Want to become a vine pruner?
Nov 23rd 2018

New qualification in vine pruning introduced in Krems, Austria Following the Erasmus+ KA2 project VITEA the wine school Krems has introduced an international training course to become a qualified vine pruner. The course will be held in December 2019 on school premises in Krems and lasts 7 days. The demand on qualified labour force in viticulture […]

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Slovakia – Country full of colours
Nov 20th 2018

Slovakia – Country full of colours Slovakia is proud of its rich folklore and folk traditions. Each region, city, and municipality has a unique character and folklore – costumes, music, songs, architecture, customs, traditions, dances and dialects. Folklore festivals organized all around Slovakia serve to present the folk costumes of individual regions. Slovak folk costume […]

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Slovakia- Hiking in The High Tatras
Nov 14th 2018

Slovakia – Hiking in The High Tatras   The High Tatras mountains are situated in the northern part of Slovakia, on the border with Poland. In 1949 it was declared to be the first Slovak national park and in 1993 it was together with the polish part of the Tatras mountains declared by the UNESCO […]

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Slovakia – Country of mineral springs
Nov 11th 2018

Slovakia – The county of mineral springs In Slovakia about 1300 mineral sources providing curative water and high quality mineral water for drinking are registered. There are 21 thermal spa towns built on these mineral springs. Although there is a mineral springs route. You can read more about it from the article. More from the […]

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New Life
Nov 9th 2018

Warsaw (PL), November 5-6, 2018: Kick-off Meeting of “Give New Life”   “Give new life to environmental and cultural heritage: revitalization of parks, undeveloped urban and rural areas” is a two-year Erasmus+ VET KA2 Strategic Partnership Project created by six partner institutions from Poland, Italy, Portugal, France and Estonia; three VET schools and three non-governmental […]

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First harvest of saffron at the Horticultural School Langenlois
Nov 7th 2018

Photo and text by Andreas Kovac An old tradition is revived by horticultural students in Langenlois, Lower Austria Langenlois (28 October 2018) Saffron, probably the most expensive spice in the world, is harvested this autumn for the first time again at the horticultural school in Langenlois, Lower Austria ( This valuable Crocus-species grows anticyclically. Flowering […]

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Slovakia – Country full of wine and friends
Nov 6th 2018

SLOVAKIA – The country full of wine and friends!  High-quality wines are produced in Slovakia where the wine is grown since the Roman era. The Frankovka of Rača is one of the typical west-Slovakian red wines while in the east it is advisable to taste Tokaj. More from the video:   Mária Múdra EUROPEA Slovakia

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Alpine Farming in Austria
Nov 1st 2018

Alpine farming workshop for students took place in 24th to 27th of October in Lizlhof-Kärtner, Austria. Students from Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia and Slovakia took part in the amazing workshop. We visited several Alpine farms and tourist places in Kärtner, Austria. Farms in Kärtner are very different compared to nowadays farms in Estonia. As the landscape is […]

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October in – EUROPEA – Austria
Oct 31st 2018

Whoever asks the questions: “Why should I join EUROPEA?” or “What is in for me?” could have got the answer during one of the events in Austria. Why Austria? Because EUROPEA Austria holds the presidency from July-December 2018. Therefore, the EUROPEA seminar was organised in Austria. In student workshops you could see only a glimpse […]

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Hohenlehen – a forestry school with an impressive history

                                                                                                                             by Günther Buchberger In 2006 the Agricultural School Hohenlehen organised the EUROPEA competition in Forestry. Time to get to know the school with its history. The Agricultural School Hohenlehen is situated on the left bank of the river Ybbs between the villages Hollenstein/Ybbs and Opponitz. The castle Hohenlehen was built during the years 1906 -1910. […]

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