5th international meeting of the Grundtvig Partnership “Oral Culture Bridge Between the Past and the Future” took place from the 26th until the 29th November 2014 in Nevşehir, Turkey. The meeting was organized by the NEVKAM (Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli Üniversitesi Kapadokya Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi).
5th international meeting was organised by NEVKAM in Turkey. The meeting took place between the 26th and the 29th of November 2014 in Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University. 29 participants attended to the meeting. Participants were from Austria, Germany, Spain and Turkey. Main topics of the meeting were “Money” and “Life-Family-Communication-Relationship”. After short information about the NEVKAM we organised mixed work groups to talk about the historical, gender and ethical context of the proverbs. All of us tried to understand and analysed what proverbs tell us. We noted the different ideas about the proverbs and highlighted the cultural aspects of them. After discussions, participants presented the results of the work group in the plenum.
Turkish host also held an exhibition which is named as “Exhibition of Quotes”. We talked about the quotations that were exhibited. After this event, all of the participants played the “Guess What?” game which was organized by NEVKAM.
Participants watched pottery show and two of participants tried to make pottery which is a traditional handmade work in Cappadocia. They also did sightseeing in Cappadocia.