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Bacrie z.s. (CZ)
"One observespaintings of their ancestors and wants to know their meaning. When we stand before these images, we see the same eyes as the long-time artist although thousands of years stand between us. A bit of that old people is still left inside us and so we find ourselves."
Křivolík shows the development of human history, from the advent of modern man (Homo sapiens sapiens) (36,000 BC) up to the Early Middle Ages (900 AD). The patches of history which are shown as examples are the culture of mammoth hunters, the transition to
These are all things that are not only vision in Křivolík, but also tested in practice. The long-term goal is the gradual return of the natural . The transformation of course involved more factors, but the main was clearly man.
The prehistoric was started in 2007, when the first experiments were conducted with prehistoric agriculture and the processing of and . Why an experimentally archaeological centre? The answer is simple. Even when we want to verify the actual , we think there is more to our ancestors’ life. Building settlements will therefore be contemporary practices. The experimental work, however, does not stop after the settlement is ready. The settlements are used for teaching history in school excursions, presentation of the life of our ancestors, organizing adventure programs for children and youth in the spirit of " ", organizing thematic seminars focused on and development of handicrafts and finally verification of procedures and technology of our ancestors by means of . The place is made more alive with domestic animals like sheep and goat.
There are two large annual events as well as events to celebrate the opening and closing of the season in May and September. Other traditional events include the Shadows Hercynian Forest, summer camps, Lughnasad in August and technological seminars. The rest of the year is filled with smaller events on various topics. At the public events Křivolík uses animated "stylish inhabitants", performing the life of our ancestors.
The Official Goal or Mission Statement of the organisation:
Presentation and popularization of the Prehistory and History of the Czech Republic
-Educational workshops and programs for school groups
-Public educational workshops and programs for children, teenagers and adults
-Activities and support programs for students from historical field
-Public events presenting the life of first people and first ethnic groups in the territory of the Czech Republic
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