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The exhibition will take place from October 4th 2014  to March 16th 2015 in the Archeological Museum of the city of Tournai.

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The 6th project meeting took place in Turkey on 12-13 June 2014. Participants in this meeting were from Belgium, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, and Romania.

The first day started with a partners meeting in order to discuss the finalization of the project results: the guidelines, good practices, needs assessment, final report and dissemination report.

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In the afternoon the partners worked on the final report form and reached common agreements on how to proceed until the end of the project. The partners were then guided through Laodikeia Ancient City and Akhan Kervansaray.

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The second day started with visiting the Hieropolis Ancient City in Pamukkale.

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In the afternoon the partners were given the possibility to visit a historical bazaar “Kaleiçi” and a textile centre “Babadağlılar İş Hanı”.

Traditional Turkish music was presented in “Külahçıoğlu Un Fabrikası” (a restorated mill), used as a conservatory.

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The group then visited a caricature and painting exhibition in “Merzeci Değirmeni” which is functioning as a youth centre in the city of Denizli.

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PRESS RELEASE

 5th ELHSM meeting

The Environmental Education Centre of Corfu is participating in the 2-year (2012-2014) European Grundtvig programme for carrying out research entitled “Experiential Learning in Historical sites and museums” A framework for practical co-operation activities between organisations from Italy, Belgium, Turkey, Romania and Lithuania, working in adult education.

It is a transnational project that aims to develop experiential learning activities in museums or historical sites in rural areas through exploring new guidelines which will enhance implement training pathways so as to enable these sites ‘come alive’ and boost the number of adult visitors.

The section of these educational paths being undertaken by the Greek team in collaboration with the Lithuanian team was presented in its final formulation during the meeting of all members held in Corfu from 8/04 to 11/04 at the Environmental Education Centre of Corfu at Alykes Lefkimmi.

Our partners were able to visit the Achillion Museum, the Old Fort, to experientially experience the Old Town- UNESCO World Heritage, lasting a very short time through a pre-cut path with the use of tablets providing basic information which had been installed as well as precise coordinates of the monuments to be visited. Additionally a visit was made to the agrotourist property of Ambelonas (the Vineyard at Triklino) a village in southern Corfu called Chlomos and Lake Korission and finally Lefkimmi as well as the historic area of Alykes, where the centre- premises are located.

During their stay, a rich cultural exchange of presentations, experiences, songs, drinks and meals took place as well as collaborative creative activities such as the making of soap and a photography contest; whilst at the same time a constructive partnership took place regarding the final steps of the project’s completion to be submitted July month end deadline.

From: Environmental Education Centre of Corfu.

The second project meeting from Romania was carried out with having as participants the project partners from Romania,  Italy, Belgium, Turkey and Greece. Several presentations were made with regard to the results and progress registered ever since the last workshop (Italy-Mondavio). The Romanian partner welcomed all delegations and each partner introduced its participants (the Italian and Greek delegations made a small presentation of their organizations).

During the first day of the meeting (19.04.2013) the opening of the meeting – Partners & Group presentation at the premises of ’Aurel Lazar’ Museum from Oradea, there being present the coordinators from each delegation.

The workshop was followed then by a guided visit to Cheresig Donjon Tower (1), Biharia Fortress, the residence of Menumorut – historical site (2) (rural area). The presentation of the information related to the site was made by the kind support of local specialists in ancient history and archaeology – Mr.Doru Marta and Florin Sfrengeu, the latter one an academic at the Faculty of History.

After lunch all partners joined the guided visit to Oradea Fortress. The guide of this organized tour was the reputed Romanian historian Blaga Mihoc.

The second day of the workshop meeting, 20.04.2013, the partners in the project made a trip 80 km away from Oradea, where they took part in a guided tour to “Flutur” Ethnographic Museum Chiscau- Bihor District.

Further to the visit at the rural museum ‚Aurel Flutur’, the activity continued at ‚Aurel Lazăr’ Museum from Oradea, where the meeting was focussed on debates and an analysis of the project progress.  There were discussions – sharing experiences among participants from the various countries involved in the project, opinions, discussion on the needs assessment questionnaire final version.

In the end there were set concrete tasks and deadlines for their fulfilment , each partner assuming clearly delineated responsibilities. One of the objectives of the project was to establish the key competences of staff working in museums, which plan innovative educational paths for adults.

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Gidsencursus ” / Course for guides: At the start of the ELHSM project, the Ename Center elaborated a first version of a course for guides (volunteers) ” De Kemmelberg: Portretten uit de prehistorie” (the Kemmelberg:  portraits from prehistoric times).  The course was based on the digital archive of the site that came about in the context of the European Marie Curie action (Chiron fellowship). The realization of the third ELHSM meeting of the project in Belgium was completely inspired by the experience and the network that came into being within the course for guides.  The course is built around five human portraits. It aims at exploring actively the surrounding landscape for a better understanding of prehistoric life. If you are interested in receiveing more information, please contact us.