Summer University 2017

 

Deep Dive in Georgian Culture

Organized by AEGEE-Tbilisi

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The process of learning Georgia consists of studying Georgian traditional folk songs and traditional dances, also Georgian culture and traditional cuisine. How to achieve our goals: SU organizers team will provide participants with different kinds of activities, including games and lessons, the main point of our ,,exploring’’ process is that it will be based on fun and creative methods of teaching. our games are oriented to teach our participants Georgian culture, for example: Bazar game the idea of this game is that participants must buy necessary ingredients to cook Georgian meal by a recipe we prepare for them. Excursions is one of our main activities. We chose places that have historical and cultural value for Georgia. In order to implement our expectations and plans, we are planning to have some lessons organized by experienced members of AEGEE Tbilisi. Those activities will help participants to get to know the culture and even be a part of it. For compulsory sessions, there will be trainers who are supposed to talk about youth unemployment, civil society, volunteering.

General Information:

From: Tuesday, July 11th
To: Tuesday, July 25th
Starts in: Tbilisi
Ends in: Batumi
Type: Travelling Summer University info_outline
Thematic categories: Arts, Creativity and Cooking / Language
Fee: 195€ info_outline
35 Friends
Accomodation: House, Hostels, GYM, Tent
Confirmation: Send copy of the ticket in advance
Optional fee: 35€
Used for: Sulphur bath, Museums, Rafting
Alternative:
Language: English, Russian, Georgian
Special equipment needed:
Suited for disabled people: No

Theme:

Theme includes lessons in georgian traditional cuisine , folk dance , music and dedicates to sport activities

Contact:

Phone: +995597999345

Our ideal participant:

  • Motivated to get to know to Georgia and Georgian culture
  • Eager to explore Georgian cuisine, nature, traditions
  • Cheerful
  • Friendly
  • Openminded
  • Active
  • Sociable
  • Partyholic :)
  • Untiring

Activities:

    Activities in Tbilisi: Excursions:
  • Lisi lake (picnic)
  • City tour
  • Movie Night
  • Ananuri Church
  • Khazbegi
  • EU Night
  • Hiking in Kazbegi
  • Mtskheta
  • Gori
  • Museum of Stalin
  • Ufistsikhe’
  • Pshavi
  • -Rafting
  • Sulphur baths
  • Activities after living Tbilisi:
  • Cave tour
  • Meeting with University (Discussion Use mobility)
  • “Okatse” Canyon
  • Martvili Canyon
  • Svaneti,Mestia
  • Walk around the mountains
  • Relaxing in “Khizhina” until sunset
  • Camping fire
  • Batumi tour
  • -Closing Ceremony

Course Information:

Course: Workshops, Training, Dance/Song/Language Lessons
Timetable:
Course level: Beginner
Course given by: Tamar Kanashvili - Trainings, Maria Voskanyan & Tamari Sutitdze - Workshops, Maryam Mumladze - Dance & Song Lessons, Ani Tsabadze - Language Lessons
Equipment: Flipcharts, Presentations, Pens
Supported by University: No

Join the Summer University and visit:

Tbilisi

Capital City of Georgia. The soul of Tbilisi dwells in the Old town. The quiet winding sunny streets, to terraces of the houses wreathed with vines, ancient churches with tiled domes, the ruins of old monasteries, traditional Georgian yards with intricate carved porches are simply irresistible. A part of your soul will stay forever in this charming nook in exchange for a little piece of Tbilisi which you going to take with you…

Kazbegi

Stepantsminda, (formerly Kazbegi) is a village in the north of Georgia, popular for the trekking opportunities in the visually spectacular surrounding mountains, its views of the mighty Mount Kazbek, and for the beautiful view from the town of the Holy Trinity Church outlined against Mount Kazbek itself.

Svaneti

Svaneti is a historic province in Georgia, in the northwestern part of the country. It is inhabited by the Svans, an ethnic subgroup of Georgians.

Batumi

Batumi—the “Pearl of the Black Sea,” as it is often called—is located in the autonomous republic of Adjara. European architects undertook numerous projects in Batumi at the beginning of the 20th century, and today it remains a hub of architectural innovation.

Pshavi

PSHAVI!! Rafting is always an incredible adventure, especially if you are going downhill! Treat yourself and your loved ones SU participants with an amazing day of rafting!
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