European day: Athens in May

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European day: Athens in May

  1. 1. May in AthensMay in Athens1212ththPrimary SchoolPrimary SchoolZografouZografou55thth– 6– 6ththGradeGrade
  2. 2. May in AthensMay in Athens 55ththGrade PresentationGrade Presentation
  3. 3. In May we have manyIn May we have manyflowers …flowers …
  4. 4. In balconies … in theIn balconies … in thecountry side … incountry side … ingardensgardens
  5. 5. FlowersFlowers
  6. 6. May DayMay Day On May Day weOn May Day wecelebrate thecelebrate theSpring Flowers, soSpring Flowers, sowe go to thewe go to thecountry side, wecountry side, wepick flowers and wepick flowers and wemake a Maymake a MayCrown. Then weCrown. Then weput it on the doorput it on the doorfor good luck!for good luck!
  7. 7. FruitsFruits In Greece weIn Greece wehave the firsthave the firstfruits in May. Wefruits in May. Wehave cherries,have cherries,apricots andapricots andstrawberries.strawberries.The weather isThe weather isgetting hot and itgetting hot and itis 27is 27oo– 30– 30ooCC
  8. 8. River of fruits …River of fruits …
  9. 9. Mother’s DayMother’s Day Μάνα! Μητέρα!Μάνα! Μητέρα! Μαμά!Μαμά! On second Sunday of May we celebrateOn second Sunday of May we celebratethe Mother’s Daythe Mother’s Day We offer flowers, cards and smallWe offer flowers, cards and smallpresents to our mumspresents to our mums
  10. 10. Mother’s DayMother’s Day
  11. 11. EasterEaster At Easter we dye eggs redAt Easter we dye eggs red We usually leave Athens and we go toWe usually leave Athens and we go toour villages to celebrate Easter in theour villages to celebrate Easter in thetraditional way.traditional way.
  12. 12. EasterEaster
  13. 13. May in AthensMay in Athens 66ththGrade PresentationGrade Presentation
  14. 14. Aspect of the Polytechnic School Campus, located in the Municipality ofAspect of the Polytechnic School Campus, located in the Municipality ofZografou. It’s a complex of polytechnic university school departmentsZografou. It’s a complex of polytechnic university school departmentsand houses where the students reside.and houses where the students reside.
  15. 15. Our neighbourOur neighbourFully blossomed surroundings of the Polytechnic SchoolFully blossomed surroundings of the Polytechnic SchoolCampus in springtimeCampus in springtime..
  16. 16. Aspect of the Ymittos Mountain as seen from the south westAspect of the Ymittos Mountain as seen from the south westpart of our areapart of our area
  17. 17. Panoramic view of Athens. Photo taken inside the PolytechnicPanoramic view of Athens. Photo taken inside the PolytechnicSchool Campus.School Campus.
  18. 18. Nature celebrates the arrival of SpringNature celebrates the arrival of SpringPhotograph of white-flowered oleander in the CampusPhotograph of white-flowered oleander in the Campusof the Polytechnic Schoolof the Polytechnic School
  19. 19. Sights at SpringtimeSights at SpringtimeDominating the Athenian Acropolis, the classical temple ofDominating the Athenian Acropolis, the classical temple ofThe Parthenon built during the 5The Parthenon built during the 5ththcentury BC remains almostcentury BC remains almostuntouched by time. The temple was dedicated to the patronuntouched by time. The temple was dedicated to the patrongod of Ancient Athens, the goddess of wisdom, Athena. Lit atgod of Ancient Athens, the goddess of wisdom, Athena. Lit atnight, it is visible almost throughout the city.night, it is visible almost throughout the city.
  20. 20. The entrance of The National Archaeological Museum of Athens,The entrance of The National Archaeological Museum of Athens,located in the centre of the city, next to the Polytechnic School oflocated in the centre of the city, next to the Polytechnic School ofAthens. It’s one of the most important museums worldwideAthens. It’s one of the most important museums worldwideconcerning exhibits of ancient art items.concerning exhibits of ancient art items.
  21. 21. The Panathenaic Stadium of Athens, situated on the site of the ancientThe Panathenaic Stadium of Athens, situated on the site of the ancientstadium near the city centre, one of the most important cultural sites ofstadium near the city centre, one of the most important cultural sites ofGreece. It hosted the first Modern Olympic Games in 1896. The Marathon raceGreece. It hosted the first Modern Olympic Games in 1896. The Marathon raceand the Archery Competition of the 2004 Olympic Games took place in thisand the Archery Competition of the 2004 Olympic Games took place in thisstadium that marked the revival of the ancient Olympic Games in modernstadium that marked the revival of the ancient Olympic Games in modern
  22. 22. The Herod Atticus Theatre, commonly Known asThe Herod Atticus Theatre, commonly Known as“Herodium”, a conservatory of the roman period, located“Herodium”, a conservatory of the roman period, locatedon the south-west hillside of The Acropolis of Athens.on the south-west hillside of The Acropolis of Athens.
  23. 23. The National Glyptotheque, established in 2004, housing aThe National Glyptotheque, established in 2004, housing apermanent collection of sculptures made by 19permanent collection of sculptures made by 19ththand 20and 20ththcentury artists as well as temporary artists’ sculptures. It’scentury artists as well as temporary artists’ sculptures. It’slocated in Goudi, an area close to ours.located in Goudi, an area close to ours.

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