The official web-site of the project HAIFES .

HAIFES  project is a Grundtvig Partnership for Learning financed by European Union .

HAIFES is the acronym title of the project  :Hobby As an Integrating Factor for European Society 

The aims of the project:

- getting know new kind of hobby and European citizens interests  

- identifying and learning new methods in informal education of adults

- developing educational, interpersonal and social competences

- motivating learners to active participation in the social life, through artistic workshops, through hobby presentation , through educational meetings and cultural events


- participation in different kind of artistic workshops

- presentation of various kind of the hobby by adult learners

- participation in hobby exhibitions, festivities, cultural events

- organizing educational visits to artistic studios in the aim to know handicraft objects

- organizing meetings with folk artistic creators

- organizing visits to museums, palaces, castles to know hobby from different centuries

Results :

- artistic handicraft objects

- exhibitions

- meetings with artists

- Power Points presentations about hobby

- the blog of the project, E –portfolio, reports, film, photos

Friday, 18 March 2011

Tradition of designing and making Easter Eggs

The workshop was organized by  Stowarzyszenie Vesuvio in Rzeszow on the 17 March 2011 .
Polish learners and staff shown the hobby: making EASTER EGGS.
 This hobby is very popular in Poland before
Materials that have been used to make Easter Eggs

 Many learners specialized in designing and making Easter Eggs, for many learners  it is a hobby taken from mothers, grandmothers.

 It is intergeneration activity that units families.

  The activity develops among learners the creativity,  new techniques, invention and covers many psychological aspects as: self –confidence, self-awareness, friendship, the need to exchange experience, the need to be together, to meet each other, what in the consequence leads to the  improvement of quality of life for older people