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Traditional Dance Performance 


On June 8th, the Traditional Dance Team of the Lighthouse for the Blind of Greece gave an excellent dance performance with the title: “Apo tin Spora ston Thero” (title of a greek folk song), at the cultural forecourt of its facilities.


This event was a unique cultural and social meeting of blind and sighted dancers, against stereotypes and towards the enhancement of the cultural heritage, since there was also dance performance by four other traditional dance groups, that honored us with their presence:


Τhe Group “Horeftiko Ergastiri of Nea Ionia”

The Group “Omilos Paradosiakon Anazitiseon”

The Group “Enosi Ipiroton Aharnon”

The Group “Lirites Egaleo”


The event was attended by many friends and beneficiaries of the association, as well as by Mr Mpassias, the President of the Board of Directors, Mrs Roukoutaki and Mr Zakkas, Vice Presidents, Mrs Katsarou, General Secretary, and Mrs Tzevelekou, Member of the Board of Directors and at the same time member of the Traditional Dance Group of the association.




We were also honored by the presence of Mr Petalotis, ex Minister and parliamentary candidate with KINAL, Mrs Vassilaki, parliamentary candidate with Nea Dimokratia and Mr Boukouvalas, town councillor of Kallithea, with Mr Askounis party.

The whole event was very successful and after the performance all the dancers and especially the unique team of the Lighthouse for the Blind of Greece received an ongoing applause by the enthused attendants, as a truly authentic expression of their approval and admiration.




We heartily thank the sponsor of the event, VIKOS S.A., for the kind offer of soft drinks and bottles of water and the Municipality of Kallithea, for the kind material-technical support.

The social event was implemented by the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, Under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.