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1821-2021: Bicentennial of the Greek Revolution Posted by on Mar 25, 2021

Γεια σας! Today it is bog day for Greece! We celebrate the Annunciation of Mary (Ευαγγελισμός της Θεοτόκου) but also the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution (200 χρόνια από την Ελληνική Επανάσταση) against the Ottomans, which started in 1821. The pandemic did not allow people to participate in the celebrations. However, many foreign politicians honored…

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Clean Monday in lockdown: Listening comprehension Posted by on Mar 15, 2021

Γεια σας! Σήμερα είναι Καθαρά Δευτέρα (Clean Monday) .We celebrate the beginning of the Lent and traditionally we spend the day with our family, we fast and children fly a kite (χαρταετός). This year, the lockdown restrictions prevented us from celebrating. However, some people managed to go to the park with their families. In this…

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Hear the voice of Greek women Posted by on Mar 8, 2021

Γεια σας! Ευχές για την Ημέρα της Γυναίκας! Happy Women’s Day! This year, the anniversary of International Woman’s Day (Παγκόσμια Ημέρα της Γυναίκας) has followed the “birth” of the #metoo movement in Greece. Greece is a conservative country where the concepts of patriarchy (πατριαρχία), and inequality (ανισότητα) grow without limitations. The lockdown restrictions have worsen…

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