Volunteers Fest, Romania’s only festival dedicated to all volunteers, will unfold throughout next month. Originated by the Volunteer Brigade, the festival will include creative, educational, hands-on, sports and fun activities.The Festival opens on April 1 with a theater play performed by ARTFusion involving spectators and volunteers.
The play will be staged at the Open Pub starting 6:30 pm.Photography and origami, handmade and creative recycling, dances and improvisations are just a few of the workshops prepared for the Creative Week. Participants are invited to discover their hidden artistic gifts or, plain and simple, to enjoy the presence of other experienced and talented people delighted to share some of their knowledge with workshop attendees.The Educational Week is dedicated to training young participants in such areas as „Public Speaking”, „Leadership”, „Social Media”, „Sales” and „Event Organizing”.During the Hands-On Week, participants must show their skill to work part of a team, but their creativity as well participating in a contest proposed by the Volunteers Fest partners, with the best projects going to be awarded prizes.The Sports Week is dedicated to sports lovers. The registered teams will register with ” Volunteer Olympics” and be given the opportunity to play in football, basketball, volleyball championships and in races where their sports talents will be awarded prizes. Gams will also be organized for the spectators at the events.The event program includes two ART Fusion theater plays focused on volunteering, and the festival will wrap up with a free concert for all volunteers at Silver Church, April 25.