The photo report of the course of the Second Educational game "Traces of the Warsaw Uprising" - 2018
On October 26, 2018 r. on the area of the 26th School Complex in the 3 Urbanistów street in Warsaw young people could take part in the educational game entitled On October 26, 2018 r. on the area of the 26th School Complex in the 3 Urbanistów street in Warsaw young people could take part in the educational game entitled "Traces of the Warsaw Uprising", strictly speaking its second edition. The organizers of the Competition based on the "Patriotic Communications game" were: the 1944 Warsaw Uprising Remembrance Association and the 26th School Complex with the teachers: Mrs. Halina Grabowska and Mr. Rafał Tuziński.. The organizers of the Competition based on the "Patriotic Communications game" were: the 1944 Warsaw Uprising Remembrance Association and the 26th School Complex with the teachers: Mrs. Halina Grabowska and Mr. Rafał Tuziński.
the organizer of the game: Mrs. Halina Grabowska and Mr. Marek Augustyniak
This event that gathered students from the schools of Ochota and Wola can be called a field game by the route of places connected with the Warsaw Uprising. It was one of 127 events within the Second Warsaw Educational Week that lasted from October 20 till October 28, 2018. Forty nine Warsaw education organizations made Warsaw people, particularly children and adolescents, participate in academic workshops lectures, film and theatre shows, education games, tours and exhibitions.
On the area of the 26th School Complex ten points with pieces of information about the Warsaw Uprising had been placed. They all informed of places that are situated in various districts of the left-bank Warsaw.
The raid-game gathered 17 teams, 5 members each.
the raid-game participants
First, the route had to be drawn by each team. Next, white and red armbands were to be made and signed with a name of one of insurgent units.
Each team's aim was to reach the ten designated points on the map and cope with certain tasks.
The teams would share their knowledge of insurgent fights.
one has to know the question, discuss the answer and finally present it
The teams also performer tasks like throwing a grenade to a given point,
making a bandage,
painting the anchor in quite extreme condition
or completing texts of insurgent songs.
listening to a song is nice whereas completing its text can be tough...
Participants were to give answers on special sheets of paper that had been put in particular places. Teams with most points would win.
After the raid-game everybody met the witnesses of the history: Mrs. Jadwiga Leszczyńska and Mrs. Janina Tymkiewicz. The former lady was born in the year 1923, she survived the Uprising in the City Centre, afterwards she was a prisoner of the labour camp in Geringswelde. Mrs. Janina Tymkiewicz (born in 1930) survived the Uprising in Powi¶le and then were taken to the camp Dulag 121 in Pruszków. The meeting's title was "Participation of women in the Warsaw Uprising".
written by:Maciej Białecki
compiled by: Maciej Janaszek-Seydlitz
pictures taken by: Patryk Warzocha, student of class II of the Technical High School
translation: Monika Ałasa
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