BBB goes to Youth on the move with its movies!

On April 18-20, Youth on the Move, in collaboration with the European Year of Citizens 2013, visited Volos, Greece, to showcase the European Union programmes that enable young people to study, work, train, and volunteer abroad. Balkans Beyond Borders was present there as well with members of its team showing an alternative way that enhances youth mobility, motivation and EU identity.

Young people that visited the tents of Youth on the Move initiative had the chance to learn about the activities of BBB
in the region and the possibilities it offers to young people to get involved and motivated through creating their own short film and by participating at its activities. BBB also presented the first results of the survey it has started since March aiming to present what young people believe for the EU and the possibilities it gives. You can still answer it (Questionnaire). Also, it showed a film of the BBB Short Film Festival 2011, the Pond, by Dimitris Argiriou.


The Youth on the Move initiative offered a wide variety of presentations, entertainment and performances. There were many presentations, speeches, debates and workshops held by representatives of projects financed by programmes such as Leonardo da Vinci (vocational training), Comenius (school education), Grundtvig (adult education) and Erasmus (higher education).