2008-2009 Famous Greeks and Americans

Mar 7, 2009

The final stage of the 2008-2009 Famous Greeks and Americans Essay Contest was held on Saturday, March 7, at the Hellenic American Union for the finalists and their relatives and teachers.

2008-2009 Τελικοί Υποψήφιοι

The finalist candidates for the 2008-2009 Essay Contest, their relatives and teachers were welcomed at the Hellenic American Union.

The ten finalists then took part in the final stage of the contest writing an essay on the following topic, prompt and task:

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There are certain characteristics that make up a hero/heroine. Some of those characteristics may be great courage, cleverness, special achievement in a particular field, life commitment to the people and even sacrifice of his/her own life for the people. In your opinion what characteristics should a hero possess? Give reasons and examples.

When the final stage was over the candidates and the other guests were given a tour of the exhibition by one of the most important artists of the 20th century Joseph Beuys at the Hellenic American Union galleries. Participants were also given a tour of the Hellenic American Union Library.

The day ended with lunch at the Hellenic American Union, a brief farewell speech by the organizers and the participants’ departure.


Start Date 07/03/2009
End Date 07/03/2009
Type Workshop
Languages: EN
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Last Update At: 2011/09/08 - 18:24:49

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