Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary

 
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 1 donation
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    Saving the Tower and Conference about Szadvar
    By - Janos Dobos - Project Leader, Friends of Szadvar member
    We held our 16th ‘Save the Castle days’ in March 2014. This was a 2-day event started on Friday and despite the fact that the national holiday, March 15th was on Saturday this year still many volunteers travelled from around the country to Szadvar. More than 25 people left their workplaces and took a holiday to...
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 1 donation
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 1 donation
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 1 donation
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has made updates to their project page.
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    Thank you! - Friends of Szadvar Awarded
    By - Janos Dobos - Project Leader
    Thank you! - Friends of Szadvar Awarded Activity report of the Szadvarert Barati Kor (Friends of Szadvar) association We proudly report that our association was honored with the Gyula Forster Memorial Medal by the Hungarian Government in Sept. 2013. Gyula Forster played a significant role in the beginnings of historic...
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 6 donations
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 5 donations
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 1 donation
    • 8 months ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    2013 Excavations and Conservation work
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    Similarly to previous years we entered our busiest season of the year: summer. Due to the economic hardship hitting Hungary we had to curb our plans yet we still managed to get a lot done.  Research and excavations continued to unearth the secrets of the outer courtyard and we also opened a ditch inside the Lisztes...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 26 donations
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    New Year, New Dreams
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    While a large part of our country engulfed in a blizzard, the village of Szögliget received the participants of the 14th castle workshop in pleasan weather conditions. As usual we kicked off our activities on the national holiday (March 15th). Members of our association were invited to the official celebration of the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    New Year, New Dreams
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    While a large part of our country engulfed in a blizzard, the village of Szögliget received the participants of the 14th castle workshop in pleasan weather conditions. As usual we kicked off our activities on the national holiday (March 15th). Members of our association were invited to the official celebration of the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    New Year, New Dreams
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    While a large part of our country engulfed in a blizzard, the village of Szögliget received the participants of the 14th castle workshop in pleasan weather conditions. As usual we kicked off our activities on the national holiday (March 15th). Members of our association were invited to the official celebration of the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    Ending another successful year while restoring the medieval toalette
    By - Timea Tomatas - Project Lead
    Despite the harsh economic conditions in Hungary our organization is approching another successful year helping the village of Szogliget through the difficult times. Our success is a result of the dedication of our volunteers and donors who has not stopped coming to help out. Thank you! As a result more tourists visit the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    July wall research at a medieval toalett
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    This summer the association is gearing up for yet another eventful excavation and restoration season. In July our volunteers helped the archeologists from Miskolc to research the only remaining wall of the oldest part of the castle. This wall happens to contain the medieval toalett. The wall is in such bad shape that unless...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 14 donations
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    New year new dreams
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    A few dozen volunteers turned out to kick off the 2012 activities at Szadvar castle. On Thursday March 15th, beautiful weather awaited the association members, who were ready to kick off yet another year of Szadvar castle preservation. The national holiday provided a long weekend opportunity to spend some time together,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    Looking back at 2011 and looking forward to 2012
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    While the ruins of the castle of Szadvar sleep under the thick layer of white snow we can proudly look back at the 2011 achievements of out 5 year old nonprofit. Despite the worsening economic crisis in Europe with the help of our donors we were able to achieve more than in the year before. The association was able to...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    Digging for treasures
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    It all started 5 years ago and we wanted to make it a memorable 5th anniversary. This summer we organized not only conservation work but a week of archeology under the supervision of professional archeologists.   On August 1. two dozen volunteers occupied the outer bailey of Szadvar to start the first large scale...
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 15 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    Our 5 year anniversary
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    Times passes by so quickly.  It was already five years ago that a group of people from all over the county ascended to Szadvar to dig out the ruins of the medieval castle from its 300 years Cinderella like dream. 5 years later again a few dozen volunteers gathered again in the valley of the Menes river at the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    Looking forward to 2011 and looking back at 2010
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    Dear Szadvar Supporters, Donors, Friends,Approaching the end of the year we would like to thank you for your support, contribution and hard work! Our collaboration has been recognized by the Hungarian Government on Dec 16th when our organization was given the Karoly Kos Award. The award has been given since 1999 to local...
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 10 donations
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    2010 Plans
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    Thanks to contributions from our donors, members and grants the effort to save the ruins of Szadvar Castle continue in 2010. As usual in March, dozens of Szadvar supporters marched up the snow covered hilltop to prepare the grounds for the works scheduled for July-August. Association members worked for 3 days, tirelessly...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    2009 Fall Works
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    Why Szadvar? (A personal note from our last activity.) I am completely biased to answer this question. I could say just because but then I would lose the exciting details of being part of this great initiative. I arrived Thursday night to the usual accomodation and spent the next few hours with old (castle)...
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    2009 Summer activities
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    Dozens of volunteers - under the supervision of the Herman Otto Muzeum and KOH - carried out the most extensive conservation work to date at Szadvar. The work focused on the most endangered section of the ruins, the remanants of the southern wall that once connected the outer gatehouse with the Nemet Bastion. Our...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 9 donations
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    Spring cleanup
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    A record number (70+) of volunteers turned out to kick off the 2009 activities at Szadvar castle. On Friday March 14th, winter conditions awaited the association members, who were not deterred by snow and bravely fought their way through the woods just outside the southern wall. By Saturday spring has arrived and we...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    2009 plans
    By - Timea Tomatas - Chairman
    Despite the difficult economic climate our organization is looking to do more in 2009. We are gearing up for the 6th "Save the castle" Day scheduled for the March 13-14. The goal of the worksshop is to prepare the grounds for more conservation work as well as to set up desks, covered areas in an effort to create a...
    • 5 years ago
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    • Plato
      Plato I enjoy hearing about the progress being made on this project and particularly the small steps along the way that will bring it to fruition. I also prefer small semi frequent/formal updates to voluminous reports any day!Regards,An Aussie donorPS: I hope to see an English news section or sub-forum on the official site some... Read more »
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    • forestgirl
      forestgirl i'm very interested in this project and any news is good to hear about thank you keep working hard maybe someday i'll see it for myself
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary posted a progress report
    September Workshop
    By - Timea Tomatas - President
    Thanks to material and financial donations, preservation work has began on the Lisztes bastion. In the end of September members of the association collected and cleaned a large amount of scattered stone. Under the guidance of professionals from the Miskolc Bureau of the Office for Historic Preservation preservation efforts...
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Szadvar castle project and youth camp, Hungary has received 14 donations
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