Youth Competition 2017/18

The youth competition for students from Ukraine and Moldova was the chance for young active citizens from schools to create a project in one of the four categories:

  • Movies
  • Graphic stories
  • Photo Stories
  • Social projects

on the topic of Jewish history or the development of civil society in the 21st century.

The Trans.History team received almost 20 inspiring projects by young active citizens from Ukraine and Moldova.

The winning films were presented during Centropa’s Trans.History seminar in Lviv on April 5, 2018.

The Winners

Two 1st places:

„What being real Jewish is about“ (click to download)

School: Secondary school No.138 in Kyiv, Ukraine


„The story of Simeon Genis“

Teacher: Lyudmila Podlesnova
Film editing & interview: Ecaterina Volcova
Voice-over & subtitles: Anna Cernetchi
Sounds & music: Galina Untu
Photo material: Nichita Miron
School: Lyceum “Petru Movila” in Chisinau, Moldova

Each winner of a 1st price received a 200 Euro voucher for video or computer equipment.

Two 2nd places:

„Live to live“ (click to download)

Teacher: Lyudmila Olenenko (History) & Svetlana Alkhovik (Arts)
Artist: Yevgeny Alkhovik
School: Gymnasium “Skifiya”, Kamianka-Dniprovska, Ukraine


„Чужого болю не буває…“

Teacher: Irina Mershynets
School: Shatura Educational Komplex, Shatura, Ukraine

Each winner of a 2nd price received a 150 Euro voucher for video or computer equipment.

Two 3rd places:

„The story of Music Pinchenzon“

Teacher: Olesea Capcelea (History) & Irina Mutruc (English)
Artist: Ian Serghienco
School: Liceul Teoretic “Ion Creangă”, Bălți, Moldova


„To be or not to be“

Teacher: Marina Pysanets
Director: Irene Zhuravskaya
School: ORT Educational Complex No.141, Kyiv, Ukraine

Each winner of a 3rd price received a 100 Euro voucher for video or computer equipment.

Honorable mention:

„Calvarul sorții eroinei Esfir Dener“

Teacher: Cristina Profir (History)
Artists: Nadejda Cineva (subtitles), Alevtina Pogurscaea (translation), Tatiana Aculova (design), Dana Spătaru (paintings), Svetlana Garanovscaea (paintings)
School: IP Gymnasium „Ivan Vazov”, Stoianovca, Moldova