This is the seventh year that Dancing to Connect will reach ten secondary schools. The Dancing to Connect festival is the brainchild of the Battery Dance Company from New York, whose conviction is that at times all it takes for people to really communicate, wipe out prejudice and bullying and realise the adolescents’ potential may be no more than a choreography.
Thessaloniki: March 2-5
Athens: March 6-21
Athens – The U.S. Embassy Athens, in collaboration with the Exile Room, again welcomes to Greece the American Film Showcase, a multifaceted exploration of American documentary and a unique partnership with the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. The program features award-winning films from the past two years, along with workshops and special presentations both for filmmakers and industry professionals as well as students and youth audiences. This year, the focus of the Showcase is on gender equality and increasing the number of women in the film industry.
If you are a student between 16-18 years old and you are living in Alexandroupoli or in the wider region, you can apply for a scholarship to the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute http://bftf.org/ in the U.S., June / July, 2019.
For more information and requests to participate, contact the U.S. Embassy in Athens at Athensamemb@state.gov
Eighteen-year-olds Xenophon Koukoutas and Giannis Svoros accepted the inaugural John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service last Saturday on behalf of the residents of the entire island of Lesvos, for their “heroic support of refugees fleeing mayhem throughout the Middle East and Africa.”
The award-winning Hellenic Tourism Organization (EOT) video “Greece: 365 – Day Destination,” won Best Tourism Film in the World for 2018, beating 28 other nominated travel films.
We are thrilled to announce that our Xánthi TechLab has been nominated for a StartUpper award 2018 on the field of Structures/initiatives - Public institutions- Universities.
The company recently obtained its U.S. patent for their copper antimicrobial thermometer, a development that allows it to proceed into the next step which is to obtain FDA approval for this unique medical device, allowing it to launch into the U.S. health market.