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Community demands solidarity. That is Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke's message when they attend Roskilde Festival 2019.
Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke works to promote interpersonal understanding and solidarity and is also part of the international alliance ActionAid, working in more than 40 countries.
Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke’s activities at the festival are gathered under the heading: Our Choices - Our Future, and focus on young people's future, communities, political participation and commitment locally, and globally.
Read more: www.ms.dk/en
Together with Ordskælv, you can experience how literature and narratives can be like duct tape that patch our lives together and connect us.
ORDSKÆLV is a non-profit publisher, a writing workshop and a movement of literary activism that works to promote generations of strong writers, empathic readers and creative thinkers throughout the Nordic region. Since 2009, ORDSKÆLV has linked people, ideas, tools, resources, and organizations to make common people strong to join forces and create professional releases and events based on their own stories, hopes, and dreams.
Read more: www.facebook.com/ordskaelv/
Project BEAT is a community for people who break the mould. They inspire and motivate marginalized youths to fight back and break negative social patterns. Project BEAT wants to show young people that they can achieve anything.
Read more: www.facebook.com/projektbeat/
RAPOLITICS is an organization working with rap, poetry, spoken word, storytelling and street culture as tools to convey the voices of young people. They work to make the youth aware of the importance of political participation and engagement. Every year, RAPOLITICS arranges about 150 workshops for young people in Denmark and collaborates with political hip-hop music activists from countries such as Egypt, Syria and Greenland.
Read more: www.rapolitics.org/
Røst is a collaboration between KØS, Museum for Art in Public Spaces, Vallekilde Folk High School and Ungdomsbureauet (the Youth Bureau). Røst works to give young people the courage to take part in the public debate and believe that their voice matters. Røst wants to strengthen young people’s rhetorical skills and give them the courage to speak out.
On 4 June this year, Skuespilhuset, which is part of the Royal Danish Theatre, was filled with musical joy when 10 young people each gave a speech about one of the artists performing at Roskilde Festival. Røst was the organizer behind the event and had supported the young people in preparation for their speeches.
Read more: www.røst.dk
Being young today is much about being original, creating a persona and showing it to the world. Young people are always assessed and evaluated on social media, where they can compare themselves to others.
SEIN Magazine is a web magazine for young people and by young people. Since 2017, SEIN has produced podcasts, texts, photo series, short films, videos and multimedia articles. It is a web magazine where young people can inspire and share with each other and form their own picture of youth and the world we inhabit.
Read more: www.seinmag.dk/
SIND Ungdom (SIND Youth) works for a society where no young person feels alone or isolated, but instead meets understanding, respects and appreciation when they or their loved ones are struck with mental vulnerability. They work to make young people capable of living a more satisfactory and full life.
Read more: www.sindungdom.dk/
A good youth is for most people about parties, community and big dreams for the future – but what do you do, if you have lived a very different life as a child in out-of-home care, as a criminal, an addict or as someone who has struggles with physical or mental illness?
Ungdommens Røde Kors (The Danish Red Cross Youth) give these young people a voice at this year’s festival. They want to put down the taboo, the fear of involvement and the prejudice, because the young people dream of becoming part of a community that does not define them by their situation.
Read more: https://www.urk.dk/english