ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The 1000 Abrahamic Circles Creative Competition offers a unique platform for young Indonesians to share their narratives, viewpoints, concerns, and strategies regarding the vital topics of religious freedom and interfaith harmony.
Participants are encouraged to articulate their views and ideas through creative video.
PROGRAM TIMELINE 2024 - DEADLINE EXTENDED !
Participants must be Indonesian citizens residing in Indonesia;
Submissions are limited to individual entries only;
Participants must be between the ages of 14 and 28 years old (open to senior high school and university students only);
Participants must be currently enrolled and possess an active student card.
Participants are required to include their personal information with their submissions, including their Full Name, School/University, Age, Student Card (Kartu Pelajar), and contact information;
Participant must follow @1000circlesproj, @fpcindo, @usembassyjkt on Instagram;
All submissions must be original works and should not have been previously published;
Group submissions are not eligible;
Video must be 5:00 to 8:00 minutes in duration;
Video must adhere to the theme of the competition;
Videos should be in English (no subtitle required);
Video must be sent in formats accepted by YouTube, namely MP4 (MPEG-4) with a resolution no less than 1080P (Full HD);
Video must have an original and unique title, which is not copied from the competition title or theme. The Video must provide sources and citations where applicable;
Video must be uploaded to the participant’s YouTube channel.
In light of the theme #CraftingInterfaithHarmony your video may discuss religious freedom and/or interfaith harmony. You can share your opinions, personal stories, and experiences in various formats. The video may raise the following topics:
Defining Religious Freedom and Interfaith Harmony
Unique ideas on how to implement Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation
Religious Freedom : Challenges and Solutions
The Role of Youth in promoting Religious Freedom and Interfaith Harmony
More Suggested Topics:
- Explore historical examples of religious freedom and interfaith cooperation.
- Analyze how different societies and civilizations have approached religious diversity in the past.
- Examine current challenges to religious freedom globally.
- Discuss instances of religious discrimination, persecution, or restrictions in various countries
Cultural Influences on Interfaith Harmony:
- Delve into the role of culture in fostering interfaith understanding.
- Explore how art, literature, and cultural exchanges contribute to harmony among different religious communities.
Role of Education:
- Explore the role of education in promoting tolerance and understanding among different religious groups.
- Discuss the importance of incorporating interfaith education in school curricula.
Digital Platforms and Interfaith Communication:
- Investigate how social media and online platforms contribute to interfaith dialogue.
- Discuss the potential benefits and drawbacks of digital communication in religious contexts.
Role of Religious Leaders:
- Examine the influence of religious leaders in promoting tolerance and harmony.
- Discuss instances where religious leaders have played a key role in resolving conflicts or fostering understanding.
Women and Religious Freedom:
- Explore the role of women in promoting religious freedom and interfaith harmony.
- Discuss specific initiatives led by women to bridge gaps between religious communities.
Youth Engagement in Interfaith Activities:
- Highlight the role of young people in promoting interfaith harmony.
- Discuss youth-led initiatives, projects, and campaigns that contribute to religious tolerance.
Winners of the 1000 Abrahamic Circles Creative Competition will receive cash prizes and an official certificate as a token of appreciation. The prizes will amount to a total of IDR 50,000,000. Winners will be divided into two categories: Senior High School level and University Level.
Please see below for the prize breakdown:
* 1st - 5th Winners will also gain access to the Online-Exclusive Training as Interfaith Peace Ambassadors
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