Traditional Costumes-Portugal

The Portuguese team offered a very detailed and educative presentation on the traditional Portuguese costume. Thus, we were once and for all convinced that Portuguese women dress in bright colours (not in black only) and their heads are not always covered with a scarf.

Follow the links below to download the presentations provided by the Portuguese Team.

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The Traditional Romanian Costume

The project partners considered that in order to break stereotypes more knowledge on the partner country was needed. Since the initial questionnaires pointed out that there were certain prejudgments, related to the way people dress in the project countries, it was felt that a Fashion Booklet focused on traditional costumes worn in Romanian, Portugal, Lithuania and Turkey would be the best means to correct the respective wrong opinions.

Click here to have access to the presentation done by the Romanian Team. 

Online Magazine-Romanian Team

Stereotypes cannot be overcome if we do not try to undersand each other. However, understanding cannot be gained in the absence of knowledge. The purpose of our project is to break stereotypes through shared experience and knowledge.

Click here to see the online magazine about the project countries; the magazine was written and edided by the Romanian team. 

We tried to understand each other more, by analysing our culture and customs. The project teams worked together, in order to produce a fashion book, with valuable information about the traditional clothes worn in Romania. Portugal, Turkey and Lithuania. Click here if you want to see the end result of our work. 

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FOURTH DAY OF WORK- FIGHTING AGAINST STEREOTYPES

The fourth day of the Project Meeting in Lithuania was dedicated to planning the next project meetings, especially the one to take place in Carsamba (Turkey), in October 2015. We discussed about the activities to be done with the students until the meeting and what to do once in Carsamba. 

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The project teams decided upon the following activities:

1.PowerPoint presentations about the traditional costumes worn in each project country; the presentations would be used as a basis for creating a booklet on traditional fashion in Romania, Turkey, Portugal and Lithuania.

2.PowerPoint presentations and videos about the social characteristics of the project countries. 

3.Final draft of the multi-lingual dictionary.

4. Turkish language classes to be attended in Turkey.

5.Gather more information on Turkey with the help of multimedia.

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Various aspects of the intellectual output were reviewed and new information was added. 

THIRD DAY OF WORK- VISITING THE MAYOR

The third day (September, 16th, 2015) of our Project Meeting in Lithuania was a very special one, because it gave us the opportunity to meet the administrative officials of the host city.

We visited certain parts of the city hall and the administrative staff explained us the development of Siauliai, after the fall of The Soviet Union. We found out that Siauliai is a modern city which has much to offer to its inhabitants.

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The second half of the working day was dedicated to the intellectual output. Each team presented the work done on the following chapters: introduction, review of national and international literature on stereotypes and analysis of the stereotypes questionnaire. The project partners analysed each other’s work and traced the steps to be followed next.

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Click on IntroductiontoStereotypes to download the introductory part proposed by the Romanian Team.

Click on CAPITOLUL 2 ROMANIA in order to download a part of the intellectual output done by the Romanian team (the analysis of the Stereotypes questionnaire).

Click on Analysis-Cultural-Questionnaire-PORTUGAL  to download the analysis of the Cultural Questionnaire, designed and presented by the Portuguese team.

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Time was also spent on planning the next project meetings and the sub-topics for each of the following meetings; an utmost attention was given to the students’ mobilities and to the activities to be done during the October meeting in Carsamba.

The day ended with a long tour around Siauliai, during which the hosts explained the myths and the legends associated with “The Sun City”. 

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