5th learning/teaching activity
Gymnázium, Poštová 9, Košice, Slovakia
18 – 23 March 2018


Participants: UK, Bulgaria



18 March

  • partners´ arrival
  • guided tour in the city centre (Part1)

19 March

  • Wine route – Tokaj (visit to one of the main wine-growing areas in Slovakia)
  • Museum of the Zemplin region
  • free time activity

20 March

  • Belianska cave
  • Visiting a village of „Gorals“ (Highlanders) with its traditional wooden architecture, preserving folk tradition and customs in their museum: national costumes, crafts, tools, presenting traditional wedding ceremony (students and staff´s participation)
  • short walk in the historical centre of Levoca town (an urban cultural historical reservation)

21 March

  • Visit to the medieval town of Bardejov – sightseeing tour
  • walk in Bardejov Spa and tasting the range of natural mineral springs
  • Open-air museum of folk architecture
  • Wooden church in Hervatov (UNESCO World heritage)

Evening: „Taste our country“ party

  • presenting traditional folk dances and music
  • presenting and tasting traditional Slovak food
  • „tasting“ Slovakia in other ways: painting Easter eggs, plaiting string cheese whips, practising tongue twisters in Slovak language

22 March

  • Visiting the school: headmaster´s reception, meeting teachers and students, seeing the premises
  • British partner´s departure
  • discovering the High Tatras

23 March

  • Visit to the Centre for Folk Art Production – presenting traditional Slovak crafts
  • workshop: tinkery, glass painting
  • guided tour in the city centre (Part2)

24 March

  • Bulgarian partner´s departure




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