Fifth meeting: Poland
19 March - 23 March
The meeting began at school where the pupils welcomed us with traditional folk dances and songs show.
There was also a presentation of "The Education System in Poland.
During the week there were several workshops: Learning/Teaching/Training Activities :
"Candy workshops": making traditional lollipops
"Getting to know old masurian legend - Watching "Topicha" performance at the Elk
"Getting to know polish traditional folk clothes from different regions and watching performance of polish traditional dances
"Learning how to dance Polonez"
"Mnemotechincs- Memory Techniques and Art of Memory"
"Safety workshops performed by fire fighters- Getting to know to react in a case of a fire"
"Chivarlic workshops"- Getting to know tradition and culture of Masurian region; history, clothes, cuisine- Watching hand -to-hand combat- Taking part in regional, medieval games and dances- Dancing Polozen- Common meal with traditional polish cuisine"
"Teaching children cooperation- workshops- Art workshops - stork- the symbol of poland- Project evalutation"
"Cooking classes at the local gastronomy school- preparing traditional polish meal - pierogi and dessert- Szarlotka"
At the end of the week there was a goodbye dinner were we received the certificate of attendance.
It was a positive experience.