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Rendeux 26/03 - 09/04
7 The project Centre Couleurs du Monde is an asylum seeker centre of the Belgian Red Cross. At a time it can host up to 190 people who asked for asylum in Belgium. Their stay in the centre is temporary and lasts until the necessary documents to stay legally in this country are ready and their refugee status is proved.
Centre provides such services as accommodation, food, educational courses, medical and social help, cultural, sport events etc.
One of the most important point is that the centre can grant for inhabitants is international exchange not only between themselves but also between them and volunteers from all over the world. That is the main purpose of the camp – intercultural exchange by way of work.
To learn more about the Centre you can visit a page at Red-Cross web-site – http://www.croix-rouge.be/activites/asile-et-migration/nos-centres-d-accueil-pour-demandeurs-d-asile/couleurs-du-monde-rendeux/
The project 2016 will be the 9th in the history of the Centre. Previous years were successful and were a source of an enthusiasm to go on.
Work With the help of a staff member of the centre, your team will organize some activities with the theme of cinema. You’ll realize or play in some short films to highlight the talent of the residents: music, dance, sport…You’ll be responsible of organise, film, create story, editing... feel free to come with your ideas.
Accommodation Accommodation will be provided in a classroom of the village (300 m from the red-cross centre). You’ll have got an access to dormitory and toilets but the shower will be taken at the centre itself. Smoking and alcohol drinking inside is strictly forbidden.
Food Food will be provided, relax – no cooking! Pork is not cooked in the centre. If you keep a vegetarian diet – you are welcome as well, just let us know.
Location Rendeux is a countryside village that lies in the country's Walloon Region and Luxembourg
Province and accounts up to 2,500 inhabitants. The village of Rendeux is situated in the valley of the River Ourthe in an area, which attracts many visitors both for its natural beauty and for such nearby medieval villages as La Roche-en-Ardenne (11km) and Durbuy (18km). For more details, please, visit:
The closest train station is 8km away – Melreux-Hotton (there is a bus, running till train station – just 10minutes).
Belgium is quite small and cozy country, most cities and nice places are easy reachable by train.
Brussels is about 2h30 away from Rendeux.
Meeting Point the 26/03 at Melreux-Hotton train station at 3.00pm
Camp language English, some notions of French will be useful, and also you can find here a lot of people from all over the world, you can discover numerous of other languages! Facial expression, sign language and emotional interjections may help you in any situation! Feel free!
Special request the candidate will have to send a short motivation letter and also an “evidence” of his/her artistic talent. A questionnaire to complete will be send after application