Subject Vol. 2:
Peace of mind

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Upfront! award Vol. 2:
Peace of Mind

Peace of mind is a state of relaxation, of internal peace. In a time where peace was uncertain, the formation of the European Union set out to achieve just that. Ease tension and achieve peace within its borders. By connecting national interests and establishing dependencies across borders, it laid the foundation for something very important – for nothing to happen.

Since then, the European Union has set out to ease our minds on many topics, ranging from food safety to a standardized plug on the wall. In most cases, its accomplishment resulted in less – one currency used in every state and fewer complications when going on vacation over a European border.

However, in a time with many issues, ranging from the state of the world itself to humanitarian atrocities becoming more prevalent, is peace of mind really all we need?

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YOUNG* EUROPEAN VIDEO** AWARD

Upfront! is a platform for your artistic, political and social voice. Here you can take a stance on European issues that move you and start an artistic debate. We want to see videos in any form that show and say what you think! Exciting prizes and an international audience await you! Completely free of charge.
The subject for Vol. 2 is: Peace of Mind

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*Ages 16 to 26 | **Up to 15 minutes


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