The Embassy of Greece in London invites pupils to participate in the International Greek Language Day Poetry Competition.
February 9 is officially declared International Greek Language Day to honor, recognize and celebrate the Greek language around the world for its contribution to shaping Western civilization throughout the centuries.
Pupils are invited to submit their poetry where they must use as many Greek words of Greek origin as possible (i.e. Philanthropy, Cynicism, Democracy, Europe, Marathon, Melancholy, Music, Narcissism, Panic, Phobia, Sarcasm, Schizophrenia, Telephone, Angel, Astronomy, Athlete, Philosophy, Bibliography, Graphic, Symbol, Logic, Autonomous, Ceramic, Idol, etc).
Poems must be no more than 15 lines.
The winners will be awarded during the International Greek Language Day event at the Embassy of Greece!
Submissions via email: email@example.com with the title: Submission for International Greek Language Day Poetry Competition
Embassy of Greece in London
Public Diplomacy Office
1a Holland Park, London
(Please mention on the envelope: Submission for International Greek Language Day Poetry Competition)
Please include the name of the student, the school, and contact details
Deadline: 31 January 2023
Please feel free to contact us for any further details.