Since the year 2000 the ChildrenCultureCaravan visits Germany. Every year seven cultural youth groups from Africa, Asia and Latin America perform in numerous schools, youth centres and public meetings in North-Rhine/Westphalia and whole Germany and show the cultural variety and the creativity of their countries. With music, theatre, dance and circus they tell about their life in poverty, as refugees, child prostitutes, street children, child soldiers, AIDS and war orphans.
In the last five years Institute equalita has developed together with Büro für Kultur- und Medien-Projekte Hamburg and VIDC/moving cultures, Austria, a programme for kids and young people with the aim to give creative access to developmental and global issues and
Since January 2012 Institut equalita carries out the project "Strengthen Creative Cooperation" together with the Office for International Affairs of the City of Cologne and other European partners. It aims to establish a strong network of local actors in the partner countries Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany and Slovenia.
The intention is to carry out common annual campaigns on MGD topics such as environment protection, HIV/Aids prevention, migration/racism or social integration. It will combine development education, school initiatives and partnerships and NGO activities with cultural presentations of youth groups from South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Madagascar, Thailand, India, the Philippines, Bolivia, Peru and Chile
Children and young people with migration background meet young artists from two Barrios in Bolivia and Uruguay. They learn thereby, first together with them, later for their own, in resuming topic-referred theatre to take up music and dance productions and workshops to develop central topics of their everyday life (e.g. integration problems, violence, school, social, economic, vocational problems, argument with the own sex role, with conceptions of man and woman) and new solutions for it.
escuela im juzi 88They present these - and itself - in artistic switching form to an interested public and thereby of the of the same age ones as „artists/inside “on the stage and/or „mediators/inside “in the Workshops