WHO WE ARE

Creative YouthLand is a non-profit organization for Youth, Arts and Culture aiming to provide young people with learning experiences based on art forms (drama & theater, dance, music) and creative approaches. It was founded in September 2014 in Egio in Greece and it acts universally!

MAIN PRIORITIES

For YOUTH

  • Inclusion
  • Participation
  • Employability
  • Well-being

For ARTS and CULTURE

  • Research
  • Innovation
  • Quality

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to provide young people with non-formal learning through artistic and creative methods, which will enable them to positively transform the society, provide them with a deep understanding of the European and International environment and give them the opportunity to create and innovate. We want to assist young people and youngsters with fewer opportunities to discover their creativity their imagination and feel motivated to move forward in their lives. We want to create an experimentation place where young people will discover and create their own challenges, take risks, collaborate, generate ideas and put them into practice, play and express their uniqueness. Through a unique and playful learning experience based on theater, drama, music, dance and other creative activities young people gain new knowledge and develop skills and attitudes enhancing their personal and professional development.

Our target groups are young people & young people with fewer opportunities, youth workers, educators, trainers, artists, researchers, trainers and all people who are eager to develop themselves.

OUR TEAM

Maria Sotiropoulou

Creative Learning Specialist, Youth Mentor, Performance Artist, Drama Facilitator

“Maria’s contribution to the Creative YouthLand team is mainly focused on Art and Culture. Maria owns a BA in Mediterranean Sciences and a MSc in Human Resources Management and she had participated in several national and European educational programs regarding personal and professional development. Maria has also received a 3-year professional training in Acting and Drama and has attended various art and youth seminars and festivals. Within the context of Creative YouthLand, Maria deals with Creative Learning projects as well as with Theater and Drama and its educational purpose. In addition, Maria is employed with the production of theatrical plays and artistic activities and the research of new innovative ideas for youth and arts.”

Georgia Sotiropoulou

Youth worker, project manager

“Georgia’s contribution to the Creative YouthLand team is mainly focused on the Youth sector. Georgia owns a BA in Political Sciences and a Postgraduate Degree in Social Policy, while she had participated in several national and European educational programs regarding personal and professional development and had worked voluntarily in various sectors in Greece and abroad. Within the context of Creative YouthLand, Georgia is employed and deals with young people with fewer opportunities, their integration, their empowerment and the development of their skills. In addition, Georgia manages short and long-term European and national projects.”