Young foreigner in Estonia - let’s put your story into a song!
We are looking for young adults, who have moved to Estonia from elsewhere, have a desire to learn how to create music and willingness to share their story related to migration and settling in in a new environment. If you recognize yourself, you are welcome to apply in the workshops, led by professional musicians, with a goal to create your very own song!
The project “Sound of my story!” is run by the Estonian Refugee Council in cooperation with Tõun (Jäääär) and other musicians.
The aim of the project is to share the stories related to relocation of ten people through songwriting, which results in giving out a studio album.
Who are we looking for and what are we expecting?
Youth in age group 18-30
Interested in creating music (former experience is not required)
Wish to share your own story related to moving to Estonia, getting used to the local life and the challenges of the journey
Why should you participate?
Workshops led by professional mentors
Opportunity to write your own lyrics and record your very own song in the genre of your preference
New acquaintances amongst other young people and musicians
Songs created during the project will be shared in different radio channels and media platforms.
When is it all happening?
We are accepting applications until September 2nd.
Individual interviews with project managers will take place from August 26th onwards
Workshops and creating music from September to December 2021
How to apply?
Fill in the following application and you will be contacted soon to set a date for an individual interview:
Feel free to contact us for additional information or questions by calling 53478557 or e-mail address email@example.com
The aim of the project is to shed light on the challenges faced by youngsters with refugee and migrant backgrounds through music. Therefore, we offer youth who have had experience in the area an opportunity to express their own thoughts and stories about migration, identity, adjusting to a new culture and settling in in Estonia.
This event is organised as part of the “Shared Journeys!” that is co-funded by the EU, Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the funds of development cooperation and humanitarian aid.