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Elderly Traditional Handicraft Exhibit (어르신(信) 공예품 특별전)

The event was held in Insa-dong, a popular tourist spot in Seoul, from 17 November to 2 December 2013, to promote Korean culture among foreigners in Korea. Traditional handicrafts made by older persons were displayed at the exhibition. The handicrafts were mainly made of straw, trees, Korean paper, leather and other traditional materials and the interested vistor could also purchase the work. The street performance and the tasting of traditional food were also organized by older persons. 

Russian-German Meeting Center in St. Petersburg (Русско-немецкий Центр встреч (РНЦВ)) и Василеостровском районе Санкт-Петербурга (МО №7))

In order to provide "support for people affected by national socialism and to encourage intergenerational dialogue" as described by CAF Russia, the programme in 2013 provided a meeting place for former prisoners of concentration camps in cooperation with the German Foundation "Remembrance, Responsibility and Future". It targeted those aged 72-77 years who were physically mobile. The project had two thematic areas: 1) Creative workshops on various topics (e.g.

Dialogue of Generations - Moscow was not built in one day (Москва не сразу строилась (Диалог поколений))

The project, in 2012, was designed to promote volunteerism and dissemination of folk traditions and crafts. The local center organized workshops for senior volunteers to deepen their knowledge about folk traditions, and then transfer that knowledge to children and adolescents through quilling and scapbook-making, and other art activities.

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