ECHOCITIZEN Contest for young talents 15-22 years old


"My City, sounds and emotions" Contest for youngsters 2017

In the framework of the ECHOCITIZEN action a contest amongst young people 15-22 years old, is taking place. 

2017 topic : "Athens: my city is a Soundream"

"What is the heart of a city ? The soul of a city? (...) How do we know a city ? How do you know your city ? " is wondering the writer and essayist Georges Perec. City dwellers certainly experience that : the city narrates our dreams, our desires, our sorrows, our daily joys. The city is made of emotions and sounds that tell us how to live together… 

If you are 15-22 years old, 

  • You are then invited to tell us about your city’s sounds, emotions and images and all this in one minute’s time : this is the challenge that we now offer to you, the youngsters of Athens. With only one constraint, to use your mobile phone to tell us about your city and its sounds from the most positive to the most negative ones… 
  • The instructions are simple :
  • Fill in the registration form, then sign the arrangement and send it back to SDMED using the e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Send us your soundscape (audio file) or video either in Mp3 or in Mp4 to the ECHOCITIZEN e-mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • You can register until  November 22, 2017 (22: 00 CET) and send to us your video until  December 8 (22: 00 CET). Sponsored by the Hellenic Radio & TV Channel ERT, the contest "My City, sounds and emotions" will also be directed by a jury of artists, audio specialists, representatives of civil society, city professionals, architects, planners and sociologists/psychologists who will decide to award 2 prizes: 
  • Best Soundscape  
  • Best Scenario   
  • Prizes will be awarded to the winners on December 18, 2017 by the ECHOCITIZEN SDMed team and its partners, during an award ceremony that will take place at Panteion University.