St Martin’s Day (Martinmas) – 11 November

Mardipäev (Martinmas) has been one of the most important days in the Estonian folk calendar.  Martinmas celebrates the end of the agrarian year and the beginning of the winter period. On this day children disguise themselves as men and go from door to door, singing songs and telling jokes to receive sweets. This year we … Read moreSt Martin’s Day (Martinmas) – 11 November

We all have the same roots

The students who participate in the new European Erasmus+ program materialized by the 1st EPA.L. of Karditsa titled: «Our Intangible Heritage, a Value for the Future» decided to decorate its premises laboratory center with a drawing inspired by the title of the program, showing their artistic disposition and view on the subject. Along with this … Read moreWe all have the same roots

Oral transmission activity at Pobra

The activity P4-Oral Transmission of the Erasmus+ project OURINHE has result a very complete and enhanced one, from the point of view both academically and motivational. It gave us opportunities for knowing new people related with this subject, to talk with neighbours and remember several stories, … For our teachers and students was kind of … Read moreOral transmission activity at Pobra

St Michael’s Day in Tamsalu Gymnasium

We celebrate Michaelmas on 29 September. It is the day chores outside were finished and people started working indoors.  In the past, it was the day when the herding season ended and the shepherd was able to go to school. That day was like a holiday for shepherds.  The proverb “every buck has its Michaelmas” … Read moreSt Michael’s Day in Tamsalu Gymnasium

Products of the project: 2 magazines

As a result of two activities of this project at the end of the first year, we got a lot of stories, poems and pictures related with the activity P4 Folklore and oral transmission traditions and P15+ Nicknames. We shared this material in the best way, making exhibitions into the school and outside. The reactions … Read moreProducts of the project: 2 magazines

The Holy Ghost Festivities in the Azores

It is said that this devotion came from the Portuguese mainland which in turn acquired it from Germany. In Portugal it was introduced in the 13th century by Queen Isabel and King D. Dinis. In a special ceremony the King and Queen would coronate the poor and would complete the ceremonies with a big feast … Read moreThe Holy Ghost Festivities in the Azores