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Student Conference Honoring Alexandros Papadiamantis in Istanbul

The life and work of the great novelist, Alexandros Papadiamantis, will be studied and honored by students, academic professors, clergymen and journalists, during the student conference “100+1 years Alexandros Papadiamantis”, that will take place in Zografio High School in Istanbul, from the 15th to the 18th of March.

The conference will be held by Zografio High School and Mandoulides Schools, under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

During the conference, speeches and discussions, theatrical plays, videos, visual and musical compositions concerning Papadiamantis’s relationship with theology, Greek cultural tradition, language, children, national identity and so forth are going to be presented to the participants.

Furthermore, passages of Papadiamantis novels are going to be publicly read in many churches of the city. The readings are going to held by our Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomeow, the actors Aggelos Antonopoulos and Nena Menti, the authors Ziranna Zateli, Thomas Korovinis, Kostas Akrivos and several students.

In the teaching rooms of Zografio, there is also going to be an artistic gallery with paintings by the students relevant to the “100+1 years Alexandros Papadiamantis”.

More than 150 students from 12 schools, public and private ones, from all across Greece as well as three Greek schools of Istanbul are going to participate in the conference, which will also be shot and shown online, through the website

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