THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH MEDIA SUMMIT was HEADED TO KATHmANDU, NEPAL.

JULY 27 – AUGUST 9, 2016

Young filmmakers and social activists from 25+ different countries have gathered in Kathmandu, Nepal from July 27 to August 9 for the 11th annual International Youth Media Summit. This was the first time the Summit had been held in Asia and the choice of Nepal as host country generated a great deal of excitement as we embarked on a new decade of building bridges through media and action.

 

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KATHMANDU, NEPAL  JULY 27 – AUGUST 9, 2016 


AccomModations

 Hotel Manang is one of the oldest, well-known and considered the best 3 Star Luxury Hotels in Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal. The hotel is within the walking distance of popular tourist attractions, entertainment and recreational spots, making it easy to get the most out of your stay. Facilities include WiFi, air conditioning, TV, and much more.  Click for more > Hotel Manang

Preparation

In preparation for the Summit, delegates were expected to research their assigned Issue topic and to be able to present their findings when they arrive. Our Nepali host team has made a short video presenting one of their traditional folk songs; they wanted delegates to learn it before the Summit began! Check out the song and see if you can master these lyrics: 

Summit Activities |  July 27 - Aug 9, 2016

Wednesday, July 27

International visitors arrive and settle into hotel

(Informal plenary session and Icebreaker)

PM: Dinner 

Thursday, July 28

Official opening plenary session: Overview of Summit activities, Introductions (Youth Committee, Advisory Board, Host team, and any other BTS support), Orientation to location

Icebreakers

Presentation about PSAs, Workshop guides, Declarations

Survey

PM: Opening ceremony

Friday, July 29

Break into issue groups, Icebreakers

Delegates present prepared work

Visit with organizations for Day of Service: discuss and determine workshop guide, declaration

PM: Debrief and Dialogue- What does this issue mean to me?

Saturday, July 30

Student workshops & training

Students begin workshop guides and pre-production for PSAs: decide roles, brainstorm, storyboard, location scout

PM: Delegate Talent Show and dance party

Sunday, July 31

Student workshops & training

Pre-production: review guidelines, begin scripts, prepare for pitch, test shots

Pitch to advisors; script edits/re-writes

PM: Panel discussion

Monday, August 1

Pre-production: filming schedule, location scouting, casting, prop and costume gathering

Finish workshop guide draft

PM: Presentation and dialogue 

Tuesday, August 2through Friday, August 5

Filming and Editing

PM: Various activities, including delegate presentations

Saturday, August 6

Cultural excursion/ free time

PM: Special Screening

Sunday, August 7

Workshop execution and community service/immersion

PM: Debrief

Monday, August 8

Reflections, survey, and planning for 12th Summit

PM: Closing Ceremony- Screening of Final PSAs, declarations and documentary of the Summit

Tuesday, August 9

Delegates fly home         


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