FILM IT! SHOW IT! CHANGE IT!
The PLURAL+ Moldova 2012 Video and Photo Contest is Giving the Youth of Moldova a Chance to Express Their Opinions and Promote Changes on Issues Concerning Migration and Diversity
Chisinau, 28 May 2012 – The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (AoC), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mission to Moldova, in partnership with the Government of the Republic of Moldova, the United Nations in Moldova, the OWH Studio and Roman Rybaleov Photo School are pleased to invite young people from all over the country to participate in the PLURAL + MOLDOVA 2012 Video and Photo Contest on the topics of Migration and Diversity.
For the 4th consecutive year PLURAL + MOLDOVA aims at promoting youth in addressing the issues of migration, integration, identity, diversity, human rights and social cohesiveness around the world by recognizing youth as a driving force for social change in a world that is often marked by segregation, divisions and intolerance. In a society where Migration affects every other household, a multilingual and multi-ethnic country, the voice and opinion of youth on these topics are extremely important. read more...
This year, PLURAL + MOLDOVA continues to support fans of photography by encouraging young people to capture their thoughts and views on the hot issues of migration and diversity at the national level. The PLURAL + Moldova 2012 promotion campaign was launched on May 14, in the framework of the International Documentary Film Festival CRONOGRAF 2012 in partnership with OWH Studio.
The PLURAL+MOLDOVA 2012 Video and Photo Contest is open to young individuals aged between 9 and 25, and offers participants a couple of ways to express their thoughts: Video Section and Photo Section. Therefore, the Youth of Moldova are invited to submit either 1/ a short video (1 to 5 minutes) in any style or genre (animation, documentary, drama etc.); or 2/ A set of three photographs on their thoughts, experiences, opinions, questions and suggestions on these issues and on promoting a peaceful and mutually beneficial coexistence in various social, cultural, religious and other contexts.
Submissions are open until 18 November 2012. The Awards Ceremony will take place on 18 December 2012, in celebration of International Migrants Day, celebrated regularly on this day by the International Organization for Migration.
For more information on how you can participate, rules, regulations and entry forms, please visit www.iom.md and/or send a message to
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International Organization for Migration,
Mission to Moldova, 36/1 Ciuflea Str, MD -2001,
Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Tel: (22) 23 29 40/41
To participate in the FOTO or VIDEO Section, please download the application form here: