The project title is: “Rooting for Europe”. It involves five countries: Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal, and Slovenia.
The aim of the project is to discover traditions from each country, including history, food, games, crafts, holidays and legends and to reach to its roots. It is a cooperation project between primary and lower secondary schools and is done within the Erasmus+ Programme.
The target group is students aged 12-15. The project involves everyday school activities, workshops, trips as well as mobilities.
Customs-Festivities in Greece
Martis… #March protects children’s faces from the first sun of spring in order not to be burned
What the weath in May symbolizes… #It is believed that in May a new life begins for man and nature
The Boules Carnival tradition… #The carnival season of Naoussa is something really quite extraordinary
Botides” in Corfu… #This custom means the end of winter lethargy and the renaissance of nature
Haska…. #This custom signifies the beginning of fasting since the mouth is closed with the “Carnival” egg and opens again with Easter
Kartsiounos…. #The propose of this custom is to warm the new born Christ
Decorated boat #The boat was decorated because Greek people had always strong bonds with the sea
What does the flying a kite signify? #People’s need for spiritual and mental exaltation to the heavens and their desire to come closer to God
Holy Friday _ Epitaphy #Following the Epitaphy
Red Easter eggs #Eggs are a symbol of fertility and the begging of new life
On the urn you saw in the museum of Vergina, there is a star that has 16 rays.The “star of Vergina” is: a. the symbol of a sports team b. the emblem of the Ancient Macedonians c. a flag symbol
Alexander the Great (356 BC - 323 BC), even though he was 1.46 meters tall, conquered the whole known word of his time. The right picture above shows the place he has taken his educaUon. Who was his teacher? a. Sokrates b. Aristoteles c. Platon