Project and Partners: CircoCentrica is a circus and juggling international convention promoted by “La Torre” Social Center and “Corpi Pazzi Popular Gym” , one of ”La Torre” projects. In 2017 there will be the 12th edition. “La Torre” is a social project promoting a number of activities including sports, cultural events both social and political since 1994 in Rome. It covers an extensive part of the Valle dell’Aniene Natural Reserve Park, an extensive green area of the Roman north-east outskirts. This Social Center is equipped with a restaurant, a pub and a gym open daily to the community. It offers courses and sports activities, theatrical performances, evening concerts, photographic exhibitions, political debates, films and documentaries, book launches, a farmer market every fortnight and a number of other activities.
“Corpi Pazzi ” is a grassroot gym. It promotes sports and circus arts by the provision of training spaces and creative laboratories to people in the community of any age, race or sex at affordable prices. CircoCentrica is a 4 days event where participants will be camping in the park next to the Social Centre “La Torre” and takes place from the 7th to the 10th September 2017. The program for the 4 days includes circus art workshops all day long and evening shows. Saturday afternoon a parade through the streets of the neighbourhood of all participants along with musical bands. The parade ends near the female prison, in order to be visible to its interns. The sunday morning is dedicated to children activities, whilst the afternoon Juggling Olympics will take place, a series of resistance and ability races for both individuals and teams.
Work: The international volunteer will support the convention organization. Volunteers are needed and will work at the preparation and management of the event. During the days before CircoCentrica Convention, volunteers will help in setting up structures and stages for the artists and athletes, cleaning the outdoor areas, organising and preparing camping facilities that include lighting, signposting, tables disposition, open showers and toilets etc …
During the convention volunteers will support the event management in day to day tasks such as catering and distribution of meals, welcoming and signposting guests, green areas maintenance and both technical preparation and dismantling of the structures. Kitchen aid for people attending the shows will be a task for volunteers during the Convention too.
La Torre” has a kitchen that will provide meals to volunteers. Vegan menus will be always available.
During the workcamp volunteers will help local volunteers preparing meals. Volunteers will sleep in 3/4 persons tents. Outdoors showers and shared bathroom. Expect basic conditions.
Requirements: No particular skills are needed. You will run the event together with the local volunteers. To achieve this you will act independently and as part of a team of volunteers to deliver our equality policies in an intercultural context.
Particularly welcome are athletes and artists, and people with long term technical experience in live show management ( Audio-Video and lighting). Work will be mostly in the open air and September in Rome can be very hot, so be advised.
- Kandideerimise tähtaeg:
- 01.09.2017 - 13.09.2017
- Rooma, Itaalia
- 18 - 30
- Projekti kood:
- LUNAR 26
- 95€ osalustasu ja 25€ ühekordne liikmemaks. Reisikulud hüvitatakse kuni 299€ ulatuses, majutus ja toitlustus on kaetud.