Jugendliche teilen Ihre Visionen und Gedanken bei der Preisverleihung des PLURAL+ Videowettbewerbs
Young people share their visions and thoughts at the Award Ceremony of the PLURAL+ Video CompetitionIn the framework of the Alliance of Civilizations, the winners of the Austrian PLURAL+ Video Competition were celebrated for their outstanding movies on the 27th of February. The international audience in the Viennese Hofburg was impressed by the young people and their amazing work.Vienna, 27 February 2013 – PLURAL+ is a video competition for young people to visually express their thoughts and experiences on migration, diversity, social cohesion, human rights and identity. Within the framework of the Alliance of Civilizations the winners of PLURAL+ Austria were nominated and received awards from important politicians.Ambassador William Lacy Swing, General Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) stated: “I am impressed by these film makers’ dedication to using media technology for such a worthy cause. When people ask me what impact these films have had, I will say that they have not only promoted the benefits of migration, but encouraged people to think constructively about social issues of migration.”The international actor David Wurawa moderated the award ceremony attended by 450 people, and explained the justification for the winning videos in six different categories. All-together 120 young people took part in the Austrian competition presenting a wide variety of issues and formats form music videos to storyboards. The winning videos will be broadcasted on Okto-TV and FS1-TV after the award ceremony.