Greek children from Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh learn language, dancing and mythology (PHOTOS)

Armenia

On July 9-12, the Union of Greek communities of Armenia held the long-awaited summer camp for Greek children born and living in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.

About twenty children from Tavush, Shirak, Lori, Kotayk, Yerevan and a single girl from Nagorno-Karabakh were hosted by the Gugarats Diocese at the Tsitsernak camp.

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The camp had a busier curriculum compared to previous years and the children learned not only the Greek alphabet, but also how to write their names, greetings and daily conversation.

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They also learned Greek dances, the Greek national anthem and other songs.

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The Knowledge Camp Program taught ancient Greece history and mythology, utilising videos, games and puzzles.

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This year’s camp had painting books related to ancient Greek mythology.

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With this methodology, children learnt about the ancient Greek gods.

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On the last day of the camp, a Camp Newsletter was established to keep the children living in different cities and towns of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh in contact with each other.

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See all the photos here.

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