Art Competition 2016

The Panhellenic Student Art Competition, which were organized with the approval of the Ministry of Education for the second consecutive year by Mandoulides Schools, were held with great success and the participation of 600 students from 42 junior and senior high schools of Greece and the Diaspora. Students competed in theater, music, poetry, painting, photography and video.

It was a 3-day event full of art, culture, education, creativity and collaboration with peers, reflection, joy, and optimism for the new generation, where students had the opportunity to cultivate and show off their skills in artistic expression and creation, to realize the value of art in modern times, and to create with sensitivity and compassion.

The awards ceremony, presented by Panagiotis Kountouras and Stathis Kolias, was held on the last day of the Art Competition. It began with the screening of a documentary video, created by students of the Zografeio Lykeio in Istanbul, titled "How Many are the Greeks of Istanbul?" followed by a music and dance performance by Zografeio students.

Awards were then given for all categories. The following students and schools received awards:

Category: Video

1st Award Mandoulides Schools, “Περίπατος” (Stroll)
2nd Award 2nd Experimental Junior High School of Thessaloniki, “Στο πάρκο” (In the Park)
3rd Award 7th Junior High School of Nea Smyrni, “Πρόσφυγες” (Refugees)
Junior High School of Irakleia, Serres, “Βουβαλίσιο γάλα” (Buffalo Milk)
Audience Award 1st GEL of Sykies, “A Dead Boy’s Poem”

Category: Theater

1st Award Private Junior High Athena, Trikala “Ο Αφανισμός της Μήλος” (The Extinction of Milos)
2nd Award 3rd Junior High School, Alexandroupoli, “Reunion”
3rd Award 3rd GEL of Evosmos, “Παγωνιά” (Frost)
Special award
for dance:
Senior High School of Evropos, Kilkis, “Βάκχες” (Bacchae)
Audience Award 3rd GEL of Kavala, “Βρομιά” (Filth)

Category: Music

1st Award Mandoulides Schools
2nd Award 2nd GEL of Kalyvia
Minority Senior High School of Komotini
3rd Award 1st GEL of Xanthi
1st GEL of Thermaikos
Audience Award 1st GEL of Xanthi

Category: Poetry

1st Award F. - I. Sytilidis, “Εν τη Γενέσει Θάνατος” (Death from Birth), Mandoulides Schools
2nd Award E. Gerothanasi, “Σήμερα” (Today), Mandoulides Schools
S. Zafeiriadis, “Ηθικές συντεταγμένες” (Moral Coordinates), Mandoulides Schools
3rd Award M. Sporidis, “Προσωπεία” (Guises), 2nd Experimental Junior High of Thessaloniki
G. Christoforatos, “Ο άνθρωπος και η φύση του” (The Nature of Man), Vallianeio Senior High School, Kerameion

Category: Painting

1st Award A. Panagiotiou, 1st Junior High School of Corfu
2nd Award N. Mprama, 1st GEL of Thermaikos
A. Mazaraki, 2nd GEL of Kalyvia
M. Mpourenkova, 2nd GEL of Stavroupoli
K. Tzanakaki, Ionios School
3rd Award K. Stellatou, 2nd GEL of Argostoli
E. Vrachnou, 2nd Junior High School of Argyroupoli
M. Anonatou, 2nd Junior High School of Kallithea
E. Gerothanasi, Mandoulides Schools
Audience Award M. Mpourenkova, 2nd GEL of Stavroupoli

Category: Photography

1st Award N. Lala, 2nd Junior High School of Piraeus
2nd Award A. Manouskou, 2nd GEL of Kalyvia
A. Mpoura, 2nd GEL of Kalyvia
M. Marinakis, 2nd Junior High School of Kalyvia
3rd Award D. Chloridou, 2nd Experimental Junior High School of Thessaloniki
S. Piperidis, Mandoulides Schools
Audience Award A. Manouskou, 2nd GEL of Kalyvia