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Educational Centre Zaježová

The former farm building in the part of Zaježová called Polomy has been serving as a base for educational activities since 1991. It is being rented by the local civic associations, as well as NGOs and individuals to host various events – seminars, environmental education for schools, dance workshops and retreats.

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Zajezka Community

New inhabitants of Zajezova valley and places in its close neighbourhood have brought new life into dying out small village. People join efforts to improve quality of life here, to prevent problems, which caused depolpulation in second half of 20th century. They organize common work on public projects (bus stop reparation, waste collection, tree planting, playground making etc.), informal parties and bigger seasonal celebrations, common holidays and weekend trips of families, local activism (nature protection, waste issues,...) and so on.

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Excursion through Zaježová

Are you interested in Zaježka? Strawbale houses? Permaculture? A school managed by parents? Life in biggest Slovak alternative community? During one day excursion you can get answers to all your questions. You will see various interesting places, enter houses, meet local people. Only once a year we offer a public excursion in english, so use this opportunity to get inspiration and information if you are nearby. The tour is guided by Mirec Kašiak, who lives and works on various projects in Zaježova since 1996.

Termín udalosti: 
4.9. 2015 (13:00 to 19:00)
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Article

Presentation of Zaježka ecovillage

Prezentation of Zaježka - its development, most important local projects and possibilities for guests.

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Blog

Sekier through eyes of permaculture designer

Permaculture designer Dough Crouch writes about his first visit to Eco-community Sekier - a farm where he is going to prepare a course. He offers and interesting view (not only) on his hosting place and community.

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Climbing wall in Community centre

A group of Zaježová inhabitants who actively climb recently started a climbing club.  They train with local kids, some of them even participate in climbing competitions. They plan to build a climbing wall in a community centre so they limit travelling to city (60km away). It should be space for training and it should be used also by local school for physical education (the school is very small so it does not have a gym). The people have already invested money and time into this project, but they still miss resources. So they started to collect money to support this idea.

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Summer Festival on Sekier Meadows

Asia, South America, Cuba, films from the „one world festival“, screenings and discussions with the makers of the films „Vlčie hory“ (The Wolf Mountains) and „Slameny dom“ (The Strawbale House), clown performances, archery, horse riding, exhibitions of paintings and photographs and so on.

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Video

Ecovillages: A Movement for lived sustainability

Ecovillages offer inspiring examples of how people and communities can live healthy, cooperative, genuinely happy and meaningful lifestyles --- More Information at http://ecovillage.org or http://www.gen-europe.org   Ecovillages are beacons of hope that help in the transition to a more sustainable future on Earth.

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Volunteers´ Christmas on Sekier

Short video of german volunteer who spent Christmas in Eco-community Sekier in 2012.

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This page was created and is maintained thanks to support from local NGOs and part of local inhabitants who belong to Zaježka Community. Zaježka Community is informal group of local active people, who cooperate and participate on social life in Zaježová.

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