About This Project

The Art of Busking



07. – 16.06.2014


The Art of Busking was a multilateral project which took place in Thessaloniki, Greece, within the framework of Thessaloniki 2014: European Youth Capital.


The project aim was to bring together young amateur and professional artists and performers from seven countries in order to exchange experiences concerning the engagement of young people in street performing arts, the so-called “Busking”.


In workshops, training sessions and performing activities the participants were encouraged to unfold their creative and artistic skills and get inspired in order to prepare and participate together in a street parade and a street performance in the city centre of Thessaloniki.


The project offered methods, tools and practices, based on the principles of non-formal education that the participants can use for their personal and professional development.


Project venue: Thessaloniki, Greece

Participating countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Spain and Germany


This project was funded by the European programme YOUTH IN ACTION and by Wir für Sachsen.


This project has been co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.




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