Theme park dedicated to 1821 Greek War of Independence opens in Serres

Serres theme park

With a simple ceremony, and taking all measures against the spread of COVID-19, a theme park dedicated to the 1821 Revolution opened its gates in Sidirokastro, Serres.

4 15The park extends to a green olive grove, next to the church of Agia Paraskevi, where with stands and three-dimensional representations, moments and protagonists of the National Uprising are projected.

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"Our goal is to reflect on the importance and significance of the Greek Revolution and the people, who, imbued with the ideals of patriotism and self-denial, gave us the precious good of freedom," said Father Pavlos Papadopoulos, priest of Agia Paraskevi.

8 2Father Papadopoulos, in collaboration with the Holy Diocese of Sidirokastro, was the brain behind this event.

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As part of the events, a competition was held - a painting exhibition, with the theme of "1821," in which more than 150 students of the city's primary schools participated.

At the same time, a board game competition was held on the theme of the "Revolution of 1821", from the popular series by the Desylla Company SA, which also sponsored the event.

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