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Teenage refugees get inspired by the greek poet Souris

The unaccompanied children, aged 16-18, who live in METAdrasi’s apartments of Supported Independent Living*, discussed and improvised, inspired by the poem “Ligo Melani” (A bit of ink) by Souris.

Vasso, a member of our team and a drama therapist, presented the poem to the children and the discussion that followed covered issues such as affection, love, existential concerns, as well as the way each one expresses them.

Then, the children expressed themselves in their own way, writing poems of their favorite poets, like the Iranian Hafiz Shirazi, painting and writing their own poems:
“Sometimes I wish I were a little kid again.
Skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart”.

Let’s all support the unaccompanied children! Get your tickets for the special fundraising performance on Monday, 18th of February, at Pallas theatre.

You will have the chance to get aquainted with Souris’ satirical poetry, through the music of Paschalis Tonios and the artists Myrto Alikaki, Grigoris Valtinos, Mary Vidali, Kostas Voutsas, Giannis Zouganelis, Nikoletta Karra, Ilias Logothetis, Antonis Loudaros, Betty Maggira, Michalis Marinos, Dimitra Matsouka, Ieroklis Michailidis, Alexandros Bourdoumis, Panagiotis Petrakis, Marianna Polychronidi, Gerasimos Skiadaresis, Nikitas Tsakiroglou, Petros Filipidis, Pavlos Haikalis, Antigoni Psihrami and Nivo Nikos Vourliotis, accompanied by an orchestra and two choirs, with Dimitris Makalias as host.

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*METAdrasi’s apartments of Supported Independent Living for Unaccompanied Minors are supported and funded by UNICEF.

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