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The 14th edition of intergenerational workshops kick off in Malta

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On the 11th of October 2017 the first session of the 14th edition of Darba waħda... took place in the heart of Bormla, Malta. Darba waħda... is part of Valletta 2018’s Cultural Programme and is led by applied drama practitioner Anna Formosa. The project seeks to bring together elderly people and youngsters to share memories, narrate stories, play games, participate in drama, create, and enjoy each other’s company whilst learning from each other through a creative platform.

This intergenerational project offers a combination of factors. It provides access to creative activities to participants. It provides young people the opportunity to enjoy developing healthy interactions and foster respect towards the elderly. It provides the opportunity for legacy by passing down stories and traditions and the opportunity for elderly people to feel valued members of their community.  




Darba waħda... started in 2015. Every edition, which consists of a set of ten 90-minute workshops, takes place in a different location in Malta and Gozo, giving the opportunity to people from across the whole island to join. Throughout the sessions the participants learn from each other, exercise their creativity, develop new skills, experience self-development and have fun in a safe, creative environment. The project seeks to promote a sense of community and a sense of well-being addressing ageing, loneliness and the generation gap.  

Check out the blogpost on how these sessions also serve as a learning tool for its participants. For more information visit Darba Wahda Facebook page or email on


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  • Mairita Lankupa's picture
    Manuprāt, šāds projekts ir vērtīgs. Pieredzes bagātais vecais cilvēks nejūtas vientuļš, jo var dalīties  ar savām zināšanām, padomiem un ir kas viņu uzklausa un gūst zināšanas. Veco cilvēku tas stiprina, ka viņš ir kādam vajadzīgs. Kopā pulcēšanās patīkamā gaisotnē, smieklos pavadīts laiks ir abpusēji radoša pieeja. "Mākslinieks var miljoniem parādīt to, kas notiek viena cilvēka dvēselē un vienam cilvēkam  atklāt to, kas notiek miljonu dvēselēs."