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Marlena Porat

in Aarhus

Er der liv på plejehjemmene?

PRESENTED ON JUN 21, 2018
IN AARHUS @ VOL 37

Marlena Porat has the strange and rare title of "Flyvende oplevelsesmedarbejder" (Literal translation: "Flying experience-worker"). She works together with a small group of people with similar job titles, who visit retirement homes all over the country and create events and activities for the elderly.

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Hobby Lobby

BY MARTIN MATHES
@ VOL 11 ON MAR 07, 2015

Martin Mathes is lobbying you to find your hobby, whatever it might be. After retirement, he tried a of hobbies and settled on stained glass. Our venue was perfect for his presentation as it featured some of his stained glass in the windows.

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Greyhounds as pets retired not rescued

BY TAMMARA OLDS
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 17, 2015

In this personal story about greyhound rehoming after retirement you learn a lot about the breed and more about those who take the time to find a happy ending for these dogs' lives. 

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Happy Squares

BY ALEX SCHMIDT
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

“So we found out that just dealing with the topic of happiness and thinking about what makes us happy actually made us happy. ”

In Happy Squares from PechaKucha Night Goettingen’s 2nd volume, presenter Alexander Schmidt speaks on a topic that is sure to bring a smile to your face. During a project about happiness, Alexander discovered that it takes few to make people happy: Think about happy things and you become happy! Happy Squares are an attempt to actively make people think about their happiness, whilst transforming a public space into an artwork for an afternoon. Check it out, we encourage you to try it in your own town!

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016. 

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How to survive getting older?

BY LUDO HELLEMANS
@ VOL 29 ON FEB 29, 2016

How to survive getting older? That is the question asked by Ludo Hellemans. We are facing an ageing society, especially here in Limburg. The demographic change poses new challenges for the entire society. It is not only a challenge for the elderly but also for younger citizens.

Ludo has a solution for this challenge, a new form of community housing for citizens over 50, located right in the middle of the city holding two core characteristics: mutual support to ensure autonomy of the residents and sustained interaction with the neighbourhood.

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Mitt liv som sofagris

BY FRED ARTHUR ASDAL
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 31, 2016

Fred Arthur Asdal er til daglig leder i Jilt. I kveld skal han snakke om sitt liv som sofagris.En slappsk bekjenner sine synder i all oentlighet og innrømmer at kampen mot smågodtet er en evig forbannelse som må bekjempes med kraftig skyts, som Ironman og Norseman.

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snakker om hvordan HAN opplever å bli gammel (85 år)

BY ANDREAS RAAUM
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 31, 2016

Andreas Raaum er en svært aktiv 85 åring. I kveld ønsker han å kaste litt lys over sine betraktninger om hvordan HAN opplever å bli gammel. Vår fortid bidrar til å kaste lys over våre liv som eldre. Noen av bildene og fortellingen er fra "fortiden", men det er i all vesentlighet en sak om hvordan han har det i dag.

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Jeg gik på motorvejen

BY BENJAMIN NØRSKOV
@ VOL 30 ON OCT 12, 2016

Photographer Benjamin Nørskov talks about the ethics of being a passive photojournalist in the middle of the environment he's observing. Along the way, he also discusses why it's important to have people present to document events, in order to challenge the narratives of the authorities.

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The Happy People of Asheville and Sustainable Joy

BY HAMISH ZIEGLER
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

Hamish Ziegler describes his spiritual journey towards happiness after moving to Asheville, shoutouts the happy people living in town, and how they are discovering sustainable joy in their daily lives.

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Stir Up Some Joy!

BY JEANETTE HARRIS
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 12, 2018

Joy is often overlooked in our often tedious and stress-filled lives. Join Jeanette Harris in "Stirring up some joy" using commonplace, everyday items that are readily available.