EYE on the Edge Call for Proposals Now Open


Galway 2020 and the European Parliament present EYE on the Edge.


EYE on the Edge is an exciting new festival created by young people taking place from 23 to 25 April 2021. Originally planned as a 2-day festival in Galway City, the festival is now going fully online due to the ongoing pandemic. As such the festival will now happen in multiple locations right across Galway, Ireland, Europe and beyond!


The project brings together young people (age range 16 to 30) and fuses politics, arts and culture to create dialogue, share ideas and respond to contemporary European and global challenges. It will do this through an engaging and interactive programme of discussions, workshops, artistic performances, exhibitions and other activities.


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Call for Proposals Now Open


We are now inviting proposals for activities to be part of the EYE on the Edge programme. Have you a brilliant idea for a panel discussion, a workshop, a musical performance or other artistic performance? Are you working on an exciting project that you would like to share at the EYE on the Edge? If so, we want to hear from you.


The core theme and message of the EYE on the Edge programme is DIVERSE VOICES. We want to celebrate diversity and bring together diverse groups, diverse opinions and diverse solutions to some of the most important issues facing us today such as climate change, racism, isolation & mental health, resilience & recovery in a pandemic and other such shared global issues.


The deadline for submission of proposals is 10 March 2021. To read the full Call and submit a proposal CLICK HERE




The EYE on the Edge project is part of the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture programme and is a local European Youth Event (EYE), a biennial event in Strasbourg which brings together thousands of young people from all over the European Union and beyond to share and shape their ideas on the future of Europe.

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