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Call for young volunteers: Join the Tartu 2024 European Solidarity Corps Teams Project!

Greetings from Tartu, the European Capital of Culture in 2024! We’re thrilled to extend our warm invitation to the youth of our fellow European Capitals of Culture (ECoCs) to join us in celebrating a year of cultural vibrancy and togetherness.

  • About Tartu 2024

    Tartu 2024 is Estonia’s main event, showcasing unique cultural experiences throughout the enchanting landscapes of Tartu and Southern Estonia. Our artistic concept, “Arts of Survival,” promises a year filled with creativity, resilience, and celebration. Mark your calendars for the grand reveal of our complete program on October 19, 2023, with the festivities commencing on January 26, 2024.

    Read more about Tartu 2024 here

  • European Solidarity Corps Teams Project

    Tartu 2024 invites dedicated young volunteers from our fellow ECoCs to collaborate with our local youth in Tartu. Together, we will craft an international youth party on February 10th that promises unforgettable memories. Additionally, we extend an exclusive invitation to join us for the grand opening ceremony of Tartu 2024 on January 26, 2024!

Main Activities

Get ready to embark on an adventure of creativity and camaraderie as you work hand in hand with local youngsters to organize an exciting youth party in Tartu. Bring your unique interests, skills, and hobbies to the table to initiate fresh ideas for event organization. Encourage and empower local youth as you collaborate on activities such as:

  • Crafting eye-catching decorations and art installations for the festival.
  • Preparing engaging workshops tailored to your interests.
  • Hosting international guest and youngster.
  • Capturing behind-the-scenes moments and festival highlights through photography and video.

Practical Information

Program Dates

January 25 – February 13, 2024

Participant Age

18-30

Accommodation and Meals

Covered by the program, including shared rooms in a nearby hostel and a food budget. Participants will also receive a daily pocket allowance of 5€ a day.

Travel

Reimbursements according to the Erasmus+ travel distance calculator.

Insurance

Provided by HENNER.

Preliminary Program

Prepare for an exciting journey filled with activities, reflection, and celebration. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store.

  • Day 1, 25. Jan

    • Arrivals
  • Day 2, 26. Jan

    • Attending the opening of Tartu 2024 THE CEREMONY
  • Day 3, 27. Jan

    • Welcome to Tartu/ introduction
    • Welcome evening – meeting the locals
  • Day 4, 28. Jan

    • Introduction of tasks
    • Free evening
  • Day 5, 29. Jan

    • Festival prep
    • Reflections/ free time/ evening program
  • Day 6, 30. Jan

    • Festival prep
    • Reflections/ free time/ evening program
  • Day 7, 31. Jan

    • Festival prep
    • Reflections/ free time/ evening program
  • Day 8, 1. Feb

    • Free day
  • Day 9, 2. Feb

    • Festival prep
    • Reflections/ free time/ evening program
  • Day 10, 3. Feb

    • Festival prep
    • Reflections/ free time/ evening program
  • Day 11, 4. Feb

    • Day trip
  • Day 12, 5. Feb

    • Festival prep
    • Reflections/ free time/ evening program
  • Day 13, 6. Feb

    • Free day
  • Day 14, 7. Feb

    • Festival prep
    • Reflections/ free time/ evening program
  • Day 15, 8. Feb

    • Festival prep
    • Reflections/ free time/ evening program
  • Day 16, 9. Feb

    • Festival prep
    • Reflections/ free time/ evening program
  • Day 17, 10. Feb

    • YOUTH FESTIVAL
  • Day 18, 11. Feb

    • Reflection, conclusions
  • Day 19, 12. Feb

    • Free time
    • Farewell evening
  • Day 20, 13. Feb

    • Departure
  • Portreepilt Martha Liise Kapstast

    Martha Liise Kapsta

    International Volunteer Operations Coordinator

  • To Join Us

    Contact your local ECoC office before November 30th to apply.

    For questions, feel free to reach out to Martha Liise Kapsta, the coordinator of international activities in the field of volunteering at SA Tartu 2024 | Tartu 2024 European Capital of Culture.

    Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be part of an unforgettable cultural journey in Tartu, the European Capital of Culture 2024. Let’s make memories and celebrate solidarity together! 🎉🌍 #Tartu2024 #EuropeanSolidarityCorps