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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.

PROGRAMME

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

Additional information

European Commission in Cyprus

Contact

Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus

Address

EU House

30 Byron Avenue

1096 Nicosia

Phone

work Tel.:
+357 22 81 77 70

Fax

fax Fax:
+357 22 76 89 26

E-Mail


Europe Direct Larnaca

Address

Filiou Tsigaridi

6300 Larnaca

P.O. Box 40045

Phone

work Tel.:
+357 24 62 09 93

Fax

fax Fax:
+357 24 62 09 93

E-Mail


Europe Direct Limassol

Address

173-179 Chr. Hadjipavlou Ave.

3036 Limassol

Phone

work Tel.:
+357 25 00 20 44 and +357 25 00 20 27

Fax

fax Fax:
+357 25 00 27 63

E-Mail


Europe Direct Paphos

Address

Palia Ilektriki

Vladimirou Iracleous 8

8010 Paphos

Phone

work Tel.:
+357 26 93 55 00

Fax

fax Fax:
+357 26 91 10 32

E-Mail


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