What is your idea for Sobieszewo Island? Contest for the citizens ! The Polish Scouting and Guiding Association, together with the city of Gdańsk as the candidate to host the 25th World Scout Jamboree on Sobieszewo Island in 2023 invite everyone to participate in “Idea for the Island” contest. The partners of the project include Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture “Treasure Island” and the Friends of Sobieszewo Island Association. The submissions, including a short description of the ideas for action are accepted via e-mail at [email protected] until May 31st. The authors of the most interesting proposals will receive financial awards.
“We are looking for interesting ideas, which would aim at promoting this extraordinary area. Especially the most creative ones, which would focus on the unique natural resources and location of the Island”, says Beata Matyjaszczyk from the Polish Scouting and Guiding Association, Sobieszewo Island Social Development Program Coordinator.
The ideas should take into account: the use of natural and cultural potential of Sobieszewo Island, sustainable tourism and recreation development, environmental-friendly actions, and possible socio-economic benefits for the inhabitants of the area.
“We are counting on the citizens’ creativity”, says Łukasz Kłos, Mayor of Gdańsk’s Representative in charge of Jamboree 2023. “The projects can account for organization of a cultural event, recreation ideas, tourists attractions, as well promoting the Island itself (a logo, a slogan, a mascot etc.)”.
The ideas should be submitted via e-mail: [email protected]. The proposals should include a maximum one-page description. Learn more about terms and conditions at www.wyspaskarbow.gak.gda.pl
Top 5 ideas will be awarded with financial prizes, 300 PLN each. The contest is a form of brainstorming for the future of Sobieszewo Island. The realization of the winning ideas depends on external circumstances, such as sources of financing and coordination.
The award ceremony will take place on June 7th 2017, at 15.00 in Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture “Treasure Island” on 3 Turystyczna St. on Sobieszewo Island.
World Scout Jamboree is the most important event for World Organization of the Scout Movement, gathering young members of national scout organizations. WOSM is the biggest membership NGO with over 40 million members worldwide.
Learn more about the preparations and the Polish Scouting and Guiding Association and Gdańsk as candidates to host World Scout Jamboree at www.polska2023.pl, www.facebook.com/polska2023.