Diversity Day in Gostivar
On 19th of May 2016, children from the Day Care Center in Tetovo visited their peers in the Day Care Center Gostivar in order to implement a joint activity. Through a workshop, they had the chance to promote their talents in different fields of arts. After that, they organized an Exhibition in order to present their work to the visitors. Some of the children could draw very beautiful pictures; some of them sang songs while the others danced with these songs.
After the children from the Day Care Center presented their work, the visitors experienced very touching feelings watching the valuable abilities of people with disabilities.
This is a very common activity from the Day Care Centers from Tetovo and Gostivar as well.
On 18th of May 2016, Multikultura organized "Diversity Day" at Cultural Center in Tetovo - Iljo Anteski Smok. "Diversity Day" presents a day where we celebrate the diversity of our communities - a day unlike others - where we recognize, we all are different but the same! Through the mixture of tradition and modernity, all the cultures living in Tetovo and the region are promoted together. Our motto "All different but the same" can best represent the aim of the activity where we all feel proud of our cultural background.
During the activity, students of different high schools from Tetovo promoted their plan programs of their schools to the students of elementary school that are enrolling to different areas of studying. Today, students with different talents promoted their work to all the visitors. Also, NGO‘s of Tetovo had the chance to be promoted while sharing their materials to the visitors.
The activity also contained a kids‘ corner, where the children from had a lot of fun when the animators painted their face. Later, the kid‘s corner was also visited by the children of the Day Care Center in Tetovo.
After the speeches of the people that were invited in the activity, the participants accompanied by the music of the DJ, had the chance to try different traditional food of Tetovo.
Team Building & Retreat
During 15-17 of April 2016, the team of Multikultura organized an event which was designed to complement our retreat theme.
The Corporate Training workshops generally were focused on professional development topics including leadership, teamwork and personality type assessment.
The level of responsibility held by this group required solid, honest communication and relationships with a high-level of trust. The team retreat was strategic and had a clear meeting purpose.
We worked closely with to define the goals of the executive retreat, prioritize the issues and discuss the future plans within our organization.
"Overcoming prejudices and stereotypes"
On 17th of May 2016, Multikultura organized the workshop "Overcoming prejudices and stereotypes". This workshop prepares and enables the young people to execute the evaluation/ rating of the schools, including methods of surveying and teacher rankings.
The purpose of the project was to analyze the factor- environment, in terms of rural and urban environment. Does this factor and, in the further development of the youth, first in terms of their success in school programs, and then also in their emotional perception of life in general phenomena.
Often when talking about success in school or at the level of culture and education, in our lands talks end with a simple conclusion or response that has simplified the difference between adult children / originating from the village or town . This phenomenon further, it becomes complex as our society, without going into deep analysis.
Promotion of Diversity Week
Our Program Director, Arlinda Ilazi was guest of the TV program "Fresh Air" of TV21, where she talked about the history and the aims of Multikultura. When the program host asked Arlinda Ilazi about Diversity Week, she said: "It presents a day or week where we celebrate the diversity of our communities - a day unlike others - where we recognize, we all are different but the same!"
If you want to watch more of the interview, watch the video below: