WE SEE HOPE IN OUR SHARED FUTURE
BECAUSE THERE IS YOU.
Better Together Challenge is a 3-day global gathering that brings together social innovators, changemakers and idealists in action from around the world for an inspiring exchange of ideas and celebration of being #BetterTogether.
The Challenge provides an open and live stage where a vast array of projects and creative solutions for social issues are shared in a unique contest format.
CALLING ALL PROJECTS
Building a peaceful
Fostering a more
How do you tackle these challenges?
Present your unique project that is making positive change in the world.
Share, inspire and win a prize!
"It is not a challenge against each other.
It is a challenge for our commitment and action for the better world."
HOW DOES THE CHALLENGE WORK?
Challengers have 5 minutes to present their projects stories and case studies on the given themes. The presentations receiving the most votes from fellow changemakers and jury members win prizes ($5,000 first prize, with a total prize fund over $25,000). Winners will be awarded at the Awards Ceremony the following day.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Anyone representing an original project/initiative that makes positive changes can apply to the Challenge.
CALLING FOR IDEAS
In addition to the main Challenge, we are running a special contest of ideas for the host city of PyeongChang.
"How to transform the Olympic Plaza site into a peace-themed landmark and enhance a sustainable regional development?"
Click to submit your idea and win a cash prize!
PROGRAM & SCHEDULE
Join us on this 3-Day Journey from head to heart
Global Talk, World Music Concert & Welcome Dinner
Gain insights from global impact makers and influencers as they share their voices on why our world is better together from diverse perspectives and how and what we can do to make the world a better place.
Live music from around the world will follow to welcome everyone to the event.
OPEN VOICE Roundtable Discussion
Every voice matters to shape a city
Express your voice in intimate group discussions on creating a city of peace in PyeongChang, where Creatives from various backgrounds will exchange ideas and proposals on how to ensure a sustainable platform for both the local and international communities to work together towards building a culture of peace.
Online voices will also chime in via social media, and the ideas sparked during the discussions will be shared with city planners the rest of the world through online distribution.
Better Together School & Fair
Fun, Interactive and Educational
Uplift your spirits through interactive workshops, participatory exhibitions, sustainable design products & crafts and wholesome food, all lovingly prepared by culture designers. Swing by anytime you like.
Better Together Social Night
Meet, Mingle and Connect
It’s time to meet interesting new people and create meaningful connections! Open mic stage to share your talents, and rapid fire self-introduction game, casual conversations, exciting music, and creatively presented healthy local cuisine like you have never seen await you.
WHERE IS IT HAPPENING?
OLYMPIC PLAZA, PYEONG CHANG
Once the home ground for the opening & closing ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics, the Olympic Plaza will be transformed with peace and eco-themed geodesic domes.
This is where the Better Together Global Challenge will unfold.
There are numerous ways to be part of the festival!