What is the Latin America festival?

Latin American Festival is an annual one-day event that focuses on Latin American culture and politics through music, dance, debates, and talks regarding local and global issues. The festival is run by volunteers and is organized in collaboration with local Latin American culture organizations in Aarhus, Aalborg, and Copenhagen.

When the festival is done the activist group will continue their work to focus on Latin America for the rest of the year by planning smaller events with the same political and cultural focus.

What is my role as an activist in the Latin American Festival 2020?

As an activist, you will be part of the planning and execution of the Latin American festival. You have the choice of working in one or more of the following 4 areas:

  1. Art and culture involving coordination of music, food, art, and other entertainment.
  2. Practical coordination involving preparing the program for the festival, providing technical support (mostly light and sound), and creating the overall structure of the festival. 
  3. PR and communication involving promoting the festival on social media and press contact
  4. Talks and politics involving arranging talks, debates, and fundraising for a charity project in Latin America.

What is required of me as an activist in the Latin American Festival 2020?

  • It is required that you are able to meet at least twice a month during the planning period and more often in the week leading up to the festival being held on October 3rd.
  • It is required that you want to collaborate with activists in Oxfam IBIS 
  • It is required that you either speak Spanish or English
  • It is required that you participate in out activist introduction weekend on the 5th and 6th of September at the Oxfam Ibis headquarters I Copenhagen (expenses are covered by Oxfam IBIS)
  • It would be appreciated if you have experience with planning events
  • It would be appreciated if you have a political interest in Latin America

If that sounds like something for you, send us a short application where you write are a few words about yourself and which of the four work areas you would prefer to work with. We are looking forward to welcoming you to Oxfam IBIS's Latin American activist team here in Aalborg!

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Information:

  • Assignmenttype: Communication and IT, Events and fundraising, Managing activities
  • Workarea: Cultural activities, Political work
  • Continual volunteering
  • Organisation: Oxfam IBIS
  • Updated: 26.06.20
  • Expires: 17.09.20
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