WHO THEY ARE, WHERE THEY ARE FROM
International Experience in Friuli Venezia Giulia / Italy
14-25 June 2023
The participants are a group of 16 young people aged between 23 and 34, selected from 10 different Countries: Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain.
They will be in Pordenone, hosted by IRSE, from the 14th to the 25th of June 2023, and take part in an exciting program packed with guided tours throughout the region Friuli Venezia Giulia, to discover cities and villages of artistic and historical interest, local food, wine and traditions, but also nature and wildlife, cultural events, festivals and concerts. And all of this always with an eye toward sustainable, slow (therefore unforgettable) tourism experiences.
The participants will moreover play the role of digital creators and storytellers of their FVG International Experience through their social media and blogs, as a way to promote the beauties of Friuli Venezia Giulia in their own Countries, using the hashtag #curiosifvg2023.
CuriosiFVG 2023 is a unique experience, not only for tourism promotion, but also for its great intercultural value: 16 people between 23 and 34 years old, coming from Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, all together to experience Friuli Venezia Giulia from their different points of view and backgrounds, sharing daily opinions, impressions and emotions.
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WHO THEY ARE, WHERE THEY ARE FROM
Alexey Dolidovich / 23 / Minsk, Bielorussia / Degree in World Economy and International Relations at Belarussian State University / Work experience as Project and Sales Manager at Retouch Club and Invatechs Software; Marketing Manager at Softacom; Social Media Manager; Photographer / Languages: Russian, English, Italian, Swedish.
Sabina Babazade / 30 / Brno, Czech Republic, but born in Tbilisi, Georgia / Bachelor Degree in Finance and Business Administration at International Black Sea University, Tbilisi, Georgia; Master in European Studies at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Master in International Relations and European Politics at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic / Business Development Associate at Filuet Group and Freelance Tour Guide; work experience as Project and Sales Manager / Intern of Human Rights and Civil Integration Committee at Parliament of Georgia, 2018 / Languages: Georgian, Russian, English, Turkish.
Sanseul Kim / 32 / Prague, Czech Republic, but born in South Korea / Bachelor Degree in Arabic Language and Philology; State Scholarship at Cairo National University, Egypt and at Yarmuk National University, Jordan / 10 years work experience as Tour Guide and Travel Writer in Korea, Czech Republic Turkey and Spain; currently working as travel writer for Brunch Story and as Tour Guide, CEO for With Peter Pan / Languages: Korean, English, Arabic, Turkish, Czech.
Kristina Amarandos / 32 / Nantes, France / Master in History and Digital Technologies applied to History at Russian State University of Humanities, Moscow; Master in Mediation, Promotion and cultural Expertise at University of Nantes / Professional Freelance Photographer and Travel Blogger, with 10 years work experience in communication and media / Languages: Russian, French, English.
Tanseli Aydin / 30 / Bonn, Germany / Master of Arts in Economics and Communication, Major in International Tourism at USI – Università della Svizzera Italiana; Bachelor Degree in International Tourism at Bournemouth University, UK / Project Manager, Event Planning and HR at Edurino, Munich, Germany; Work experience as Market Researcher and Strategic Advisor at Extralingo, Harlem, Netherlands, as Social Media Manager at Montañita Spanish School, Ecuador, as Outdoor Activity Instructor UK Youth Avon Tyrrell Activity Centre, Bransgore, UK / Languages: German, Turkish, English, Spanish, Dutch.
Stella Czibula / 24 / Budapest, Hungary / Student at Eötvös Loránd University, Undivided Teacher Training Programme (English and Music) / Member of the Anglo-American Studies Workshop since 2019 / Work Experience as English and Music Teacher / Photographer and Videomaker as a hobby / Languages: Hungarian, English and Italian.
Hanna Dobos / 24 / Kondoros, Békés, Hungary / Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Engineering and Rural Development at Szent István University, Hungary; currently student at Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Master’s Degree) / Work experience as Project Manager and Photographer / Languages: Hungarian, English, German.
Gabriele Moretti / 31 / Genova, Italy / Master’s Degree in Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence at Leiden University, Netherlands; Master’s Degree in World History at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain; Bachelor’s Degreen in History at Università degli Studi di Genova / Primary School Teacher / Work Experience as Tour Guide in Barcelona and as Social Media Manager at sportellate.it / Volunteer in the association SemiForesti as Italian Teacher for young migrants and refugees / Languages: Italian, English, Spanish, French, German.
Martina Pirrone / 32 / Pistoia, Italy / Master’s Degree in Planning and Management of Mediterranean Tourism Systems at Pisa University; Bachelor’s Degree in Foreing Languages and Literatures at Pisa University; currently attending Master in Digital Marketing at Guglielmo Marconi University / Researcher at the University of Pisa, for the European project Incultum, dedicated to cultural tourism and valorization of remote tourist destinations (part of Horizon 2020 programme) / Work experience as Destination Management Coordinator at Cristoforo scs, Firenze; tourist information offices, event promotion and marketing / Volunteer in FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano and member of the tourism association Destinaction / Languages: Italian, English, Spanish, German.
Joanna Mołek / 34 / Wrokław, Poland / Master’s Degree in Public Relations at Jagiellonian University, Kracow, Poland; Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Portuguese Studies at Jagiellonian University, Kracow, Poland and at University of Porto, Portugal (exchange student); currently student in a Post-master’s diploma in Coaching with Elements of Psychology at SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Wrokław, Poland / Employee at Dante Alighieri Society in Wrokław / Work Experience as Business Development Manager at Komunikator PR and as Project Manager and Marketing Manager at Space of Ad / Languages: Polish, English, Portuguese, Italian.
Joana Cruz / 32 / Porto, Portugal / Master’s Degree in Graphic Design at University of Porto, Faculty of Fine Arts and École Supérieure d’Art et Design Saint Étienne, France (Erasmus student) / Freelance Graphic Designer / Volunteering Experience: Asociación Cultural Tudanzas; Workaway in Norway; C.A.S.A – NGO Center for the homeless, Portugal; Ataca - NGO, Mozambique / Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, French.
João Cruz / 32 / Porto, Portugal / Bachelor’s Degree in Audiovisual Communication Technology at School of Music, Arts and Performing Arts, Porto, Portugal / Currently as Freelance photographer and videographer (11 years experience) / Work Experience as photographer at The Fladgate Partnership, a Port Wine Company, Porto, Portugal (4 years); WOW Agency – a communication and creativity agency, Porto Portugal (1 year); experience as a photography and video trainer at associations and companies (9 years) / Volunteered in Sigulda, Latvia, at a Waldorf Kindergarten for one year in 2015/2016 through EVS – European Voluntary Service / Languages: Portuguese, English
Luka Juren / 25 / Ljubljana, Slovenia / Undergraduate Studies at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Design, Visual Communications / Work experience in hospitality as hotel receptionist, customer service at Mass Ltd. and Champion Ltd., and at rent-a-car agencies as AvantCar, Sixt, Hertz / Languages: Slovenian, English, Serbo-Croatian.
Liza Marianović / 23 / Ribnica, Dolenjska, Slovenia / currently student at Faculty of Economics and Business (specialization: Marketing), University of Ljubljana; Erasmus Program at ESIC Business and Marketing School, Valencia / Work Experience as Social Media Manager and Event Management for Intersocks d.o.o., Kočevje, More4Youth, Ljubljana, Antiq Palace Hotel, Ljubljana; receptionist at DIC Hostel, Ljubljana / Languages: Slovenian, English, Serbian, German, Spanish.
Veronika Rožmanc / 24 / Logatec, Slovenia / Graduate of Design Management at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Design; Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic and Media Engineering at Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Ljubljana / Work Experience as freelance Graphic Designer, Web Designer and Social Media Manager / Languages: Slovenian, English.
Thais Moscardò / 23 / Valencia, Spain / Degree in Law, University of Valencia and Erasmus Program at Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic; Spring School on International Law at Georgian Young Reformers’ Association / Internship at Ciudad de la Justicia of Valencia as paralegal assistant / Languages: Spanish, English, French.