The Department of Greek Education for the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh presents
THE EIGHTH ANNUAL GREEK LANGUAGE FESTIVAL
Saturday, April 22, 2023
St. Nicholas Cathedral, Pittsburgh, PA
11am - 3pm
1. Quiz Bowl on Greek Revolution of 1821 and Burning of Smyrna: Teams of three (3) students will compete in two levels. Eligible contestants are those currently or previously enrolled in Greek Language Studies. All the material needed to study for the Quiz Bowl is available to download here
Each team creates its own name. A large trophy cup will be placed at the winning team’s church. Individual awards will also be given.
a. Intermediate Level: 4th, 5th, 6th grade American School
b. Advanced Level: 6th - 12th grade American School (note that 6th grade students have the option of teaming up in either level)
2. For students who are musically talented we encourage you to perform either solo or with others an original Greek song or Greek instrumental selection or a selection from an existing Greek composer on Greek Revolution of 1821 and Burning of Smyrna. This is open for all grades, K - 12th grade American School.
3. For students who love to act we encourage you to perform an original Greek skit or one from an existing writer on Greek Revolution of 1821 and Burning of Smyrna This is open for all grades, K - 12th grade American School.
4. For students who love art we encourage you to submit your artwork for the Art Exhibit with the title in Greek on Greek Revolution of 1821 and Burning of Smyrna. This is open for all grades, K - 12th grade American School.
In addition, there will also be various booths, food, and fun for all.
Registration deadline is April 7, 2023
Questions contact Maria Stamoolis: [email protected]
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