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Creating a European Museum of History

The concepts of museums of history often focus a national level of history. In order to discover the relations between histories of different cultures, the participants of “Once upon today…in Europe” thought about elementary questions like “What is Europe?”, “What is history?” or “What is a museum?” before creating their own conpect of an international[…]

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Same event – different story

Interviewing Mathilda, participant: Did you learn anything new during the workshop “Same event – different story”? -“I discovered historical events I didn’t know about – especially concerning Moldova (the deportation in 1946 was new to me). Furthermore, I got to know personal stories of the others, not only national history.” 2. Did you like the[…]

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Flowers of Identity

On the first day of the Youth Meeting “Once upon today…in Europe” in Krzyzowa, the participants got to know each other… but first of all – themselves: during the workshop “Flowers of Identity”, each of them drew a flower related to herself/himself in order to think about her/his own story, character, background etc. After that,[…]

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Discovering stories across Europe

Visiting 19th century factory buildings in the Polish city Łódź or an old fisherman collective in Estonia, analysing photos of teenage fashion in Soviet times in Ukraine or meeting witnesses of WW II in Moldova… until October young people in six countries will discover hidden stories in their home towns.