Videos from Home is now closed. Thank you so much to all of the incredible families that participated! You can find the “Our Traditions” Showcase here.

Our Family Traditions

Calling all families around the world! Think of a tradition that means the most to you and share it on video.

Create and post a three-minute video that creatively presents a special family practice that most often has been passed down from generation to generation 

All forms of creative expression are welcome such as song, music, dance, photography, poetry, artwork, costuming…anything!

The Details:

  • • Two or more family members must take part. At least one family member needs to be a student under 20 years old. There is no minimum age.
  • • The maximum length of the videos is three minutes.
  • • Videos are submitted online and must be uploaded by 17 August 2020.
  • • All languages welcome – we will translate, adding English subtitles as needed.

Video to Include:

  • • Introduction of all family members
  • • Introduction of the family tradition
  • • A creative Performance/Demonstration/Enactment
  • • Use of music, dance, theatre, video, art, photography, poetry, or other creative expression are encouraged

Selection and Presentation of Videos:

  • All videos will be reviewed and approved by the Creative Connections team
  • The selection criteria will include creativity in video presentations, thoughtfulness of the message, and the quality of family participation
  • The selected videos will be presented in a special online showcase and on social media, to be watched and enjoyed by a global audience

Directions:

  • • Please complete submission form (see below) and upload your video to WeTransfer (a free platform) no later than Monday, 17 August 2020.
  • • Find tips for creating video content, courtesy of Stepping Stones Museum for Children, here.
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