Friday, 17 November 2017

Polytechneio ...

Today is Polytechneio day in Greece ...

Students, both young and not so young across Greece, will remember the Students uprising, and actions of the military junta in 1973.



Do read the link to 'A Gael in Greece' here it explained a lot more to me ...

On this day, the children in schools in Skiathos, take red carnations to school. The younger children draw or paint them, and take them home to their parents.

This is in memory of Nikos Beloyannis, A Greek resistance leader, sentenced to death for crimes against the state ...

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