Twenty lucky students of Greek descent in Canada and the US are being invited to apply for a 10-day trip to Greece this summer.
The Philoxenia Program College Student Trip is scheduled to take place between July 9 and July 18. The General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad is accepting applications for its 2018 program
The itinerary includes meetings in Athens with government officials which focus on national and economic issues. Also included in the program are visits to the Acropolis and museums, attendance to lectures, participation in cultural events and two daily excursions; one in the Peloponnese region which includes the archaeological site of Mycenae, the ancient theater of Epidaurus and the city of Nafplion. The other excursion is a cruise to Hydra.
At some point during their stay, the students will also have the opportunity to visit the Presidential Mansion and the Hellenic Parliament.
Applications can be submitted up until April 20 to: the Consulate General in Montreal 1002 Sherbrooke Ouest, Suite 2620, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 3L6 Tel. 514 8752119