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WELCOME in SUMMER WORK CAMPS IN ST-PETERSBURG!!!

"MIR TESEN"'S WORKCAMP IN ST-PETERSBURG (2018)

WORKCAMP МТ02/19  

“MUSEUMS and COUNTRY  ESTATES  near  ST-PETERSBURG”

 Dates: 03.06-14.06.2019

Age : 18-60    

Type : Reno/Cult 

   Language : English/Russian

  Vols : 8

  Location : Saint Petersburg

PROJECT: St. Petersburg is the cultural capital of Russia. The city has many world-famous museums, parks, gardens, such as the Hermitage. The Russian Museum, Letniy garden, etc. In addition to well-known museums   , there are lesser known sites, which need to be restored: the Museum of the Academy of Fine Arts,  the museum branches in the St-Petersburg and in the suburbs .

 Near St. Petersburg there are many country estates, open-air museums.

 Country Estates of the St-Petersburg region were built in 18-19 centuries. Among the owners there were members of the royal family and famous statesmen, military leaders, artists, composers, architects, writers.

Many  of country houses are damaged, especially the parks, landscapes and interiors. We want to bring the former meaning to the country estates as pieces of world heritage. Today the restoration of the country estates is an important deal together with the renewal of the unique parks. The project will be implemented on the some of these estates. We expect our workcamp will help volunteers to achieve the following object: to raise awareness among the local population regarding  heritage and the importance their participation to preserving this sites. VIDEO about “MIR TESEN” camps :

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfeVCqqH7IniuHDyB_7r46Q?view_as=subscribe

 WORK:  Volunteers will work directly in the museums in St-Petersburg: they  will help to mount the exhibition, work as consultants for museum visitors.

Some days Our volunteers will be working in the Country Estate in suburb of St-Petersburg. The volunteers will be engaged to improve parks: take care about plantations of trees, mow the meadows, cure the trees, clean the hollows, sweep the grounds, cleaning them out of the garbage, etc.

About 1-2 days the volunteers will be engaged in improving the territory of Vasilievsky Island  and making outside and inside repair of old historical building, where lived world known artist. Works are various, but not requiring any special qualifications: to seat grass, bushes and flowers; to paint the iron fenders of the windows. Inside building: to paint walls and windows, to decorate rooms. Creative volunteers, you are welcome!

Volunteers will be working about 5 hours per day 5 days a week under the supervision .

 ACCOMODATION AND FOOD

The host organization provides a basic condition accommodation and food in St-Petersburg . Volunteers will be accommodated at the special room for volunteers in the historical center of St-Petersburg, that is fully equipped for living. There are shower, kitchen, rooms with sleeping places. Food will be provided but meals will be cooked by volunteers on their own. A small kitchen is available for daily cooking, so participants can organize cooking schedule and take turns.

LOCATION: St. Petersburg/Leningrad region. TERMINAL: Pulkovo International Airport is located about 17 km from the St.Petersburg center.

 LEISURE TIME: The historic center of St. Petersburg is included in UNESCO World Heritage http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/540 “Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups Monuments" St-Petersburg is a cultural capital of Russia http://www.saint-petersburg.com/attractions/ so as the weekend will be spent in St-Petersburg downtown volunteers will have an opportunity to visit numerous museums, theatres, galleries and exhibitions, country residences of Emperors, Grand Princes and grandees: Peterhof www.peterhofmuseum.ru, Lomonosov www.oranienbaum.org, Tsarskoye Selo www.tzar.ru, Pavlovsk www.pavlovskmuseum.ru, Gatchina www.museum.ru/W1335. Besides, at this time of the year the city hosts a variety of festivals, concerts and folk events. Each year millions of tourists come to Petersburg, walking at night on the Neva river, watch the bridges raise.

 REQUIREMENTS:

Volunteers should bring working clothes, gloves and sleeping bags. Besides, it would be great to take something special from their countries (photos, food or small flags and souvenirs) for international party in the workcamp and demonstrate them as special features of home country.

 EXTRA FEE : for request.

 KONTAKT:  MIR-TESEN@PETERLINK.RU


МТ03/19 Estates and open-air museums near St. Petersburg

Dates: 17.06-28.06

Age : 18-60   

 Type : Reno/Cult   

  Language : English/Russian

Vols : 8

Location : Saint Petersburg

PROJECT: Near St. Petersburg there are many country estates, open-air museums. Country Estates of the St-Petersburg region were built in 18-19 centuries. Among the owners there were members of the royal family and famous statesmen, military leaders, artists, composers, architects, writers.

Many  of country estates are damaged, especially the parks, landscapes and interiors. We want to bring the former meaning to the country estates as pieces of world heritage. Today the restoration of the country estates is an important deal together with the renewal of the unique parks. The project will be implemented on the some of these estates.  St. Petersburg is the cultural capital of Russia. The city has many world-famous museums, parks, gardens, such as the Hermitage. The Russian Museum, Letniy garden, etc. In addition to well-known museums, there are lesser known sites, which need to be restored: the Museum of the Academy of Fine Arts,  the museum branches in the St-Petersburg and in the suburbs.

We expect our workcamp will help volunteers to achieve the following object: to raise awareness among the local population regarding  heritage and the importance their participation to preserving this sites. VIDEO about “MIR TESEN” camps :

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfeVCqqH7IniuHDyB_7r46Q?view_as=subscribe

 WORK:  Some days our volunteers will be working in the Country Estate in suburb of St-Petersburg. The volunteers will be engaged to improve parks: take care about plantations of trees, mow the meadows, cure the trees, clean the hollows, sweep the grounds, cleaning them out of the garbage, etc.

Volunteers will work directly in the museums in St-Petersburg: they  will help to mount the exhibition, work as consultants for museum visitors.

About 1-2 days the volunteers will be engaged in improving the territory of Vasilievsky Island  and making outside and inside repair of old historical building, where lived world known artist. Creative volunteers, you are welcome!

Volunteers will be working about 5 hours per day 5 days a week under the supervision .

 ACCOMODATION AND FOOD

The host organization provides a basic condition accommodation and food in St-Petersburg . Volunteers will be accommodated at the special room for volunteers in the historical center of St-Petersburg, that is fully equipped for living. There are shower, kitchen, rooms with sleeping places. Food will be provided but meals will be cooked by volunteers on their own. A small kitchen is available for daily cooking, so participants can organize cooking schedule and take turns.

 LOCATION: St. Petersburg/Leningrad region. TERMINAL: Pulkovo International Airport is located about 17 km from the St.Petersburg center.

 LEISURE TIME: The historic center of St. Petersburg is included in UNESCO World Heritage http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/540 “Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups Monuments" St-Petersburg is a cultural capital of Russia http://www.saint-petersburg.com/attractions/ so as the weekend will be spent in St-Petersburg downtown volunteers will have an opportunity to visit numerous museums, theatres, galleries and exhibitions, country residences of Emperors, Grand Princes and grandees: Peterhof www.peterhofmuseum.ru, Lomonosov www.oranienbaum.org, Tsarskoye Selo www.tzar.ru, Pavlovsk www.pavlovskmuseum.ru, Gatchina www.museum.ru/W1335. Besides, at this time of the year the city hosts a variety of festivals, concerts and folk events. Each year millions of tourists come to Petersburg, walking at night on the Neva river, watch the bridges raise.

REQUIREMENTS:

Volunteers should bring working clothes, gloves and sleeping bags. Besides, it would be great to take something special from their countries (photos, food or small flags and souvenirs) for international party in the workcamp and demonstrate them as special features of home country.

EXTRA FEE : for request.

 KONTAKT:  MIR-TESEN@PETERLINK.RU

 

МТ04/19 Russian Country Estates

Dates: 01.07-12.07.19

Age : 18-60

Type : envi/Cult   

  Language : English/Russian

Vols : 8

Location : Saint Petersburg

PROJECT:

Country Estates of the St-Petersburg region were built in 18-19 centuries. Among the owners there were members of the royal family and famous statesmen, military leaders, artists, composers, architects, writers, such as Vrangel, Repin, Nabokov, Rerikh. Many  of country houses were damaged, especially the parks, landscapes and interiors. We want to bring the former meaning to the country estates as pieces of world heritage. Today the restoration of the country estates is an important deal together with the renewal of the unique parks. The project will be implemented on some of these estates. We expect our workcamp will help volunteers to achieve the following object: to raise awareness among the local population regarding  heritage and the importance their participation to preserving this sites.   The innovative aspect of the project is that the camp will be relocating, that means that during the camp participants will visit a lot of places around the city St-Petersburg and in suburbs. It will help volunteers to build their own opinion about the importance of heritage protection. Volunteers will visit and will work on several Lesser known world Heritage sites near St-Petersburg. It is a unique workcamp for volunteers, who want to get in touch with the spirit of Russian history. VIDEO about “MIR TESEN” camps :https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfeVCqqH7IniuHDyB_7r46Q?view_as=subscribe

 WORK:  Some days Our volunteers will be working in the Country Estate in suburb of St-Petersburg. The volunteers will be engaged to improve parks: take care about plantations of trees, mow the meadows, cure the trees, clean the hollows, sweep the grounds, cleaning them out of the garbage, etc.

About 1-2 days the volunteers will be engaged in improving the territory of Vasilievsky Island  and making outside and inside repair of old historical building, where lived world known artist. Volunteers will be working about 5 hours per day 5 days a week under the supervision .

 accomodation and food

The host organization provides a basic condition accommodation and food in St-Petersburg . Volunteers will be accommodated at the special room for volunteers in the historical center of St-Petersburg, that is fully equipped for living. There are shower, kitchen, rooms with sleeping places. Food will be provided but meals will be cooked by volunteers on their own. A small kitchen is available for daily cooking, so participants can organize cooking schedule and take turns.

LOCATION: St. Petersburg/Leningrad region. TERMINAL: Pulkovo International Airport is located about 17 km from the St.Petersburg center.

 LEISURE TIME: The historic center of St. Petersburg is included in UNESCO World Heritage http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/540 “Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups Monuments" St-Petersburg is a cultural capital of Russia http://www.saint-petersburg.com/attractions/ so as the weekend will be spent in St-Petersburg downtown volunteers will have an opportunity to visit numerous museums, theatres, galleries and exhibitions, country residences of Emperors, Grand Princes and grandees: Peterhof www.peterhofmuseum.ru, Lomonosov www.oranienbaum.org, Tsarskoye Selo www.tzar.ru, Pavlovsk www.pavlovskmuseum.ru, Gatchina www.museum.ru/W1335. Besides, at this time of the year the city hosts a variety of festivals, concerts and folk events. Each year millions of tourists come to Petersburg, walking at night on the Neva river, watch the bridges raise.

 REQUIREMENTS:

Volunteers should bring working clothes, gloves and sleeping bags. Besides, it would be great to take something special from their countries (photos, food or small flags and souvenirs) for international party in the workcamp and demonstrate them as special features of home country.

 EXTRA FEE : for request.

KONTACT:  NGO "Mir Tesen" 5 line V.O.,4 liter A, St-Petersburg, 199034, RUSSIA

 MIR-TESEN@PETERLINK.RU

МТ05/19 SECRETS OF MONASTERIES AND MANORS

Dates: 29.07-09.08.19

Age : 18-60 

   Type : envi/Cult    

Language : English/Russian

Vols : 8

Location : Saint Petersburg

PROJECT:  There are a lot of historical and cultural heritage sites of the St-Petersburg region which were built in 18-19 centuries. Orthodox Monasteries are the great part of them. Many of the Monasteries are damaged; especially the landscapes and interiors and now they are being restored.  These objects are located in the beautiful landscapes and untouched nature . So it’s a unique workcamp for volunteers, who want to get in touch with the spirit of history and mystic of Orthodox Monasteries. So, it will be possible to discuss different religions with monks. During this workcamp the volunteers can visit and work in several the  famous Monasteries. For example, Saint Alexander Nevsky Lavra in St. Petersburg, Optina Pustyn' and others. 

The Manors of the St-Petersburg region were built in 18-19 centuries. Among the owners there were members of the royal family and famous statesmen, military leaders, artists, composers, architects, writers, such as Vrangel, Repin, Nabokov, Rerikh. Many  of Manors (country houses) were damaged, especially the parks, landscapes and interiors. It is a unique workcamp for volunteers, who want to get in touch with the spirit of Russian history. VIDEO about “MIR TESEN” camps :

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfeVCqqH7IniuHDyB_7r46Q?view_as=subscribe

 WORK:  Few days our volunteers will be working in the Orthodox Monasteries  in St-Petersburg and in suburbs. Participants will be involved in the variety of activities. They will collect vegetables and apples, help monks, restore monasteries. Besides, volunteers will be engaged in improving parks: take care of plantation of trees, mow the meadows, cure the trees.

Volunteers will be  engaged to improve parks in Manors: take care about plantations of trees, mow the meadows, cure the trees, clean the hollows, sweep the grounds, cleaning them out of the garbage, etc.

About 1-2 days the volunteers will be engaged in improving the territory of Vasilievsky Island  and making outside and inside repair of old historical building, where lived world known artist. Volunteers will be working about 5 hours per day 5 days a week under the supervision.

ACCOMODATION AND FOOD: the host organization provides a basic condition accommodation and food in St-Petersburg . Volunteers will be accommodated at the special room for volunteers in the historical center of St-Petersburg, that is fully equipped for living. There are shower, kitchen, rooms with sleeping places. Food will be provided but meals will be cooked by volunteers on their own. A small kitchen is available for daily cooking, so participants can organize cooking schedule and take turns.

LOCATION: St. Petersburg/Leningrad region. TERMINAL: Pulkovo International Airport is located about 17 km from the St.Petersburg center.

 LEISURE TIME: The historic center of St. Petersburg is included in UNESCO World Heritage http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/540 “Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups Monuments" St-Petersburg is a cultural capital of Russia http://www.saint-petersburg.com/attractions/ so as the weekend will be spent in St-Petersburg downtown volunteers will have an opportunity to visit numerous museums, theatres, galleries and exhibitions, country residences of Emperors, Grand Princes and grandees: Peterhof www.peterhofmuseum.ru, Lomonosov www.oranienbaum.org, Tsarskoye Selo www.tzar.ru, Pavlovsk www.pavlovskmuseum.ru, Gatchina www.museum.ru/W1335. Besides, at this time of the year the city hosts a variety of festivals, concerts and folk events. Each year millions of tourists come to Petersburg, walking at night on the Neva river, watch the bridges raise.

 REQUIREMENTS: Volunteers should bring working clothes, gloves and sleeping bags. Besides, it would be great to take something special from their countries (photos, food or small flags and souvenirs) for international party in the workcamp and demonstrate them as special features of home country.

  EXTRA FEE : for request.

KONTACT:  NGO "Mir Tesen" 5 line V.O.,4 liter A, St-Petersburg, 199034, RUSSIA

 mir-tesen@peterlink.ru

WELCOME!

МТ06/19 The Apple Spas and Russian traditions

 Dates:12.08-23.08.19

Age : 18-60 

Type : envi/Cult  

Language : English/Russian

Vols : 8

Location : Saint Petersburg

PROJECT: There are lot of Heritage sites in St-Petersburg and in Leningrad region. For example, Country Estates and Orthodox Monasteries of were built in 18-19 centuries. Among the owners of Country Estates were members of the royal family and famous statesmen, military leaders, artists, composers, architects, writers. Nowadays a lot of Country Estates are damaged, especially parks, landscapes and interiors. The storation and renewal of them are very important for saving cultural heritage of Russia. So we want to bring the former meaning of country estates as pieces of culture Heritage. There are Country estates  Repino, Gostilitsy and other historical places. Many of the Monasteries are also damaged and now they are being restored.  These objects are located in the beautiful landscapes and untouched nature .   Volunteers will live in St-Petersburg. They will have opportunity  to see different parts of the Russian Culture Heritage, learn architectural styles of the Russian construction of different historical periods. During this camp on August 19 the Russian Christians celebrate the Apple Spas. In Europe, the holiday is celebrated according to the Julian calendar on the 6 August. Also participants will have an opportunity to face ancient traditions of Old Rus’, to learn how to cook many variants of apple dishes. So it’s a unique workcamp for volunteers, who want to get in touch with the spirit of the history of the Estates and mystic of Orthodox Monasteries.

WORK: Participants of our camp will be involved in the variety of exciting activities. Our work camp consists two parts. Within the first part volunteers will visit some palaces and parks which situated in St-Petersburg suburbs. Volunteers will help pick up apples beside orthodox monasteries, gardens and parks, take care about tree plantations. Within the second part volunteers will discover historical center of St. Petersburg, where a lot of buildings are under protection of UNESCO.  Besides, the participants will attract public attention to the preservation`s issues and contribute to the renovation process of the building on the Vasilievsky Island, where lived world known artist. Volunteers will be working about 5 hours per day 5 days a week under the supervision.

VIDEO about “MIR TESEN” camps : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfeVCqqH7IniuHDyB_7r46Q?view_as=subscribe

WORK:  Few days our volunteers will be working in the Orthodox Monasteries  in St-Petersburg and in suburbs. Participants will be involved in the variety of activities. They will collect vegetables and apples, help monks, restore monasteries. Besides, volunteers will be engaged in improving parks: take care of plantation of trees, mow the meadows, cure the trees.

Volunteers will be  engaged to improve parks in Manors: take care about plantations of trees, mow the meadows, cure the trees, clean the hollows, sweep the grounds, cleaning them out of the garbage, etc.

About 1-2 days the volunteers will be engaged in improving the territory of Vasilievsky Island  and making outside and inside repair of old historical building, where lived world known artist. Volunteers will be working about 5 hours per day 5 days a week under the supervision.

ACCOMODATION AND FOOD: The host organization provides a basic condition accommodation and food in St-Petersburg . Volunteers will be accommodated at the special room for volunteers in the historical center of St-Petersburg, that is fully equipped for living. There are shower, kitchen, rooms with sleeping places. Food will be provided but meals will be cooked by volunteers on their own. A small kitchen is available for daily cooking, so participants can organize cooking schedule and take turns.

LOCATION: St. Petersburg/Leningrad region. TERMINAL: Pulkovo International Airport is located about 17 km from the St.Petersburg center.

LEISURE TIME: The historic center of St. Petersburg is included in UNESCO World Heritage http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/540 “Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups Monuments" St-Petersburg is a cultural capital of Russia http://www.saint-petersburg.com/attractions/ so as the weekend will be spent in St-Petersburg downtown volunteers will have an opportunity to visit numerous museums, theatres, galleries and exhibitions, country residences of Emperors, Grand Princes and grandees: Peterhof www.peterhofmuseum.ru, Lomonosov www.oranienbaum.org, Tsarskoye Selo www.tzar.ru, Pavlovsk www.pavlovskmuseum.ru, Gatchina www.museum.ru/W1335. Besides, at this time of the year the city hosts a variety of festivals, concerts and folk events. Each year millions of tourists come to Petersburg, walking at night on the Neva river, watch the bridges raise.

 REQUIREMENTS: Volunteers should bring working clothes, gloves and sleeping bags. Besides, it would be great to take something special from their countries (photos, food or small flags and souvenirs) for international party in the workcamp and demonstrate them as special features of home country.

EXTRA FEE : for request.

KONTACT:  NGO "Mir Tesen" 5 line V.O.,4 liter A, St-Petersburg, 199034, RUSSIA

 mir-tesen@peterlink.ru

 

General information about NGO "MIR TESEN"

 

Mir Tesen (It's a Small World)

  Info about the Organisation — general and brief. Saint-Petersburg social organization of volunteer programs   «MIR TESEN» («IT’S a SMALL WORLD») was established in 1999.

“Mir tesen”-  is the associated member of Coordinating Committee  for International Voluntary Service  (CCIVS)/UNESCO  http://www.ccivs.org/  since 2012, NGO  has successful experience in organizing WH camps during CCIVS/UNESCO some campaigns. 

 Our objectives

-  to develop  mutual understanding and solidarity between people,

-   to promote   tolerance and intercultural dialogue between young people all over the world;

-   to encourage youth to find their own value in the world and to introduce Russian cultural Heritage in the world;

-   Preservation of the cultural sites, which are the incomparable achievements of Russian art, and a key site to understand the mentality of the people of the epochs when the monuments were built;

-   to raise awareness among the local population regarding world heritage and the importance their participation to preserving this site.

Our activities

-short terms  volunteers work camps: sending and hosting;

-short terms volunteers work camps for Russian speaking volunteers, living in EU.

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Kontact:

5 line V.O., 4 liter A, 199034, St-Petersburg, 199034, RUSSIA,

mir-tesen@peterlink.ru