Tag: ‘european voluntary service’

  • “Give me a hard time”
    interview with Nienke, our Dutch volunteer

    Since January, you can meet a new volunteer in Stanica. Her name is Nienke, she is our first Dutch EVS volunteer ever and she is going to stay with us until the end of November. What she is up to and how she feels in Žilina, you can read in an interview we made with [...]

  • Adam, our volunteer in Bulgaria

    Last week, we were happy to send our volunteer and friend Adam to one-year volunteer residency in Bulgaria. From now on, he will spent twelve months helping with organization of cultural events, he will create programme for kids, manage the website, make photo documentation and develop other various creative activities in Razlichniat pogled (Различният поглед) [...]

  • Animal carneval
    Saturday 25. 1. 2014, 8pm

    Hens, cows, dogs, bears, flies, snakes, elephants and all other creatures from the animal world are warmly welcome to a carneval party which is organized by our foreign volunteers hosted through European Voluntary Service.

    Admission by donation, the costume is obligatory.

  • Meet Mats, our volunteer from Norway

    After Algis, we would like to introduce you one second Northern volunteer who came to Stanica a month ago. Mats Blakstad from Norway - little guy with big idea in his head…
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    My name is Mats Blakstad and I’m from Kristiansand (southern Norway). I just arrived at Stanica and will stay here for one [...]

  • Get out to Europe
    information seminar
    Thursday 23. 5. 2013, 17.00

    Stanica would not exist without volunteers. Without locals, as well as foreign ones. The last ones are coming to us under program European voluntary service (EVS). If you are interested in traveling abroad and help as volunteer in some among many non-profit organisations (culture, social work, ecology…), come and listen to the stories of young [...]

  • Felting Workshop
    Sunday 7. 4. 2013, 2pm – 6pm

    SMany people, especially nomadic folks, used felting as the main type of textile productions, with the help of which created a lot of convenient and necessary things: the yurt, a variety of rugs, bags, clothes, shoes and many other household items, which served for a person throughout life.
    The tppic of the next workshop [...]

  • Felting Workshop
    Saturday 16. 2. 2013, 1pm – 5pm

    Learn how to create from ordinary wool nice and usefel things. We start new course of workshops Felting - technique of producing from spun wool clothing, shoes, accessories, toys, paintings and other things.
    Feltinge is the oldest textile manufacturing technique in the world. Ancient people started felt of wool of wild animals. And only then [...]

  • DIY worksho(ck!)
    creative platform
    Sunday 10. 2. 2013, 3pm – 6pm

    Topic of the next meeting is paper. Bring magazines, newspapers, toilet rolls, books that you do not need anymore or any paper material which can be usefull and inspirational. We will see what creative ideas will grow from gathered stuff. See you in Stanica.
    Upcycling is something that is not really new, but is used in [...]

  • EVS karneval: Hippies versus Hipsters
    Saturday 9. 2. 2013, 20.00

    For the third edition of the EVS volunteer carnival in Stanica (event organized by EVS for EVS) the theme is hippies vs. hipsters. Volunteers (= young people from the EU countries hosted in Slovakia within the European Voluntary Service program) from all over Slovakia will arrive to Zilina to take part to this party. Everybody [...]

  • DIY worksho(ck!)
    creative workshop
    sunday 16. 12. 2012, 2 pm – 5 pm

    New life to old things. A creative platform for young (not necessarily age) with progressive and practical focus. It will not be a design workshop or a training workshop - just a sample of how to think in a different way and get what you want out of what you have. Creative recycling is an [...]

  • DIY worksho(ck!)
    initial meeting of creative platform
    Sunday 4.11.2012, 2pm-5pm

    The first Upcycling platform for young (in your mind!), progressive and handy. Give new life to old things!
    How much different stuff we store in the chests hoping that we can use it ever again but hands never reach. You need new lamp? Make it! You need fashionable shoes? Make it! Stop buying, [...]

  • EVS: Gazelles with shadows are far from paradise

    So, have you read Alamut from Vladimir Bartol? It is not really important, whether you did or not. I was just remembering the false paradise, performing inside of the story: heavens with tender maidens, juicy trees and big wet eyes of friendly tigers and peacful gazelles. Young boys were transported there after eating balls of hashish, [...]

  • Video Report: Niki Žveglič (part 3/3)

    When I came to Stanica, I actually didn’t know what exactly I will do there. I knew they have lot of work and that I will help with everything around. After a while I saw that they have really good system with photography on the events. They didn’t just take photos from events like archiving, [...]

  • Video Report: Niki Žveglič (part 2/3)

    Hi again, in the second part I will tell you how I came familiar with this job - video editing. When I was younger I actually was never on the computer, the technology was not in my life. I didn’t have the mobile phone, I didn’t watch TV, I was out all the time with [...]

  • Video Report: Niki Žveglič (part 1/3)

    Ok, I have decided to put all my videos to one place and introduce them to the public. Of course I hope that you already seen my videos, at least some of them. There will be three “Video reports” and in the first part, I will introduce the oldest videos.

    I am Niki Žveglič from Slovenia [...]

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