The SES days will look like this:
- From 9am until 1pm: Intense Esperanto (or literature) course with tea and coffee breaks
- Afternoon program: talks, workshops, excursions, conversation rounds, bookshop, cinema...
- Evening program: concerts, plays, international culinary festival, international program
- Night program: gufujo, bar, disco, karaoke
Full-day excursion will take place on Wednesday: No courses nor afternoon program will take place on this day.
Kaŝi (real name: Carsten Schnathorst) is a German musician and Esperantist. He comes from Osnabrück and lives in Hamburg. There, he plays in the band The living Music Box. Carsten sings and plays the piano. His repertoire includes songs of his own as well as well-known songs from all over the world.
During SES, he will delight the hearts of all listeners with his mix of Esperanto songs of his own, popular international music, and other well-known Esperanto songs which he sings with his remarkable voice.
Two-bard concert: A bard without a beard and a bard with a beard
Mikhail (Moissey) Bronstein (1949), a writer, translator, song writer, was born in Ukraine, but now lives in Russia, close to Saint Petersburg. During his early years he occupied crucial posts in the Soviet Esperanto Youth Movement. Since 1992 He has written and published 43 books, among others, four originals novels, seven original poem works etc. and several CDs. The host of the prize Antoni Grabowski (2004) and OSIEK prize (2012). During the last 25 years he has pulled off more than 70 tours in European countries as well as those of other continents, has given talks, held concerts in the scope of several UKs (Universal Congresses) and many other Esperanto meetings.
During this year's SES, he will present his works and himself in several ways. He will not only appear in the two-bard concert, but will also give a talk on interesting topics and will teach the literature course.
Georgo Handzlik, a bard without a beard, well-known Esperanto teacher, poet, singer, author of songs, aphorisms, dramas has toured and had concerts in 26 countries. During SES he will present himself with Mikhail Bronstein in the Two-bard concert and his own mono drama Ludoviko-Lazaro, prepared for Bialystok UK, which he himself played out 27 times in 15 countries, most likely a record in the history of Esperanto.
Dance nights and international music from various musicians await you during the whole week. You'll have a chance to spend the remaining of your energy (if you have any left after the day!) in the dance hall, right next to the bar. Those wanting to dance and have fun, please definitely come and make the SES night life more joyful.
Every evening, films will be shown, either with Esperanto subtitles or dubbed into Esperanto. There will be various kinds of films awaiting you - fairy tales, documentaries, comedies, science fiction. You will find a detailed program of the films shown in the cinema in the SES program booklet.
International culinary festival
Are you interested in the cultures of the world? You will have a chance get toknow the flavours of other countries. During the international culinary festival, you will be able to taste specialties from various countries. For a successful festival, every participant is asked bring something from their country (snacks, candies, cakes, biscuits, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, etc.).
Famous or unusual things (or both) that you cannot find abroad would be ideal. Every country will have a table to present its delicacies and the room will turn into a market abundant in flavours.
Can you sing, dance, juggle or perhaps possess a different talent you'd like to present to others? Would you like to present a song or a poem from your country? Do not hesitate and take part in the international evening! During which we will be able to enjoy the flamboyancy of cultures and talents of the participants of SES.
During the entire SES, there will be, once again, a book stall with a wide range of offers. In it, you will have the unique ability to purchase a variety of Esperanto goods: books, CDs, DVDs, T-shirts, buttons, and stickers, all at very reasonable prices. Take advantage of this opportunity to enrich your Esperanto collection and visit the book stall!
- About E@I;
- about Slovakia;
- about Esperanto culture and movement;
- and others (your contribution would be very welcome!).
Mini-courses and workshops
- Slovak language;
- other languages (your contribution would be very welcome!);
- workshops, dance courses, sport program... depending on the proposals of the participants: Do not hesitate to take part!
Note 1: There is no special program for children. Parents who want to come with their small children and who want a separate program for them, please contact the organizers about possibilities for hiring a babysitter.
Note 2: The above-mentioned program is provisional. A more detailed SES program will be sent to registered participants before the event.