Many governments have implemented social distancing and quarantine. These best practices help to provide entertainment and distraction while complying with the imposed measures.
Decentralized cultural festival
Over the summer, the City of Vienna is organizing a cultural festival that takes place at 25 locations across the city.
University students tutor pupils for free
An educational initiative connects pupils studying at home with a university student willing to support them with their schoolwork.
Municipality broadcasts videos for children
Besiktas municipality provides children with colourful educational videos through its YouTube Channel to make social isolation more bearable.
Collaboration between short film festivals
A cooperation between cancelled short film festival presents an online short film festival in support of those most affected by COVID-19.
A virtual space for children who fight oncological diseases
To support children with oncological diseases to overcome the boredom during lockdown, the LAD project has created a virtual space for them to share stories, magic, and more.
Offering a fear-free news service
A news website was created which provides easy-to-understand and unemotional news coverage.
Calendar for cultural events online
A cultural calendar now lists events that are streamed online and can be enjoyed from home.
Competitions to entertain residents while they stay at home
To make the time families spend at home worthwhile the Kahramanmaraş Greater Metropolitan Municipality has started several entertaining competitions for its residents.
Online storytelling for young people
During the closures of libraries, a storytelling event for young people is organised online.
Online Art Festival
Artists, publishers and agencies joined together to give everyone at home the option to attend concerts while staying at home. For a series of days, the online Festival “EU Fico em Casa” showcased art performances on Instagram.
Running event made digital
Turning the AG Antwerp 10 Miles into a virtual event allows runners to compete while keeting a safe distance from each other.
Platform livestreams sports classes
An Austrian sports association offers a broad variety of live streamed sports classes.