„Brașov Multicultural Day” (4th edition) is dedicated to the Romanian community and the migrants living in the city of Brașov, Romania. The purposes of this event are:
– To educate people about immigration and the difference between refugees and other migrants; to educate people about the advantages of having a multicultural society;
– To contribute to the social and cultural integration of migrants in Romania;
– The promotion of a positive multicultural environment for both migrants and the local community;
– Advocate for diversity, tolerance, mutual understanding, cultural exchange, and humanitarian aid.
– Strengthening the cooperation with the local institutions with attributions in managing migration;
– Strengthening the cooperation with local companies and entrepreneurs for a better economic integration of migrants in the city of Brasov, Romania.
The target groups of our event are:
- Refugees and other migrants (third country nationals) living in Romania;
- The local Romanian community;
- The entire Romanian society;
- The local government and local leaders;
- Entrepreneurs, companies, organizations, etc. with a potential to offer work for refugees and other migrants.
The event will be structured in three moments:
- Artistic program produced by the foreigners in Brașov (the program will contain traditional dances, poetry, presentations, traditional music, traditional costumes parade etc.)
- Cultural exhibitions. The cultural exhibitions will be hosted by countries such as: Nigeria, Philippines, Turkey, Syria, Egypt, Japan, Dominican Republic, Korea, Republic of Moldova, China, Albania, Belarus, Ukraine, Brazil, Chile/South America, Benin, Tunisia, Algeria, USA, Canada, Iran, Palestine, Jordan, Australia, Cuba, Germany, Romania etc.
- Refugee section. In this section there will be:
– A photo exhibition about the refugees’ “trip” from Lesbos to Austria (a photo exhibition done by three Romanian photographers who have followed and photographed a group of refugees in October 2015 from lesbos in Greece to Austria);
– A fashion corner explaining Arabic traditional clothes;
– A relaxation corner where people can see a traditional Syrian room;
– other small activities that draw attention to the today’s refugee plight.
The evaluation will be done before and after the event with the help of local and national media.