Online two-day event to Celebrate World Greek Language Day
Under the auspices of the General Secretariat of Public Diplomacy and Hellenes Abroad of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education and Religions will be organized on 6 and 7 February by the University of Western Macedonia and expatriate organizations in the context of the celebration of the World Greek Language Day, the online two-day conference "Estate is here ": "Greek Language and Greek Culture Heritage 40 centuries ". THE 9the February has been established as the World Greek Language Day, day of remembrance of our national poet Dionysios Solomos.
Forty speakers, Distinguished scientists and representatives of University Institutions, Hellenic Institutes, of expatriate organizations and other bodies from all over the world will highlight with their presentations the long history of the Greek language, its evolution over time, its contribution to the development of Greek and world culture and sciences and its teaching today abroad.
The event, which will be broadcast live on the youtube channel of the University of Western Macedonia will be greeted by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Hellenes Abroad, Costas Vlasis, the Deputy Minister of Education and Religions, Zetta M.. Long, the Chairman of the Special Standing Committee on Hellenism in the Diaspora, Savvas Anastasiadis, the Secretary General of Public Diplomacy and Hellenes Abroad at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Giannis Chrysoulakis, the President of the Greek National Commission for UNESCO, Ekaterini Papachristopoulou - Tzitzikosta and the Byzantine scholar- Historical, Chairman of the Board of the European Cultural Center of Delphi and former Rector of the Sorbonne, Eleni Glykatzi- Arveler.
Broadcast links on the youtube channel of the University of Western Macedonia
Saturday 6 February 2021 https://youtu.be/OkFf3Fpz_pg
Sunday 7 February 2021 https://youtu.be/WlusjA7SynQ
With the cooperation and support of ERT "Voice of Greece".