Salut Audrey, from France

Name : Audrey CHAFFARD
Age : 24
Studies Field :Management and AnimationIMG_20170819_153948

What Do You Like Most In Your Life?

I love travelling in other countries and city for discover new places and meeting new people, to know about their culture, traditions, food, their hobbies, also I love nature so I need to go in mountains to do hiking and take some pictures, I love Pyrénées and everything in it, I like camping in nature and rock climbing with my brother.
Also I love music, I practice some instruments. I love going in festivals the summers
and go for road trips. I like working with childrens because they have lot of imagination.
I like look movies and read too and lot of things.

Why Did You Choose EVS?  Because I like childrens and have fun with them and
with polish childrens it will be different to teach them in english, it could be rewarding.
Also I like event world so, I want to learn some skills.

What Are Your Expectations?  For meet new people, learn new culture, to have a
different experience, to see new horizons, improve my english and learn other
languages. Also to live alone and see how i feel.

What do you hope to share with other people during your stay in
Poland ? To learn their traditions food, cultures etc…, to know about their differents
stories, live new experiences and to share my experience too.

What would be your best attributes? I can adapt myself in new places in few times,
I’m a person open-minded to speak about everythings. I’m nice and calm.

 

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Say ‘Bonjour’ to Morgan from France

Name : Morgan
Age : 19
Studies Field : Sociology

What Do You Like Most In Your Life? 
I love to travel, to meet other people, to learn new things, reading
and writing, and have fun. 17838673_10208933834167333_1724971169_o

Why Did You Choose EVS? 
I choose EVS to live new experiences but also because I never went alone and never more than one week, so this organisation allow me to be a minimum framed for my first time alone abroad. More than it, working there as a volunteer is not the same thing than for tourism. We are completely immersed in an unknown culture, closer
to the inhabitants.

What Are Your Expectations?
I’m expecting to learn new animations skills, and share mine with others volunteers if they are interested. Learn more about Poland and most of it, about people living there. I expecting to make me some new friends too.

What do you hope to share with other people during your stay in
Poland ?
I can share my knowledges in social surveys methods and in statistics
which are essential to break stereotypes. I can take part to animations
for youngs too.

What would be your best attributes?
I can learn and adapt myself very quickly. I’m also a very sociable
person who is open-minded.

27th of January: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jewish people, 200,000 Romani people, 250,000 mentally and physically disabled people, and 9,000 homosexual men by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.

Holocaust survivors and various leaders make their voices heard on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. Many of them speak publicly about the Holocaust or their experiences around the event, its aftermath and why the world should never forget what happened in Europe in the 1930s and 1940s.

The UN organizes and supports events such as: concerts by musicians who survived the Holocaust or are survivors’ descendants; art exhibitions influenced by the Holocaust; presentations of special stamps; the introduction of special educational programs; and film screening and book signing focused on the Holocaust.

5 Places to Remember Holocaust Day

1. Auschwitz (Poland)

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2. Anne Frank’s House (The Netherlands)

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3. Yad Vashem (Israel)

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4. Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (Germany)

 

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5. Shoes on the Danube Bank (Hungary)

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We, as Fundacja CAT, went to Auschwitz to remember and witness one of the darkest moments of the history.

Welcome, ​Sevil in Leszno.

Name: Sevil
Age: 22
Studies Field: Ceramic Art
What Do You Like Most In Your Life? : In my life, I like to travel the most, have fun and have specificity.IMG_9578
Why Did You Choose EVS?: because I wanted to be part of a whole.
What Are Your Expectations? : to meet new people and learn about different cultures.
What do you hope to share with other people during your stay in Poland? : I want to share my experiences, knowledge about my profession, the cult of the country and its beautiful memories.
What would be your best attributes?: I can share art with young people and children.

Summarise your EVS. Anastasia Mimikou.

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What is your name?

My name is Anastasia Mimikou.

How long did you stay?

I had been staying in Leszno for two months.

What are you taking away from this experience?

It was a real life-changing experience. I tried things that in my place I have no chance to do so. I met beautiful people and learnt about a different culture and way of living. I made new friends from different places. Now, that I am a lot of kilometres away, I am still able to feel the warmth that this place brings to my heart because ended up to be my second home!

What would you like to do next?

I would like to keep on searching new things to experience and promote myself. Maybe, I will search for a long-term programme to do!

What is your best memory from this EVS?

There are a lot of things that I will remember forever. But if I had to choose, that would be the flash mob about human rights in high school. The place was full of positive energy, the students were involved. We were wearing special accessories, making balloons and having fun with the students.

 

Χαίρετε to Natasa from Greece

Fundacja CAT

Witam w Lesznie

Are you thinking to participate on EVS program and some doubts overpower your mind? If you like to discover new things and develop your skills, send your CV to a program that most suits you most at europa.eu
European Youth Portal.

I did it and now I can tell you about my first week in Leszno.

A small town in Western Poland with some amazing architecture as well as parks at every little corner of the city. Other European cities sucha as Berlin or Prague a near by to visit but firstly Warsaw and Krakow are waiting for you!

Living in same house with some people whom I never met before, from countries that one may have never visited before, makes it all an exciting & interesting experience. I couldn’t have it any other way.DSC_7295 copy 2

Few of my flat mates are from Italy, Spain and France and…

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Please welcome Tom.

Name: Tom LHOR
Age: I´m 19 years old
Studies Field : diplomate of the french Economical and Social baccalaureate
What do you like the most in your life ? : I like my family so much firstly , same with my friends and finally the Barcelona Football Club .157CE497-083D-4580-B3DC-46801E0B4B85
Why did you choose EVS ? : I took a gap year and EVS was the best meaAn to travel and to learn a lot on yourself and on the world at the same time
What are your expectations ? : I hope to discover new cultures and languages , to enjoy the job and life in Leszno
What do you hope to share with people during you stay in Poland ? : I would like to share my culture , my experiences firstly , funny moments , and things we´ll keep in mind forever
What would be your best attribute ? :
– I speak at least two languages fluently , English and French , I also learned a little bit of Chinese in school , and Italian at home with my Italian family
– I´m passionate with sport and I´ve practise a lot of sport even I´m young , so I can organise some games or training without problems
– I´m able to do every Jobs even it´s boring , no matter
– I did a lot of travel , because I like geography and history so much so I know the story of lots of countries
– I used to draw when I was younger so I can organise some drawing games .

The winter is coming, so pop in to Cat. !

As the winter is approaching and we are back in the schools making presentations as well as having our new office set up we welcome you to pop in at any time between 2-5pm Mon-Fri. We have been working hard to set up and extra place for the young people to kill some time between finishing lectures and going home. Good news that our volunteers came up with an idea to dedicate that time to you. Soon there will be more volunteers joining us, in whole 9 people extra from a variety of countries. 

So come on in and lets have a cup of tea together watching the Autumn rain pass by.