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  • 1. The Art of tolerance
  • 2. Let’s get know about BUDDY BEARS • Buddy Bears are a series of painted, life-size fibreglass bear sculptures originally developed in Berlin. • The first Buddy Bear was created by the German businesspeople Klaus and Eva Herlitz, in cooperation with the sculptor Roman Strobl in 2001.Germany.
  • 3. What does buddy mean?
  • 4. WHAT ARE BUDDY BEARS? • The Buddy Bears are an urban event that bring new life into many city centres. • They show a message of peace, international understanding and tolerance among the nations, cultures and religions of this world.
  • 5. INFORMATION ABOUT BUDDY BEARS • The United Buddy Bears are an international art exhibition. • Under the logo: “We have to get to know each other better, it makes us understand one another better, trust each other more, and live together more peacefully”. • More than 140 countries of the United Nations are represented.
  • 6. What do Buddy Bears promote? • Tolerance. • International understanding. • The concept of different nations and cultures living in peace and harmony. The bears stand hand in hand in a peaceful circle (The Art of Tolerance).
  • 7. FOR A PEACEFUL WORLD • One important prerequisite for this international project is to choose artists from the individual countries to reflect the diversity of the cultures of one world. • The buddy bears teach us about the culture, the history, the people and the landscape of the individual countries. • The poorest and the richest countries are equal in this project. • The first exhibition was between June and November 2002 in a circle around the Brandenburg Gate. Around 1.5 million people visited it.
  • 8. Buddy bears teach us: the culture, the people, the history of the countries...
  • 9. The poorest and the richest countries are equal in this project
  • 10. WORLDTOUR • The 6th of November 2002, the bears were moved to new locations around the world. Included the countries that participated in the project. • Some Buddy bears were sold. The money was used to help children in need.
  • 11. Let’s watch an exhibition .
  • 12. Let’s investigate Get information about buddy bears in the following websites: • http://www.buddy- • ed_Buddy_Bears • =imagenes&client=firefox- a&hs=qWJ&rls=org.mozilla:ca:offi cial&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa= X&ei=8SNrU5LcPOeN7Aal5oHoD Q&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAQ&biw=100 7&bih=613#q=buddy+bears&rls= org.mozilla:ca:official&tbm=isch • watch?v=AeXpADRdoqE
  • 15. Choose one of the countries. •
  • 16. Let’s get know about the country that you have chosen • 1.- Go to google. • 2.- Search information about the country that you are going to work. • 3.- Investigate :  The flag.  The currency.  The landscape.  Important buildings.  Music and instruments.  The typical food. How to save your information: • Go to wikispaces. • Copy and save all the information in your laptop. • Upload the photos and videos to the wiki.
  • 17. SPAIN : Landscape, food, building, currency, flag, music instrument
  • 18. SPANISH BUDDY BEAR buddy-bears/united-buddy-bears- show/united-buddy-bears- show.html?tx_bbshow_pi1[baer]=102&t x_bbshow_pi1[show]=15&cHash=aa7e99 6d1a
  • 19. WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BUDDY BEARS 1.- What are Buddy Bears? A) photograph exhibition. B) B) Fibreglass sculptures. C) C) Teddy Bears. 2.- Who created the first Buddy Bear? A) Einstain & Klauss. B) B) Leonardo Da Vinci. C) Klaus and Eva Hertliz. 3.- What does Buddy mean? 4.- How many countries participated in the Buddy bears exhibition? 5.- What do Buddy Bears promote? A) Money and happiness. B) B)Protect and respect the enviroment. C) Tolerance, International understanding and “peace” among the nations. 6.- When was the first exhibition?In which city? 7.- Some of the Buddy Bears were sold. What did they do with the money?
  • 20. Design your own Buddy Bear Now with all the information that you have searched you are ready to design your Buddy Bear. 1st. Draw a draft. 2nd. Colour it with felt tips.
  • 21. Let’s make a BIG Buddy Bear • Ask to you teacher for the big template. • Use constraction paper. • Copy the design that you created on your draft. • And use all the art and crafts materials that you like for decorate your Buddy Bear.