"How was Krakow created? Intergenerational workshop"

How was Krakow created? Intergenerational workshop
We invite grandmothers, grandparents and grandchildren to special meetings presenting the history and cultural heritage of Krakow. The educational program has been prepared in such a way as to build good relations and strengthen ties between seniors and children.

The workshops will be held at the International Cultural Center in Krakow at Rynek Główny 25. Early registration is required. More information and registration at the email address: warsztaty@mck.krakow.pl


September 1 at 16.00-17.00
Krakow legends - a city walk

A walk in the city space of Krakow will be an opportunity to present legends, stories and facts related to the creation of Krakow. On the walking route, both seniors and children will have the opportunity to solve puzzles and look for interesting details in the historical fabric of the city. This event will also be an opportunity to familiarize participants with the values ​​of intangible heritage.
During the walk, participants will learn the legends about King Krak, the Wawel dragon, the Lajkonik and the construction of St. Mary's Church, and the most important events in the history of the city.

September 11 at 11.00-13.00
Vistula - river topic

As part of the workshop, together with the participants, we will watch Vistula performances from different eras. We will talk about its impact on the lives of the inhabitants of Krakow and the changes that the riverbed has undergone over the centuries. Together with the participants, we will consider the importance of water in the city, and especially the importance of the Vistula River for the development of Krakow. Participants will also have the opportunity to make a three-dimensional model of the Vistula and its surroundings.

September 18 at 11.00-13.00
A city on the trail

Together with the workshop participants, we will consider why Krakow was founded in this place and how it developed in the first years of its existence. We will also answer questions about the city's location document, which way the road leading to the settlement ran, and for how many years Krakow was the capital of the Polish state. During the workshop, participants will be able to make a stamp with a personal signature.

September 25 at 11.00-13.00
Visiting the King

The workshop will be focused on the figures of Polish kings crowned at Wawel. During the meeting, we will talk about who rules the country, what kings used to do and what changes were introduced by individual rulers. Historical paintings also feature costumes worn by rulers residing at Wawel. . As part of creative activities, we will make wonderful royal crowns.

October 2 at 11.00-13.00
Krakow in the old photo

Characteristic historical photographs of Krakow will be presented during the workshop. Together with the participants, we will consider the differences between old photos and the present appearance of the city and the positive and negative consequences of these changes. Thanks to the photographs, it will also be possible to recall the most important documented events in the history of the city. As part of the workshop, we will prepare an album for family photos.
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