Monthly Archives: July 2014

Study tour for tourism professionals and members of the press

 

Are you interested in eco turism and the unique values of Baranya Greenways? Sign up now to get your place on our unique and exciting study tour!

 

Date: 7-8 August 2014

 

Itinerary: Pécs –  Nagynyárád – Topolje – Batina – Vörösmart – Csúza – Hercegszőlős – Tikves – Kopács – Eszék – Pécs

 

Accomodation: Piros csizma B&B (Suza)

 

Full board, accomodation and bus provided for the participants.

 

Participation is free, but advance registration is necessary. To sign up send your details ( name, address and mobile number) to info(kukac)baranyazoldut.eu. Places are limited (30 persons) and so will be allocated in the order of registration.

 

The tour will take you through the beautiful countryside and rural villages of Baranya County of Hungary and Baranja County of Croatia.

 

More information is available here: Study tour-ENG.

 

The tour is organized by Gyeregyalog.hu Association within the framework of the Hungary-Croatia IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013, as part of the Go Green project.

 

 

 

2nd Orfű Ecofestival

Guided walks, environmental educational activities, interactive kids’ zone, eco-conscious practices, arts and crafts workshops and diverse cultural programmes await visitors, young and old alike at the 2nd Orfű Ecofestival, throughout the third weekend of August 2014!

 

The festival is free and open to the public. Join us for lots of fun eco-activities and have a great time with us!

 

Date: 15-17 August 2014

Venue: Orfű, Panorama Camping

 

Side events: Orfű Local Produce and Craft Market, Honey Days

 

Programme of events

Friday, 15 August 2014

 

14:00-16:00 Free visit to Vízfő-spring and Forrásház

16:00 Join us in making a community herb spiral

17:00 Cave adventure tour to the Szuadó or Trió cave (Participation is possible only with advance booking at okoklaszter(kukac)gmail.com.)

 

Saturday, 16 August 2014

 

10:00-18:00 Orfű Local Produce and Craft Market, Honey Days

Concerts: Hanga Banda Folk Ensemble, Cserkúti Szimpatikusok, Carnavalito Ensemble (Latin American songs), István Borsós shawm player, Sándor Csizmadia guitarist-singer

10:00 Guided walk led by the activists of Mecsek Greenway (Itinerary: Orfű – Kovácsszénája – Orfű) The walk starts from Panorama Campsite.

10:00-12:00 Free visit to Vízfő-spring and Forrásház

13:00-15:00 Flavours of the forest and the meadows – workshop on the use and preparation of edible wild plants

14:00-18:00 Join us in making a community herb spiral

14:00 Community gardening – create your own balcony flower box

Location: Panoráma Ecogarden

15:00-17:00 Sample the flavours of the forest and the meadows! – „Eco” food tasting

15:00-19:00 Kids’ Zone – interactive activities

– Learn the secrets of knot making

– Treasure hunt with GPS

– Exhibition

15:00-19:00 Arts & crafts workshop

– toys from scrapwood

– solar dryer demonstration

– eco DIY

16:00-19:00 Cultural programmes for kids

– All there is to know about birds – interactive activities and quizzes

– Introduction of the activities of the Baranya County team of the Hungarian Association of Ornothology and Nature Protection

16:00 Sustainable Development Academy : (permaculture) Film screening

Venue: Panoráma Ecogarden

19:00 Cultural programmes for adults

 

Sunday, 17 August 2014

 

10:00-14:00 Orfű Local Produce and Craft Market

Concerts: Hanga Banda Folk Ensemble, István Borsós shawm player, Sándor Csizmadia guitarist-singer

10:00 Orfű Dragon circular walk (approx. 3 hours)

13:00-15:00 Flavours of the forest and the meadows – workshop on the use and preparation of edible wild plants

14:00-18:00 Join us in making a community herb spiral

14:00 Community gardening

Venue: Panoráma Ecogarden

15:00-17:00 Sample the flavours of the forest and the meadows! – „Eco” food tasting

15:00-19:00 Kids’ Zone – interactive activities

15:00-19:00 Arts & crafts workshop

– toys from scrapwood

– solar dryer demonstration

– eco DIY

16:00-19:00 Cultural programmes for kids

– All there is to know about birds – interactive activities and quizzes

– Introduction of the activities of the Baranya County team of the Hungarian Association of Ornothology and Nature Protection

16:00 Sustainable Development Academy: (Edible plants of the Mecsek) Film screening

 

The festival is organized by Gyeregyalog.hu Association within the framework of the Hungary-Croatia IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013, as part of the ’Go Green’ (HUHR/1101/1.2.2/2011) project.