Mother Language Day in Tamsalu

Mother Tongue Day Estonia celebrates Mother Tongue Day on 14 March. The day is devoted to the Estonian language and its survival. We celebrated the day playing “Jeopardy”. The questions were about Estonian films, proverbs, writers, foreign words and characters from literature. On 20 March, we celebrated International Mother Language Day. The guests were from … Read moreMother Language Day in Tamsalu

A Seminar from a Turcologist

Within the framework of the project “Our Intangible Heritage A Value for the Future”, we invited Turcologist Prof. Dr. Saim Sakaoglu. He is an important academician and has many books about Konya’s folklore. He gave a lecture about intangible heritages of Konya. We learned about some forgotten traditional games and toys. Origin of streets and … Read moreA Seminar from a Turcologist

Oral Transmission & Story Telling

      One of the designated activities included in our Erasmus+ European program titled “Our Intangible Heritage, a Value for the Future” is the Folklore and Oral transmission traditions (activity P4).In this month some students brought a family elders and asked them to tell some stories about Konya and its surrondings to the class. It was a … Read moreOral Transmission & Story Telling

Storry telling at Karditsa, Greece

Near Plastira’s Lake, 32 km from the town of Karditsa on the “Agrafa” mountain, at an altitude of 1200 meters, there is the picturesque village of Fylakti. The inhabitants of Fylakti in the winter are mostly elderly people who, despite their everyday adversities, choose to stay in their birthplace. One of them is Mr. Vassilis (a … Read moreStorry telling at Karditsa, Greece

Carnival 2019 – Pico

In the Azores “Carnaval” is celebrated with a mixture of festivities, dances, parades, marches, satirical plays and even typical popular theatre that ironizes the Azorean lifestyle and regional political figures. During the “Carnaval” weekend and the following Monday and Tuesday, hundreds of people will get together, wearing all sorts of costumes and masks, dancing and … Read moreCarnival 2019 – Pico