Austria | Austrian Politicians have to attract the young

Article published on March 23, 2009
Article published on March 23, 2009
Since two years young people in Austria can vote from the age of 16 on. Time to change strategies by using Facebook and other social networks. Moreover, three Austrian Ministries together with some partners, e.g. the , launched the video contest . Youngsters are called to show why they like or dislike the EU, why they are going to vote or not on June 7th.
Tenor: „People should take part in it 'cause it's fun and it's cool.“ You can guess that the organisers expected much more videos than you can find on their website right now. But: contest is open until April 21th... While voting is in progress there is already one video which is on top of the ranking. It deals with a thirsty jogger who later has to... well, check it out here:

Austrian Federation of Trade Unions“Film it!”