On the first day of our short-term exchange of pupils the Greek Erasmus team (both the students and the pedagogical team) gave -despite the cold day- a warm welcome to the Basque students and their teachers.
|Mr. Konstantinou receiving his T-shirt|
At the beginning of the event the Basque students together with their Greek hosts danced three of the dances practiced and learnt during the first year of the project. They danced with live music the Basque dance Zazpi jauzi, and then the Greek dances Hasapiko and Omal.
|Students of the school played traditional Pontian music|
After the dances we needed to catch our breath, so we sat down and enjoyed a virtual tour around the area. We watched videos presenting first our school, then our town, Katerini, our mountain Olympus, the region of Pieria, the nearby city of Thessaloniki and finally the sights and attractions of Central Macedonia. Most of these locations will be visited during the stay of the Basques in Katerini. Two students, a Basque together with a Greek one, read a very moving text about the development of the project written in Greek.
|The very interesting videos we saw|
|Eleni and Isaro reading in Greek|
We ended the first day of our week with some drawing. We all drew in a very big poster our thoughts, feelings about the project and many more.
|The Erasmus collaborative drawing|
|Our poster is almost finished|
|There is only one more stop left in this journey|