Celebrating Traditional Crafts

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Date/time
Date(s) - 08/04/2024 - 14/04/2024
00:00

Locality
Lendak, Slovakia

Project type

Selected participants


“Celebrating Traditional Crafts,” is project that stands out for its unique approach to preserving and promoting the rich heritage of traditional crafts. Unlike traditional cultural events, our project offers a hands-on experience. Participants will have the opportunity to work alongside skilled artisans, weavers, farmers, seamstresses, and shoemakers, witnessing the craft in action. Our project transcends a passive encounter with traditional crafts. It fosters a deep cultural exchange between urban and rural communities.

As participants engage with the villagers and learn the craft, they will also have the chance to share their own perspectives and experiences, creating a mutual learning opportunity. One of the highlights of our project is the creation of a video by participants. Participants will not only try their hand at traditional crafts but also record it and record a traditional song – piece of our cultural heritage, ensuring that it is preserved for future generations and it brings together the artistic and the practical, merging the past with the present. Through this initiative, we aim to empower the local communities of Lendak.

Youth exchange is for everybody who are interested in the topic, want to travel, learn and meet new people and cultures from the age of 16 – 19. Leaders can be older than that.

Participants will be from Poland Poland and Slovakia Slovakia. There will be 9 participants from each country. 

Accommodation HERE and food will be provided and financed from the Erasmus + program during the whole project. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 50 euro. Detailed information regarding financial procedures are written in FAQ and will be further explained with selected participants.

INFOPACK HERE

REGISTRATION IS POSSIBLE VIA THE FORM HERE   

Registration is open until form is closed. Closed form mean we already finished choosing participants and therefore it is not possible to apply anymore.