Everything must come to an end…or not?

Last Saturday the BaSIC-team had its last concert. The project have been going on since February 2011 and has now come to its final chapter. 18 youth and 4 leaders (and hundreds of people in the outskirts) have been involved in Sweden and at least as many in Estonia and Poland. There will be several more blog posts, since a report on the whole project must be written before the year is over. So at this point I will just summarize this last weekend.

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The project management team….

The planning of the concert was made by Martin, Agnes and Julia, who worked as the core of a project managing team. They planned the program, gathered the youth, booked the venue, contacted the press, made invitations and posters, etc. But Saturday was not only a concert it was also, as usual, a day for everyone to have fun together; talking, laughing, singing, playing, eating Agnes’ delicious chocolate balls….

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Emmie singing in Võrumaa keelt.

The whole day was spent at Slöjdhuset (the Handicraft House). As a leader I am totally amazed how all these youngsters have grown since we first met them in June 2011 – both as persons and musicians! The concert was excellent, high quality, loads of energy!

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Agnes and Martin choosing ribbons

We got greetings sent from our friends and mentors in Estonia and Poland through letters, emails and funny video clips.

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Kaisa sends a loving greeting from Tartu

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A nice letter and a standing invitation to Tartu came from Ann Maria, Lõmas and Miina

We handed out ribbons (spelemansband), a songbook (made by Linnea B), diplomas and long hugs.

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Woven ribbons (spelemansband) were handed out

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We hugged A LOT!

Afterwards we were a dedicated bunch that spent the evening and night drinking glögg, eating ris-a-la-malta and Christmas candy, playing, singing Christmas songs and having a good time.

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Tomtegröt at the after party

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Night playing (both music and computers…)

This is of course not an end, but we will find new ways to continue with all the amazing people we have brought together.

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About baltsic

I am the project manager of the folk music project Baltic Sea Inter Cult
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