On the 28th of May we participated in the opening of the touristic season in Zarasai. We also celebrated the 20 years of EVS during the same day.
We organized some games and prepared some questions about EVS (what is EVS and what does it mean to you personally?)
The event took place on the island. Out library had a tent where different activities were organized for everybody. From the very morning we helped the workers and visited other tents that also prepared something to amuse and entertain people.
We met volunteers and shared our experience and thoughts about EVS and the day itself.
The weather was perfect. Wefelt that summer was coming.
On the 13th of May we visited Salakas, Grazute park and the museum with our mentor Tomas and his friends.
We had a walk in the park, visited the only church made of rocks in Lithuania. We met with other volunteers and made a video about EVS.
From 16 till 19 of May there was the French cinema week in the library.
The list of the movies was the following:
La prophetic des grenouilles (2003);
Princes et Princesses (2000);
Les Enfants de la pluie (2003); Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard (2009)
On the 10th of May there was celebrated the European Day in the public library of Zarasai. We had presentations about our countries (Russia and France). We prepared some questions to the audience and gave presents to the winners. We talked a little bit about EVS in general and about our project in the library.
Our receiving organization Deineta came to Zarasai and also made a presentation about EVS.
The library was full of local people, guests, children that took part in different competitions, games and entertainments. The day was sunny, very positive and at the end we ate very big and beautiful cake.
From the 5th to 9th of May we had our mid-term training that took place in Dubingiai, in a remote area on the way from Vilnius to Molėtai
We talked and discussed our projects, played different games, visited the museum of astronomy in Moletai.
We met friends and new volunteers. Good experiecnce and nice chilling time.
On the 13th of April we went to Progymnasium. We presented ourselves and the books from France, the ones Clemence received before.
We visited 3 classes of different grades. They were really interested and asked some questions.
From 4th till 8th we had a wonderful trip to Stockholm. It was an amazing trip with picturesque places, nice people, free museums.
On the end of March we wrote an article about in the local newspaper about us. It’s about how we came to Zarasai.
On the 25 of March we visited the Cultural center of Zarasai. The workers showed us how to make the costumes. They explained the differences in decoration, colors between different districts not only in Zarasai but in the whole country. We had a very useful excursion and learnt a lot about dress-making traditions.
On the 23d of the March we visited the library at the hospital. That library belongs to the Zarasai public library where we work. The librarian, our student (she attends our English club) prepared some tasks for us. We talked about our favorite authors and books. It was really nice.
And she wrote a small article about us:
Zarasų viešoji biblioteka Ligoninės filialas.
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