisations, has been allocated a total prize money of Euro 13,000.00, which will be distributed among the winners.

Moreover, by virtue of the relevant partnership established with "UNICEF Italy", a special Award in its name will be declared.

The award, or festival, is addressed to:
‐  the Italian schools, of all levels, except nursery schools;
‐ all the European schools, of all levels, except nursery and primary (elementary)schools;
‐ all the Italian and European Cultural Institutions.

The award includes two different section as:Drama and Cinema.

A project submission form is available for download on the award website, filling it in and sending it will be enough to participate in the first selection. The form should contain a brief outline of the project (play or short film) chosen to take part in the competition.

The Schools and Cultural Institutions that will be selected to participate in the final stage of the award, will compete presenting in person their productions (either plays or short films) and taking part in the learning activities that will be organized during the event.

In order to provide support to the socio-educational paths carried out by the groups, towards children and young people,the Network to support the participants in “Gaber Award” is underdeveloped.

The full version of the regulations is available on the Award website:

For more specific information please visit the Award official website (both in Italian and English version) or contact us at the addresses below.

Tel. (0039) 0564 496997
Fax (0039) 0564 1790146
Mobile (0039) 327 7412963

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