Christmas: One of the major Christian festivals that celebrates the birth of Jesus (December 25). Numerous customs and traditions are practiced and various events take place at that time. Xylagani Primary School participates in some of them. Χριστούγεννα: μεγάλη θρησκευτική γιορτή των Χριστιανών. Γιορτάζεται … Continue readingStudents singing and playing with the Christmas Carols.
Lavender is an aromatic plant with great properties for human health, but it is also used in perfumery. In recent years, its cultivation has begun in the area of Xylagani – Maronia. Lavender blooms in summer and has a beautiful purple flower. The children tried … Continue readingThe lavender from students
It is very important to keep our environment clean. Clean-Up Day(s): Years ago, our school started having at least one Clean-Up Day per school term. In the spring, we clean up our local beach at Imeros. With gloves and bags, they collect garbage and clean … Continue readingThe students of Primary School of Xylagani are cleaning the beach
Helidonismata (swallow sounds): A custom for good fortune and with which we welcome both swallows and the spring.. The younger students parade through the streets of our village, carrying paper swallows and singing spring carols. It is a very old custom from ancient times. Χελιδονίσματα: … Continue readingThe song of swallows
In April 2018 The Man Engine came to visit us on the way from Cornwall. As part of the community engagement project with Man Engine Cymru, Artis Community engaged with 60 community groups who were given the task to create a chain link representing themselves. … Continue readingMan Engine
At the beginning of the twentieth century 2 Dutch people visited Xylagani on their bicycles. It was a special and impressive event for the locals. The Dutch were trying to raise money by cycling around the world. In honour of the first tourists who arrived … Continue readingWhen the Dutchmen visited Xylagani on their bicycles.
Traditional coffee in Greece is the so-called “Greek” or according to others “Byzantine”. You will meet him today in Greece, in all the traditional cafes and modern ones. We found a lot of utensils for the construction and serving it at the Folklore Museum … Continue readingThe traditional Greek coffee!
The way we weigh different products and items today is a little different from the past. On the occasion of images from the Folklore Museum of Xylagani and in the context of mathematics we weighed some objects with three different scales from the past! Our … Continue readingLearning to use an old scale.
Kotinos was a wreath of a wild olive branch with which they crowned the winner of the Olympic Games of antiquity. The branches of the olive tree, which was located near the temple of Zeus, were cut by a boy whose parents were both alive, … Continue readingMaking the victory wreath “Kotinos” of the Olympic Games at school.