European Commission looking for young people for road trip project

  • 2019-07-17
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - The European Commission is looking for eight young people for its road trip project lasting from August to September, the aim of which is to offer them an opportunity to get acquainted with different regions of Europe while recording the trip with a camera of smartphone.

The European Commission is organizing two road trips in the member states of the European Union this year introducing various regions as well as their cultures and residents, spokespeople for the Estonian State Shared Service Center told BNS on Tuesday.

The Commission is looking to form two four-member teams who would travel through Europe on two different routes -- one of the teams will travel from Finland to the Canary Islands and the other from Ireland to Cyprus. The travel period runs from Aug 23 to Sept 29. 

"If you love travelling and adventure, wish to meet interesting people in various locations of the world and you have a knack for recording it all in a creative way on a camera of smartphone, then this adventurous road trip is just the thing for you," the spokespeople said.

All citizens and residents of the European Union aged 18 to 30 are eligible to submit their application along with their identification document. Availability for travel from Aug 23 to Sept 29 is required.

Candidates are asked to fill in a form and upload a one-minute video introducing themselves and giving reasons as to why they should selected to participate in the project. Examples of previous works supporting the application are also required.

The deadline for applications is July 24. Several thousand young people have already submitted their candidacy, spokespeople for the State Shared Service Center said.

Further information is available online at https://roadtriproject.eu/ and  https://roadtriproject.eu/how-to-apply/.

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