Create a movie on "How to prepare a traditional, easy and healthy dish" and win!

Traditional foods of any country inherit a long history and unique traditions continued from several thousands of years. Some of the food tradition is strongly inter-wound with the nutritional, health-related, and therapeutic reasoning of the food ingredients and the methods of preparation.


You as community heroes can take these traditional dish of your country to the world. This year's competition is for you to showcase the best dish to the world. Let all our bridge builders learn and taste your dishes at their homeland


All our social enterprises are invited to participate in the competition. A mixture of online and jury voting will result in the best movies winning prize money to popularise the dish presented in the video. The application deadline is October 9, 2022.


What kind of challenges are we looking for?

We are looking for movies portraying a traditional, easy and healthy dish in your community. The movies may show the easy and step-by-step to prepare the dish. It is up to you to decide on how you tell a compelling cooking.


Now, choose your favourite dishes, roll the camera and begin cooking!

Film the cooking in a creative way and send it to use.



A mixture of online and jury voting will result in the best movies winning prize money helping to solve the challenge presented in the video.


Why does it have to be a movie? A movie is understood by everyone and the steps could be easily followed.


What can you win?

First and foremost, fame! We will showcase your video on all our social media channels and you can use it as well to advertise for the vision of your social enterprise. In addition, EUR 1200 will be distributed among makers of the best videos.


Who can participate?

All social enterprises created with BOOKBRIDGE are invited to participate.

How do we nominate the best movies?

The nomination process involves four steps:

  1. Upload your movie by October 9 complying with the following criteria:

  2. It is not necessarily be a silent movie but if you would like to film as silent movie, add captions and subtitles only in English

  3. The length is between 1 minute and 3 minutes maximum.

  4. The movie should be only in English

  5. The movie is in a standard format like MPG or MP4.

  6. One Social Enterprise can submit maximum 2 videos only

  7. Online voting by everyone between October 10 and October 17, 2022 We will show all movies in this blog post and we invite you to share the link so that people can watch your video. The video with the most watches receives 6 points, followed by the next one with 5 points up to the 1 point for the 6th most watched video.

  8. Voting by jury on October 19, 2022 A jury composed out of 2 members from BOOKBRIDGE and 2 members from Mildenberger Verlag will distribute another 6 points based on the followings:

  • the techniques used in filming (2 points),

  • the creativity (2 points)

  • the practicability (2 points).

  1. Celebration of the winners on November 11, 2022 We will celebrate the winner of the silent movie competition in an online show on Friday, November 11 at 11 AM CET. All participants are invited and the winners will be shown and recognized by the jury members.

How will the movies be used after having been submitted? We will publish all movies on our website in a blog post. In addition, we may share and feature them in social media posts on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Finally, our partner Mildenberger Verlag may offer the videos to school classes as a basis for learning various traditional dishes in communities around the world.


Do you have any further questions? If you have any further questions on this competition, please contact Sujitha at sujitha [at] bookbridge.org .