“I thank the team that worked on it Lazio Youth Card for the great work of these years. The award for the best card dedicated to young people, “For the second time in a row, it proves our card’s ability to engage and interact with Lazio girls and boys and that we are also protagonists in Europe with our youth policies.” This was stated by the President of the Lazio Region, Nicola ZingarettiThe
For the second consecutive year the Lazio Youth Card, Lazio Region app dedicated to under 30s wins European Youth Card award for “Benefit and discounts” thanks to its ability to steal young people from all over the region.
The award was presented by the European Youth Card Association (Eyca), a non-governmental and non-profit association active in 38 organizations across Europe and over 6 million young people in 36 countries across Europe. An important milestone that shows how the Lazio Youth Card – with his team more than 2000 partner organizations including culture, theater, books, music, cinema, entertainment and sport – has found smart and effective answers to the request for an increasingly complex framework of activities and events, also due to the pandemic that concerned more than all young people.
“An award that pushes us to do better and better for it we meet the needs of our young people: The autumn programming of the Lazio Youth Card will start soon – he adds Lorenzo Sciaretta“Representative of the President for Youth Policy – with many new opportunities to bring more and more girls and boys closer to the world of culture, sport and education.”
And it was the same member organizations of the European Youth Card Association (EYCA) that defined the LAZIO YOUTH CARD victory as the best European youth card for the quality of benefits and discounts offered to its community.
Every year EYCA celebrates the achievements of its member organizations through the EYCA Excellen-ce awards. The winners of the Excellence Awards were announced at the final event of the EYCA Annual Conference.
The Lazio Youth Card numbers
The Lazio Youth Card is Lazio Region youth card launched in early 2019, which is now based on a community of 100,000 young people and over 2,000 local, regional, national and international partners. Lazio, along with Sardinia, is the only Italian Region to have a recognized youth card in Europe.
Since 2019, more than 15,000 free movie tickets, 3,000 concert tickets, 10,000 book coupons for independent bookstores, 7,000 tickets for Opera, 10,000 tickets for sporting events and trade fairs have been sold and more than 80,000 young people have traveled for free on public transport. (trains and buses) in the summer with LAZIO at TOUR. In addition, during the pandemic and the lockdown to support the Lazio Youth Card community, 200,000 coupons were available for streaming movies and music, soft mobility, and audiobooks. The Lazio Region through Laziocrea joined the Eyca, the “Youth Card” network of European countries. Thus, the Lazio Youth Card has European validity and its holders will be able to rely on a network of 35,000 connected commercial establishments in 38 European countries and enter a network of 6 million users.
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