C2C4EU project

Europe for citizen programme

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Programme “Europe for Citizens” - City to City for Building Our Europe –


Video contest storytelling: “The European Union that I would like for the future!”

Tell us, how do you imagine the future of the European Union?

  • Are you a young person between 18 and 26 years old?
  • Would you like to make your voice heard?
  • Have you a story to tell on how to shape a better future for Our Europe?

Submit your video by you tube channel and send the link by mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and in your country to:____________

The expected results of this are increasing awareness about the importance of cultural dialogue for a better European integration. A better knowledge about the civic participatory tools to give the personal contribution to the most important European decisions and policies.

Target group: young people between 18 – 26 years old

Applications Open:  20 April 2017

Application Deadline: 22 June 2017

Winners Announced: 30 June 2017


1st _ Voucher (Travel and accommodation - two days) for visit European Institutions in Bruxelles during the final event of the project C2C4EU __

2nd – Certificate and dissemination of the video during the project events JURY

1° A representative for each country. Each representative cannot vote for the contest's participants from his country but only for the participants from other countries.


Steps to take!

  1. Write a script
  2. Collect multimedia! Take your own picture or find related images, sound clips and music for your story. Do storyboarding.
  3. Combine all your elements in a short video (max 3 min) –
  4. Don’t forget to include the phrase “Our Europe”, in your digital story.
  5. Upload your video to YouTube (using your own channel)
  6. Fill in and submit the online form providing the short URL of your video
  7. Update the description of your video following the instructions in the confirmation e-mail.
  8. Send a mail with the link of your video on YouTube!


General requirements

Digital Stories should be original work and not to be copied from any other person or person’s work unless obtained with permission.


There are two types of evaluation methods in this contest: Official Judging and Popular Voting. The official judging takes place after the submissions close. Please see timeline above for details. Official judging is done by a group that involves a representative for each country/organization involved in the project according to the evaluation criteria. In order to increase the popularity of the contest, a popular voting is conducted over C2C facebook space or Youtube channel taking place during the Evaluations period. Public can vote for the video storytelling by clicking the “Like” button during this time frame. The results are based on Likes only, not Views or Dislikes. If foul-play is determined, digital stories will be disqualified from the contest

Evaluation criteria

  4-Excellent 3-good 2-Fair 1 – poor  Score
OPEN There is an opening statement/question immensely grabbing the attention of the audience in the beginning of the story (Ideally, first 0-15 sec.)           
PURPOSE Establishes a purpose early on and maintains a clear focus throughout          
STORY The script/story is original and gives a contribution to the dissemination of the project C2C          
CREATIVITY Overall the work is highly creative.          
EUROPEAN VALUE Overall the work include the european values          
IMAGE /VIDEO QUALITY Overall, the picture and video resolution is exceptionally good and within the limit of contest requirements.          
SOUNDTRACK – EMOTION Music stirs a rich emotional response that matches the story line well          
LANGUAGE Appropriate language is used throughout the story          

Please use the online form

C2C4EU – 2017 – Video contest- storytelling

Use this online form to submit a You Tube video telling your “Our Europe” story. Videos will take part in the “Our Europe” video storytelling contest for the project “City to City for Building our Europe –C2C4EU” under the European Programme “Europe for Citizens” (https://oureurope.her/video-storytelling-contest/).


* Required E-mail address* Please provide a valid e-mail address. A confirmation e-mail will be sent at this address containing the comments to be added to the description of your You Tube video in order to prove your ownership and to include it in the contest. You Tube video* Please provide the short URL (e.g https://youtu.be./B09X6ImDIQ) of the YouTube video with which you want to take part in the contest. Team* Students Other Disclaimer* By submitting this form you confirm to understand and to accept that the video contest has been launched for the purpose of promoting the importance of cultural dialogue for a better European integration as well as to promote the civic participatory tools to give your personal contribution to the most important European decisions and policies. Your video has to respect …………………………. Together with YouTube community rules (http://www.youtube.com/yt/policyandsafety/communityguidelines.html). That … That the results will be notified to the e-mail address specified in this form □ Confirm ____________________________________________________________________

PROMOTION PRESS CONFERENCE SOCIAL MEDIA OF THE MUNICIPALITY (FACEBOOK – TWITTER) Link for example: https://myeuropecontst or a website set up by the lead partner (Gerace) dedicated to the contest M

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