CALPAN WORLD HERITAGE

CALPAN WORLD HERITAGE

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Land
Mexico
Soort werk
Archeologie, Onderwijs, Restauratie
Projectduur
17 t/m 30 juli
Aantal deelnemers
10 (5 mannen en 5 vrouwen)

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Werk

Volunteers will participate in awareness activities and promote the World Heritage Education Program and its activities in local schools and surrounding communities. They will also learn and practice the traditional techniques of restoration, construction and whitewash painting and will help clean and restore the most damaged parts of the monastery under the supervision of the competent authorities. In addition, to provide better management and promote World Heritage sites, they will have the opportunity to make a presentation about the heritage of their country/state for students and local people and will conduct a survey for the managing authorities of the site by interviewing tourists. who visit the site and members of the community. They will visit symbolic places of the municipality and discover the gastronomic heritage of this magical place.

Accommodatie en maaltijden

The volunteers will be housed in the facilities of the Municipal DIF. Volunteers are required to bring a sleeping bag.

Locatie en vrije tijd

Located in Puebla, Mexico, Calpan is home to an impressive selection of attractions and experiences, making it well worth a visit. Being located in the area of the Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl volcanoes, the municipality of San Andrés Calpan offers its visitors the enjoyment of nature and its landscapes. In an interview with Notimex, Eladio Espinoza Técuatl, owner of Rancho María Isabel, stressed that this summer, under the pretext of chiles en nogada, is a good season to visit Calpan, located about 40 kilometers from the capital of Puebla, and with the family spend some time together, away from the city. He said that from the ranch you can see the volcanoes and also a whole green area, where you can breathe tranquility and peace, as well as enjoy nature.

Organisatie

Over the last fourteen years, the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) initiative has grown tremendously due to the growing interest in and appreciation for the protection and preservation of World Heritage sites. For the second time, an international volunteer camp will be held in the municipality of Calpan. Among the objectives are to attract more tourism to the region, complement the development actions of this locality, evaluate the tangible and intangible heritage, and highlight the local cultural heritage. Calpan will once again receive national and international volunteers to carry out awareness-raising activities on the importance of preserving local cultural heritage, supporting the preservation of the former 16th century convent on the slopes of Popocatépetl. This project foresees a collaborative work with the managing instances of the patrimony of the state of Puebla.

Vereisten

Over 18 years old - Interest in cultural heritage issues. Bring some traditional items for them to show the local people about their culture.

Opmerkingen

This workcamp is part of the World Heritage Volunteers program.

Projectnaam

CALPAN WORLD HERITAGE

Projectcode

AMVIAC-10

Land

Soort werk

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Startdatum

17-7-2022

Einddatum

30-7-2022

Aantal vrijwilligers

10 (5 mannen en 5 vrouwen)

Leeftijd

18 t/m 99 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

$ 4500 (Mexicaanse peso)

Taal

Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 295, exclusief € 50 studentenkorting.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van $ 4.500. (Ca. € 214)

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