Youth Exchange 13-19.08.2018 Poland
The "Food Fusion" youth exchange will take place from June 13th to 19th, 2018 (excluding travel days). 5 leaders and 20 young participants aged 18-25, from 5 countries: Spain, Poland, Romania, France and Estonia will meet in Białka Tatrzańska, Poland.
The initiator of "Food Fusion" is a Polish group of young people who previously participated in another project, which did not meet the nutrition expectations of participants and negatively affected its quality. This motivated to create a youth exchange about the preferences and eating habits of young people from different areas of Europe.
Thanks to the exchange, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the culture and customs of other countries. Participation in the exchange will affect the formation of attitudes of tolerance towards cultural, religious or demonstrative differences.
The aim of the project is also propagation and promoting the idea of youth exchanges and international cooperation. This will be helped by an event organized by participants.
For young people, an important goal is to make new international friends. Integration activities, participation in workshops and cooking together will enable them to make friends from different countries for life.
As a result of the "Food Fusion", a mini-guide for coordinators of future international projects will be created containing information on dietary preferences of participants from different areas of Europe.
To take part in the project, contact the organization in your country:
Countries & Partner Organizations
Poland: Fundacja Instytut Aktywizacji i Rozwoju Społecznego
Estonia: Seiklejate Vennaskond
Romania: ASOCIATIA TINERILOR CU INITIATIVA CIVICA
France: Parcours le monde - Sud Est
Białka Tatrzańska is a village under the Tatra Mountains. In terms of tourism infrastructure is one of the most attractive mountain resorts (especially in winter due to very good conditions for winter sports).
Participants will be hosted in a guesthouse "U Tomka" in rooms mixed by nationality.
The guesthouse is located in the center of the village (30m nearest shop, 200m closer mountain, 350m bus stop).
All rooms are non-smoking and its only possible to smoke outside. Wi-Fi connection is not available in bedrooms, but we try to change it :)
Please bring your own towels and hygiene products.
"U Tomka" Paturej
34-405 Białka Tatrzańska
How to get to us:
1. To Poland: The closest airport is Kraków-Balice
2. To Białka Tatrzańska: We will try to provide local transport, for this purpose keep 20 EUR for transport Kraków-Białka Tatrzańska-Kraków
Reimbursement:The travel costs will be reimbursed within the maximum amounts established by European Commission, as following:
Maximum travel reimbursement's amount per participant:
Estonia 275 EUR
France 275 EUR
Spain 275 EUR
Romania 275 EUR
- The reimbursement will be done in presence of ALL travel bills and documents, please keep your travel tickets and boarding passes.
- The reimbursement will be done after IAiRS gets the approval of the final report from the Polish National Agency namely at least after November 2018.
- Participants who will skip session will not be reimbursed.
Each national group will be responsible for conducting a workshop related to the subject of exchange, conducting a workshop on their own culture and organizing a national evening.
GROUP LEADERS’ ROLE
Group leaders will have the added responsibility of being a person of reference for his/her national group, to be in contact with the sending and hosting organization in case of need, to attend planned meetings for group leaders during the YE, to support the group in all the logistic tasks.
Project funded by Erasmus+