"Handicraft elements in national costumes in Europe"



"Handicraft Elements in the National Costumes in Europe" is partnership project of 6 partners' organizations in order to set up contacts and share experience of volunteering in different European countries, to learn about handicraft elements in the national costumes and how they can be used in the modern clothing. The project will focus on universal language - art. Project's target groups are volunteers from different age groups, mostly unemployed, seniors, women and migrants.

The implementation of this project will help:

  1. to build international relationships between volunteers on the European level;
  2. to make them respect other cultures and learn about them during visits to partners;
  3. to learn handicraft elements in national costumes in own and other European countries;
  4. to create own handicraft using personal knowledge and experts and share them with partners;
  5. to learn new types of handicraft, new skills and methods from partners;
  6. to teach partners to make national handicraft;
  7. to strength proud of own culture and European cultures, the proud to be European citizen;
  8. to motivate learners and staff members to learn foreign languages and improve themselves on ICT;
  9. to make learners feel self confident through project activities;
  10. to learn how to use time effectively through workshops and daily activities.


Partners will organize project activities : handicraft workshops and seminars about national costumes and handicraft, about adult education, about intercultural dialogue and volunteering, educational visits in ethnographical museums, exhibitions.

Final products:

  1. National costume with handicraft elements
  2. Modern dress with handicraft elements
  3. sections in Facebook and box.net
  4. Power-Points, folders
  5. E-Book
  6. E-Diary
  7. photo exhibition


"This project has been funded with support from the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein."


Partners in the project

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    ERASMUS + KA 1 MOBILITY Projekt „Wzmocnienie kompetencji miękkich w celu

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    ERASMUS + KA 2 VET Strategic Partnership KA 2 in Vocational

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  • Grundtvig Workshop 2011

    Grundtvig Workshop 2011 Handmade Jewellery Workshop 14 July-21 July 2011

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  • Grundtvig Workshop 2012

    Grundtvig Workshop 2012 Handmade Jewellery Workshop 14 July-21 July 2012

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  • Grundtvig Workshop 2013

    Grundtvig Workshop 2013 Handmade Jewellery Workshop for 50+ 1-8 August

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    HAIFES "Hobby as an integrating factor for European Society" HAIFES

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  • FUE

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    HENCE "Handicraft elements in national costumes in Europe" 26.09.2011 Aims:

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    LDV MJE Making Jewellery-small enterprises for a big European crises

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    BALTIC PROJECT Nordic Council of Ministers´ Support Program for Non-Governmental

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