Uudenmaankatu 42 C 52
- International/Cultural relations
- Youth and education
To promote dialogue, integration and knowledge about cultures, especially among young people and children in the Helsinki-region.
Feast-calendar for schools with Fokus r.y. The calendar is an innovative achievement in Helsinki city; www.juhlakalenteri.fi or www.festkalendern.fi
Fairy-tale book, När månen skrattade/Kun kuu nauroi (SETS 2015), which was produced as part of Ad Astra's work and consists of tales from 15 different cultures.
Fira Tillsammans: A project that involves celebrating different multicultural festivals over the course of the academic year in schools. Students participate in different artistic workshops related to each festival before coming together to showcase what they have done and to celebrate as a school.
Together for Finland: An interfaith youth project that aims to show that inter-religious dialogue has a part to play in integration and peace-building among youths, particularly from minority religious and cultural backgrounds. The project uses personal storytelling to empower youths, combat prejudices and to break stereotypes, as well as to show diversity within religious groups.
Ad Astra can contribute to the network by offering to share our expertise in storytelling and in celebrating different multicultural festivals with children.
We want to join the ALF network as we would like to benefit from the network’s collective knowledge via the different members as well as to find out about opportunities related to our organisation’s interest in intercultural dialogue and exchanges, which are in line with ALF’s.