The EPYC Project
Giffoni Macedonia is a regional hub of the world’s leading festival for children and youth, the “Giffoni Film Festival” from Italy.
Since 2013 Giffoni Macedonia has been successfully promoting media literacy, education, critical thinking and international cooperation, developing them through active involvement of young people in creative activities connected to film, audiovisual arts and creative industries.
The project EPYC – Enhancing Peace through Youth Creativity is part of the eleventh edition of Giffoni Macedonia, which will take place in Skopje, in September and October 2023.
The main objectives of the EPYC project are:
The project is supported by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs within the program Bando Balcani 2022.
EPYC movies in the official selection of the festival, in all three categories: Juniors, Cadets and Seniors.
There is no better way to spread messages for peace among peoples than by creative expression.
The jurors will meet professionals
from creative industries and talk with them on importance of art in peacebuilding.
The EPYC Blog is a space for your thoughts, articles, interviews and essays about peace-building art and movies, space for your art expressions.