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LET THE CHILDREN PLAY

Involving Children & Youth in Art and Culture

Promoting UN Principles through educational & creative projects

Communicating Human & Ethical Values through Art

 

No matter what their living conditions may be, all children and young people in this world have the right and should have the opportunity to take part in cultural life, art and play. Experiences in creativity and play are an essential component in child-friendly everyday life, quite independently of whatever the origins of the young people may be or whatever culture or religion they may be a part of – art and play are irreplaceable tools for promoting the healthy spiritual development of every child.

This fact was the motivation for the two Austrian artists Lukas Maximilian Hüller and Hannes Seebacher to develop the initiative LET THE CHILDREN PLAY, which understands art as an expression and language of ideological values.
The main goal is to make a long-term contribution to greater awareness of children’s rights. An important aspect of this is a concentrated inclusion and cooperation with children and young people at the level of education and creativity.

In addition to the implementation of special topics and themes in art, what is required is cooperation with relevant partners and structures. The challenge is in the joint development of artistic and creative educational projects while including lasting values.

At the absolute core of project development are always the children and young people, whose rights are to be protected and whose potentials are to be promoted – the future must belong to the children …

 

 

Thanks to all committed support & partnerships in the past…

supporters below accordingly to projects of the initiative:

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THE RIGHT TO BE A CHILD PROJECT Hall, 2015 – supported by:
SOS Children Villages International, Hermann-Gmeiner Foundation, Goverment of Tyrol, City of Hall, EISENKIES, SWAROVSKI, TOURISM HALL/WATTENS
and various material sponsorships

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THE CHILDREN’S PLAY PROJECT general supporters 2010-2014:
UNIQA Assurance Suisse, Wallonie-Bruxelles International, Gerlach Lawyers Austria

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THE CHILDREN’S PLAY South Africa project-sponsor 2013 & exhibition partner of the general initiative 2014:
Bank Austria UniCredit

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LET THE CHILDREN PLAY at Zaatari Refugee Settlement, 2014 – supported by:
UNHCR and PlayFoundation

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THE FAIRY PLAY Sabratha, 2012 – supported by :
Olympic Solidarity and Play Foundation

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THE RIGHT TO BE A CHILD, LET THE CHILDREN PLAY & THE CHILDREN’S PLAY travel sponsor:
We are Travel Austria

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THE HUMAN RIGHTS PROJECT general sponsor 2009-2010:
Ithuba Capital Bank

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photographic technical partner of the initiative:
CANON Austria