EUROPEAN YEAR OF CITIZENS - Event at Phaneromeni, Saturday 18 May
16.05.2013 This Saturday, May 18, at Phaneromeni square, young people will be at the heart of the event which will take place from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and which completes this year's celebrations for Europe Day.
Students from High Schools in Nicosia will have the opportunity to talk directly with Cypriot MEPs and convey their concerns and visions for the future of Europe.
Children from primary schools in Kaimakli will narrate stories, the School for the Deaf will present a musical performance, students from the American Academy of Nicosia will give a musical and dance performance, and children from the Grammar School and the Bulgarian Cultural Institute will dance.
In Phaneromeni square there will be many pavilions of various EU Member States Embassies as well as of voluntary organisations. There will also be a DJ and live music – and many activities and surprises especially for the little ones!
The event, under the title "European Year of Citizens – It's about You!" this Saturday in Phaneromeni is organised by the European Commission Representation in Cyprus, the European Parliament Information Office, the Press and Information Office and the Municipality of Nicosia.
During the event, information material regarding Croatia's imminent accession into the EU will also be distributed.
10.00 – 16.00 EU Embassies and Volunteering Organisations Bazaar, Students debate with Cypriot Members of the European Parliament, storytelling, kid's activities, live entertainment and many more surprises
11.00 – 11.15 Official opening by the Mayor of Nicosia, the Head of the European Parliament Office in Cyprus and the Head of the European Commission Representation in Cyprus
11.15 – 12.30 Students debate with Cypriot MEPs - Lyceum of Kykkos B', Acropoleos,Ethnomartira Kyprianou Strovolou, Idaliou, Palouriotissa, School for the Deaf, English School, Grammar School, American Academy Nicosia, French School. Moderator: Kyriakos Pierides
13:00 – 13.30 Story-telling by the Kaimakli School A' KA and B' KB
13:30 – 13:45 Musical performance by the School of the Deaf
13:45 – 14:15 Musical & dance performance by the American Academy Nicosia
14:15 – 14:30 Dance performance by the Grammar School
14:30 - 15:00 Dance performance by the Bulgarian cultural institute