Who determines the winners?

Your story will be evaluated by an independent jury according to the following criteria. Your story:

  • has a story structure (with beginning, middle/climax, end)
  • contains a message
  • creates a bond with the listener
  • has relevance with the LISTEN context

The jury determines two winners – one for each category.

No appeal is admissible against the jury’s decision.

Who or what is LISTEN?

LISTEN stands for Learning from Intercultural Storytelling and is a 2-year project (01-12-2016 – 30-11-2018) funded by the ERASMUS+ Programme. The LISTEN consortium aims to develop innovative tools for applied storytelling in order to empower refugees and migrants by giving them a voice. By recording, collecting and broadcasting stories of refugees and migrants the LISTEN project aims to integrate them in their receiving countries and to build intercultural bridges.

Who are the organisers of the competition?

The LISTEN award is organised by the project partnership LISTEN consisting of:

  • BUPNET GmbH, Germany
  • blinc eG, Germany
  • Verein Multikulturell, Austria
  • Active Citizens Partnership, Greece
  • Communtiy Action Dacorum, United Kindom
  • CESIE, Italy
  • Skellefteå kommun, Sweden