Edinburgh Youth Summit 2012 is conducting an online video contest and they are looking for ten dynamic communicators, five each from India and the UK, to take part in a summit on the theme of India-UK: Future and Reinvention around the Culture Ministers’ Summit in Edinburgh in August 2012.
Contestants will have to take part in an online video contest and win a chance to present their views on the future of India-UK relations to the Culture Ministers of India and Scotland.
This online video contest is part of Re-Imagine: India-UK Cultural Relations in the 21st Century, a research and evidence based project, which is reviewing the current relationship between the two countries and the shape it’s likely to take in the next decade. Re-Imagine is a partnership project by the British Council, King’s India Institute and Counterpoint.
The Re-Imagine Edinburgh Youth Summit is being done in collaboration with Global Changemakers, a British Council funded global youth network of social entrepreneurs and community activists from 121 countries worldwide. Its mission is to empower youth to catalyse positive social change.
Eligibility criteria for the aspiring candidates are as follows:
- The candidate has to be between the age group of 19-25 years as on May 31, 2012
- The candidate must have a valid passport
- The candidate has to be a citizen and resident of either UK or India
- The candidate has to be equipped with good communication skills, with an interest in community or cultural relations activities.
The aspiring candidates need to make a five minute long video about them. They have to mention, how their generation and their community see the future of the UK-India relationship. Emphasising on the youth of their country the candidates must try to highlight their opinion on the existing relationship between India and UK and the future of this relationship.
The young aspirants of India must creatively explain their views on what can India expect from the UK in the 21st century. Last date for entries is June 18, 2012.
For more details and the application form please visit www.reimagine.britishcouncil.org.in.