Project Title: “Tolerant thinking through the lens”

Programme: Youth Meetings (Noortekohtumised)

Applicant: MTÜ Lasnamäe Huvikool/NGO Lasnamae Hobby School

Number of participants: 24 participants (10 young speakers Russian and 10 Estonian young speakers) + 2 leaders from each group

Partner: Kesklinna Vaba Aja Keskus (Kesklinna Youth Center)

Age: Participants in age 11-16 years, leaders 18+

Project duration: 4 months (01.01.2016 – 01.05.2016)



  • Facilitating communication between youth of two different nationalities living in Tallinn, Estonia (Russian speakers and Estonian speakers)
  • Develop skills and knowledge in taking pictures and making photo exhibition
  • Discover the term “Tolerance” and Attitude to positive thinking
  • Helping to expand the horizons of young people by using non-formal methods



  • to develop and improve language skills (we will talk on 3 languages English, Russian and Estonian, but the programme will lead on English as we decided with partners)
  • to make a photo exhibition that will cover topic and focus on tolerant thinking
  • to try to answer the questions together through discussions and debates
  • learn, how to work with photo camera
  • cooperate and organize the exhibition together and show their skills and point of view in action in the public place in Tallinn, in city where they live.

1st meeting photos 

2nd meeting photos 

Photos from Exhibition