x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Show me your passion

This event occurred on
November 20, 2011
10:00am - 2:30pm CET
(UTC +1hr)
Madrid, MD

A line up of kids and young boys and girls will share their passions: Technology, art, dance, music, social activism, movie making. None of them is a genius. They are all normal people, who have discovered their passion early in their lives. And to find your passion when you are a kid changes everything. No speaker will be older than 20!!

Auditorium Caixaforum
Paseo del Prado, 36
Madrid, MD, 28014
Event type:
Youth (What is this?)
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Pedro Jimenez Alvarez

A young social entrepreneur and activist, who is inspiring other boys and girls to look at social needs and work to solve them.

Andrea Motis

(with Joan Chamorro Trio). She sings jazz, and she is only 15. Her sister too, and she is 13. Why jazz and youth have so much in common.

Enric Vilageliu

A movie director at 15, he has already created and produced TV series and programs. Why everyone can be a movie director, as we, youth people, have so much to say.

Mohamed El Amrani

Moroccan, living in Spain. The power of commnuication and media to trasform society.

Belen Piqueras

She built her first robot when she was 10. After that, she traveled all around the world for this passion, and how she met the Prince of Spain.

Luis Ivan Cuende

Internet intrepreneur at 15. A believer of free sofware, and why it is so difficult for society to accept that you can know what you want when you are so young.

Alejandro Piqueras

Tennis is a whole world, you do not need to be Nadal to be happy. You can be a great teacher. Why teaching a passion is a great life.

Tania MacĂ­as

Flamenco, art and feeling.

Victor Guixer

Informal learning, learning music in the internet, learning to be flexible with poker, learning english with videogames, and how to be a great music remixer at 17.

Cristian Ariza

My passion, to make science attractive.

Daniel Fernandez

Rap: an expression, a passion, a way of living.

Massar Beng

My life in the past, present and future.

Organizing team


Madrid, Spain


Barcelona, Spain
  • Byron Stanford
    Head of volunteers
  • Vanessa Gonzalez
    Team Member
  • Agnese Grossi
    Team Member