They touched Dionysus, recognized Ariadne on the marble-carved figures, walked among the funerary monuments and then they admired the well arranged roman house with the mosaic floors. Following, they were really dazzled in front of the golden glow of the Dervenian crater and the golden macedonian wreaths. They standed in awe in front of the two-meter marble statues of the gods and

…without further words,

forty refugees from Syria came into contact with the culture that they will meet in the pictures of the school books , facades of the  higher education  Institutions and Museums across Europe. Thirty refugees, beneficiaries of REACT program, along with their parents, guided to the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, learning experientially the power of the ancient greek spirit.

Anna Magdalini Argyri