INVICTUS: Inclusion via Culture of Sports

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INVICTUS is another Erasmus+ project where Asociatia Babilon Travel is acting as partner and sending organization. It could be the first project that will start its main activity, a youth exchange, after the beginning of the COVID 19 pandemic.

If everything will run as expected, the youth exchange will take place in Zagreb, Croatia, between August 28 and Septenber 5, 2020.

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Ball for All – First Press Release

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 PRESS RELEASE

Cluj-Napoca, 1st of August, 2020
Babilon Travel NGO announces the start of the project
BALL for ALL
Project financed by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

Babilon Travel NGO, our non-governmental organization active in carrying out international Erasmus + projects for the benefit of young people with visual impairments and those with low opportunities, known locally and internationally for its successful implementation of numerous social inclusion projects, announces the launch on 1st August 2020 of the project Ball for All, together with its partners from North Macedonia (Mreza za Dozivotno Ucenje) and Turkey (Karabaglar Kaymakamligi) and the local associated partner, the Highschool for Visual Impaired Cluj-Napoca. (more…)

BALL FOR ALL – A new project is starting

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End of May 2020 we received the good news, that our KA-1 project BALL FOR ALL has been approved and its starting date will be the 1st of August 2020. Our international partners in this project are Mreza za Dozivotno Ucenje from North Macedonia and Karabaglar Kaymakamligi from Turkey.

BALL FOR ALL aims to respond to the needs of visually impaired young people to be included in society with their peers, to be equally involved in education, culture, sports, social life, etc. Specifically, during the one week activity of this project that will take place in Cluj-Napoca, we will make the sports game goalball (the most popular ball sport in the world for the visually impaired, which become a Paralympic sport in 1976) to become inclusive, for our mixed international teams of the blind and sighted, girls and boys. The practice of sport will be alternated by debates on topics of interest such as the perception of people with disabilities in society, stereotypes and expectations of / from society, social inclusion. Read more…

Skate-Ring for All: In Pictures

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Skate-Ring for All is en Erasmus+ Youth project, co-funded by the European Union.The project promotes the participation of young people in sports activities that enable social integration, creating and strengthening personal, social and communicative skills.

The main activity was a youth exchange that took place in Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia, in January, 2020. (more…)

Skate-Ring for All

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Asociatia Babilon Travel is part of the Erasmus+ Youth project Skate-Ring for All, co-funded by the European Union.

The aim of project is to promote idea of integration into society and culture young people visually impaired. Visual impaired persons will motivate the other participants to believe in themselves, raise their self-esteem, overcome their fears, discriminations, raise their awareness and become more open towards others. (more…)

Inclusive Internet Radio: Our next challange

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InRadio-Logo-1200-346“Inclusive Internet Radio” (InRadio) is one of many of our approved projects in 2018. It is an Erasmus+ KA-1 youth mobility project where low budget (community) web radio broadcasting is used as a tool of youth participation and social inclusion. It will provide 2 main activities, an advance planning visit (APV) and a youth exchange (YE).

Both activities will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania: the APV during January 10-13, 2019, and the YE between March 8-16, 2019 (including travel days). Continue reading…

VIP Culture – Youth exchange in North Macedonia

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TeamworkVIP Culture is a brand new Erasmus+ project, in which Babilon Travel NGO is acting as partner and sending organization.

The main activity is a youth exchange that will take place in Krushevo, North Macedonia, during September 24 – October 1, 2018.

The aim of our project is to promote the idea of integration into society and culture of visually impaired or blind young people. The project intends to motivate the participants to believe in themselves, to raise their self-esteem, to overcome their fears, discriminations, to raise their awareness and to become more open towards others. Continue reading…

Swim to Live 2: Continued (Part 2 – Slovenia)

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The Swim to Live 2 project, part of the Erasmus+ Sport small collaborative partnership between Slovenia, Italy and Romania, continued with a 3 day transnational meeting in Ankaran, Slovenia, during May 10-13, 2018.

The participants shared their experiences gained during the previous parts of the project, made a lot of indoor and outdoor mindfulness sessions and had a lot of fun. Continue reading…

Be Involved: Youth Exchange in the Tatra Mountains

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Poronin

Be Involved is a multi-activity project with two separate Youth Exchanges. First taking place in July in Poland and second in Germany.

The youth exchange in Poland will take place in Poronin (Tatra Mountains), between July 21-30, 2017. The participants, age 18-26, are citizens or residents of Lithuania, Slovakia, Romania, Poland and Germany. Continue reading…