Since 2016, Multi Kulti Collective has been developing a new Programme bringing together Bulgarian and migrant/refugee children in order to overcome social barriers while participating in cultural, educational and sport events. Children and youth between the ages of 6 and 18 have the opportunity to get to know each other in a safe informal environment, to increase their knowledge and improve their skills, to have fun and create common memories and friendships. The Programme has been actively supporting the two-way integration and building bridges between different cultures thus enabling children to live in a community free from prejudice, discrimination and xenophobia. Children are usually the first ones in the family to learn the language of the host society and thus serve as mediators of their parents. The events in the Programme vary from creative workshops to playing sports outdoors, from learning languages while making bread to visiting interactive museums.
In 2016 the Programme was supported by 1000 km Balkan Charity Challenge.
Photos: Panayot Chafkarov