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The annual Art Athina Fair will be virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic and will open its web portals on October 15 via https://aavirtual.gr/

Art Athina is one of the oldest art fairs in Europe and this year will be different. Art lovers will have the opportunity to “browse” for free from their computer, tablet, or smartphone in more than 55 galleries from Greece and abroad and get to know the artists and their works without any time limit, as Art Athina Virtual will be accessible on a 24-hour basis – with different lighting in the morning and evening – seven days a week until the end of October.

Melina Taprantzi, founder of the non-profit organization Wise Greece, was honored this year with the SDGs and Her award, as one of the 7 women worldwide, whose activity significantly contributes to the achievement of the Global Sustainability Agenda 2030! The highly prestigious prize is awarded by the World Bank and the United Nations and specifically UN Women and UNDP initiatives.

New York based artist Natalis Ruby announced her collaboration with Greek internationally renowed and award winning Spanomarkou sisters via social media, and invites her Greek fans to comment on their new song titled "Preocupado".

Applications for the FLEX Program are open for another month, until October 15 !
For secondary education students with a date of birth July 15, 2003 to July 15, 2006 who want to live and go to school in the US for one year, with a full scholarship!

What does the history of American women’s voting look like to children from all 50 U.S. states?

To celebrate the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — which gave many women the right to vote — the White House created an art contest for anyone under the age of 18 to submit a visual representation of individuals, symbols or events related to the women’s suffrage movement.

Starting in the 19th century, the women’s suffrage movement fought for the right to vote in both local and national elections. The first victory was the ratification of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 1920, which granted white women the right to vote, partially realizing our founding ideals 100 years ago, and fully realizing them in 1965 with all women, regardless of race, being able to vote.

 

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More stories at https://mosaiko.gr/makingithappen/

As we look forward, albeit with trepidation in 2020, to the opening of another academic year, it is of great interest to note that the very first wooden schoolhouse in the United States which is still standing was operated by Greek immigrants.

Built in the very historic city of St. Augustine, Florida, which was originally settled by Spanish colonists in the 1500s, the wooden clapboard schoolhouse amazingly still stands today, despite the ravages of time and the annual onslaught of powerful hurricanes.

The Fulbright Foundation in Greece offers an extensive scholarship program for Greek citizens who wish to study, lecture, conduct research or pursue professional development at an institution in the United States.

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