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Blue Star Ferries Supports 8th Cultural Program For Remote Greek Islands

Blue Star FerriesFor the eighth year in a row, Blue Star Ferries will sponsor the largest educational/cultural program “Agoni Grammi Gonimi,” an initiative that takes place on remote islands of the Aegean.

AGONH KTX BLUE STAR 59.4X84.1The program aims to provide equal accessibility to education and culture for all citizens, regardless of their place of residence and offers the opportunity for students to participate in a series of educational workshops and cultural activities.

This year’s program will visit the islands of Halki, Irakleia, Schinoussa, Thirasia, Arkioi, Patmos, Leipsoi, Kastelorizo, Karpathos and Gavdos.

Students of these islands will be offered the opportunity to participate in interactive events that include mosaic art, hip-hop, Kung-Fu, piano and guitar lessons, flamenco seminars, pilates classes and robotics workshops (in collaboration with the National Technical University of Athens).

Antiparos 2012 - Workshop by the Athens State Orchestra. Photo:

Antiparos 2012 – Workshop by the Athens State Orchestra. Photo:

In addition, a mini planetarium will be included in this year’s activities and provide children with information on the world of astronomy in an entertaining way.

The “Agoni Grammi Gonimi” first launched in 2007 and until today has held over 90 events on 27 Greek islands.

The initiative has been launched by non-profit company AGONI GRAMMI GONIMI and is held under the auspices of the Greek Education Ministry and the European Commission, in cooperation with local authorities.

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