RYCO Announces Final List of winners for the 1st Open Call of the Western Balkans Youth Cultural Fund

Dear Applicants,

We want to express our gratitude towards all of you who have shown interest and made efforts to participate in the First Call for the Western Balkans Youth Cultural Fund.

In the First Call for the Western Balkans Youth Cultural Fund, we are happy to share that we have received 95 project proposals under the following areas:

dedicated to cultural practitioners (poets, writers, visual artists, architects, dancers, actors, musicians, sculptors, designers, and others)

dedicated to youth-oriented CSOs and youth organizations, both in the field of culture

In addition, for LOT3: Peace Champion Awards 1000 EUR 

dedicated to the cultural work of artists or cultural practitioners that promote values of peace and reconciliation.

RYCO highly values your networking efforts, partnership creation, and application preparation. We eagerly anticipate the implementation phase and the innovative activities that will follow throughout the region! 

This fund aims to promote culture and cultural activism as a tool for building more inclusive societies where creativity serves as a voice for young people.

Thank you for your interest in staying connected with us. If you haven’t already, we would like to invite you to follow our website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts, as well as subscribe to our mailing list. By doing so, you will be able to stay informed about our upcoming open calls and the latest news from RYCO. 

We value your dedication to promoting regional cooperation and youth engagement in the Western Balkans. Thank you for your continued support and commitment to making a positive impact on the region.

Please see below the final list of the top-rated project proposals. 



 *This multi-year project is financed by the German Federal Foreign Office, supported by the Governments of the Western Balkans, and implemented by the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO).

Final List of Winners


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