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

Saturday, 10 December 2011


On 1 December 2011 seniors from Poland activating in Association VESUVIO participated in a workshop dedicated to  handmade jewelery. 

  The aim was to show hobby one of our senior and spread didactic and practical experience to others including seniors from collaborating countries.  

  Seniors learned how to select, complete and join all elements to produce necklaces and bracelets. They used artificial pearls, beads and other accessories. 

  The final products were great and brought seniors a lot of joy and personal fulfillment. All of them developed artistic creativity and expressed satisfaction of being together and socializing together. .

  The final self-made products were a gift for them in coming Santa Clause Day