Sun. Nov 17th, 2019

CREATIVITY THROUGH FAIRYTALES

CREATIVITY THROUGH FAIRYTALES

1-9 June 2019, Horné Orešany, Slovakia

ORGANISATIONS

VIBE – Youth group for education and cultural development (Slovakia)

PRISM (Italy)

INCEPTUS (Lithuania)

NGO Logos Polska (Poland)

Euro Education Federation (Romania)

Zagreb Erasmus+ Network (Croatia)

WELCOME!

You are one of the 35 participants who will participate in the Youth Exchange “Creativity Through Fairytales” in a lovely village Horné Orešany near Trnava, Slovakia, between 1st-9th June 2019. We want you to have a great experience and we prepared this infopack with all the practicalities you need to know and a bit about the project itself. We look forward to meeting you all there!

Host organisation is VIBE based in Trnava Slovakia and coordinating organisation is Youth Eurasia based in Istanbul, Turkey both aiming to promote youth volunteering, education and cultural as means of change for the community.

Check us out:         https://www.facebook.com/vibeslovakia/     (VIBE)

                             https://www.facebook.com/YouthEurasia/   (Youth Eurasia)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Tale is a form of literary production that is based on imagination and creativity. From this perspective, we believe that the use of something, that has emerged as a result of imagination and creativity, will give the most accurate results for our purpose of improving imagination and creativity.

The purpose of our project; using tales to help young people develop their imagination and creativity, to support the development of the imagination and creativity skills of the participating individuals and to make a difference with their creativity in the work they are currently doing or in the future, to draw attention to the importance of imagination and creativity in today’s business and social life conditions, to create social awareness and emphasize the importance of the tales, which is one of humankind’s oldest literary productions, and to remember and use these artifacts that are almost out of our lives

Expected bigger objectives (behind the learning tool):

– Developing soft skills to be a solution of increasing unemployment rate among youth in Europe,

– Boosting creativity and entrepreneurship skills,

– Understand the place of imagination and creativity in our business and social life,

– To present the tales to find ways to adapt the tales again to our daily lives and to use them as a tool for creativity,

– To create a “project tale” with the collaboration of all participants in our project and also to present this tale as a theatrical performance,

– To create an online “tale book” from the tales we obtained in the project and share this book with our societies,

– Preventing unemployment of youth, providing entrepreneurship among young people and providing them intercultural learning

– Raising awareness regarding fundamental objectives of the Erasmus + program,

What to prepare before the Youth Exchange?

1.Before the exchange, the participants are expected to do a research about their national tales, legends, myths etc. Every national group expected to transform their selected tales into to group activity and write their proposal to youtheurasia@gmail.com and luciajurenkova@gmail.com no later than 20 May 2019.

Note: We mean all visual cultural values (theater, traditional music&dance) and verbal cultural values (stories, myths, legends etc) by “tale”. So feel free to produce your activity inspired by all your cultural values.

2. We are very curious about your country and culture! So each national group will have dedicated evening to organise their “CULTURAL EVENING”. We look forward for you to bring traditional foods, drinks, clothes, games, dances and fun

3. We are waiting all flight invoices by email from Youth Leaders and partner organisations no later than 1st May 2019.

4. All the participants should fill the form:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1XN_JvzuVc3iIzfHsuOvIv0TwiDMRLVN_3XDAjglRVsA/edit?usp=sharing

  • We are waiting for you in Facebook group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/261251834761874/

Participant´s Profile

Each nationality group will consist of 5 participants (4 participants + 1 group leader). Participants can be 18-30 years old and no age limit for leaders. 3 female + 2 male participant expected in the frame of positive discrimination due the high women unemployment rate in Europe. All the participants should be interested and motivated with the topic. Participants are expected to join all activities during the project regardless their qualifications.

  • Each national group expected to consist at least 1 person with fewer opportunity (living in rural area, limited economical power etc).
  • Each national group should consist at least 1 participant with artistic background (theater, music etc)

Travel costs

Participants can spend 2 days each before and after the project.

Travel costs will be refunded based on original tickets and receipts up to the maximum amounts listed below:

Italy: 275€
Turkey: 275€
Lithuania: 275€
Romania: 275€
Poland: 180€
Croatia: 180€

Travel insurance should be arranged by each participant individually. It is very recommended.

Note: there will be city center tour in the middle of project.


Food and Accomodation

Costs for food and accomodation are going to be covered by organizers from Erasmus+ programe grant. Participants covers their own expenses in out of project dates. It is allowed to spend 2 days each before and after the project.

Food will be provided based on the special needs of the participants (there will be vegetarian and vegan alternatives) in the restaurant, which is a part of a motel. Participants are going to be accomodated in Bowling Motel in Horné Orešany (http://www.bowlingmotel.sk/). The motel has itsown restaurant, bar, bowling and conference room. Horné Orešany is a village situated near Trnava. There is a dam within the walking distance from the motel.

Participants will accomodate in twin or triple rooms (2 or 3 persons) with same gender.

Travel Instructions

Participants expected to arrive in the venue on 1st June 2019 until 18:00 and depart from the venue on 9th June 2019 after breakfast. We will come by public transportation on arrival but there will be bus organised for departure to the Bratislava directly from hotel.

Nearest airports are Bratislava, Vienna and Budapest. (The journey from Vienna to Bratislava is 1 hour, from Budapest it is 2-3 hours). It is also possible to fly to Prague, but the journey takes approximately 5 hours.

Journey from Vienna to Bratislava

  • there is a direct bus from Vienna airport to Bratislava (bus station), it going every 1 hour
  • buy the tickets of company RegioJet (www.regiojet.sk) – they are the cheapest and the best option
  • the price of the ticket is between 1€ to 5€

Journey from Budapest to Bratislava

  • there is a direct bus from the airport to Bratislava (but it is not going very often, maybe just 3 times a day)
  • bus to Bratislava (bus station) which is going every 2 hours is from bus stop at Kelenföld
  • buy the tickets of company RegioJet (www.regiojet.sk) – they are the cheapest and the best option
  • the price of the ticket is between 8€ – 10€

Journey from Bratislava to Horné Orešany (project venue)

  1. option – there is a direct bus from Bratislava bus station to Horné

Orešany (but not very often, we need to check it before the project)

  • option – go from Bratislava to Trnava by bus or train and take a bus from Trnava to Horné Orešany (we will let you know about the exact numbers of buses and platforms before the project)


CONTACT:

luciajurenkova@gmail.com                                      youtheurasia@gmail.com

+421 907 530 571                                                 +90 534 231 94 55

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