In the frame of ODDA, we have two approaches: the more theoretical approach, to have a better understanding of the background of our acting, and a practical one where we develop, test and evaluate methods to foster the communication and cooperation of people from different countries who try to overcome languages barriers and to better get to know each other.
The following lectures in Bad Urach helped us to better understand the background of our common work.
Find many useful phrases and common expressions in various Danube languages to help you better communicate.
Common key words as images
Many different images serve as flyers to take with you on your next trip to Bulgaria. The have been developed by our Bulgarian group.
How do we overcome everyday language barriers and how can current tools like smartphone apps help us?
The main topic of this workshop was how to effectively use social media platforms as tools for documentation, communication and multiplication.
In Bad Urach we conducted some intercultural workshops to make us more sensitive for intercultural encounters. The intention was to make us aware of the different cultural traditions and dispositions and the risk of wrong interpretations. Care is the precondition for encounters of equals.
Reflecting on and communicating about a common European spirit through painting and creating a collage.
The Danube Game
The aim of the learning game “The Wanted Danube” is to convey impressions from the Danubian nations through pictures and information, as well as to encourage joint discussions about these countries.
The participants of the qualification seminar in Bad Urach had a discovery tour in the town of Bad Urach, where nonverbal communication was very important.
In the European soirée every participant of Bad Urach presented a historically important personality from his/her country without revealing the person’s name.
Songs and dances
The participants of the qualification seminar brought national songs and dances from their Danube Countries with them in order to sing and dance it together.