Friday, January 21, 2022

“A Game of Chess“ in Tetovo…

At the beginning of November, the secondary school students from “Mosa Pijade” from Tetovo presented the final product of the cycle of creative workshops in which they participated during the last 6 months.

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More than 100 students, teachers, parents and representatives of the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project attended the extraordinary performance of the play “A Game of Chess”, which is a creation of about twenty students from several ethnic communities.

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The teachers who led this process, Maja Perovska and Burim Dauti, as well as some of the students who participate in the play, shared with the audience their experiences, challenges faced in the entire process and manners in which they can influence their friends, neighbors, families and communities in the future.


When the play ended, the audience rewarded the young actors with a huge round of applause which once again proved that the creative workshops are a successful tool for interethnic integration in education, and that art is a universal language of the students.