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Press Release: JOIN Project
Transnational Network of Young Women for an Ecological Just and Social Transition Kryoneri, Greece With the JOIN Project, supported by the European Commission, we aims to create an urban-rural ecosystem that bridges diverse perspectives and fosters transnational cooperation among young women...Read more
“Rural development“: two month environmental volunteering - report by Alessandro Della Toffola (14.12.-14.02.2023)
Γεια σας! My name is Alessandro, I’m 20 years old and I’m Italian. I had the chance to do some volunteering work with ESC and took this opportunity to try something new and interesting and experience a different world. Kryoneri was a completely new experience, I never heard of this village before...Read more
Remembrance Trails no.2 - report by volunteers from Turkey (17.09.-16.10.2023)
“Remembrance Trails”, is a team volunteering project taking place in Kryoneri Korinthias (Greece), consisting of four volunteering team projects, involving 5 European programme countries (Greece, Italy, Austria, Finland, Spain) and 1 of the third countries associated to the programme Turkey. The...Read more
Remembrance trails no.2 - report by volunteers from Italy, Spain and Finland (17.09.-16.10.2023)
“Remembrance Trails”, is a team volunteering project taking place in Kryoneri Korinthias (Greece), consisting of four volunteering team projects, involving 5 European programme countries (Greece, Italy, Austria, Finland, Spain) and 1 of the third countries associated to the programme Turkey. The...Read more
Act green: one month ESC voluntary service in Kryoneri - experiences from Francesca Pavan (September 2023)
Γεια σας! My name is Francesca, I’m 18 years old and I’m Italian. I had the luck to spend one month in Kryoneri, in September, volunteering with Filoxenia before the start of my last year of high school in Italy. Kryoneri was not new for me: in June I took part in a volunteering group project and...Read more
"Act Green" from Liechtenstein to Kryoneri  29.10.22 - 18.02.2023  written by volunteer Niklas Hermann
My name is Niklas and I had the possibility to stay about 4 months in Kryoneri. I was well received and I was staying in the beautiful Hostel Elisson. The goal of my work was to support the village and my hosting organisation “Filoxenia” in all possible ways. This means I had the possibility to...Read more
ActGreen! August 2022
This August we finally welcomed another ActGreen! Team project from the European Solidarity Corps! 15 participants from Luxemburg, Spain, Italy and Slovakia stayed from 26th of July until 10th of August. During their stay, they worked on the local footpaths, reconstructed the mosaics and spent time...Read more
"Act Green!" - a Good Practice Project, recognized by the ESC
As part of the European Solidarity Corps program, FILOXENIA has organised the volunteering project “Act Green! “ which gave young people the opportunity to learn and participate in activities for environmental protection, agricultural development, cultural heritage, reuse and recycling of materials...Read more
European Solidarity Corps - Act Green!
The weather is one of the many things that are different between Greece and northern Europe. For people from Germany, Luxembourg or Slovakia, Greece can be really hot during the summer. Just in the forest you can find some fresh air during the summer days. That’s fortunate, because the group of...Read more
"Environmental Sustainability in Micro-Communities"
24-28 November 2021, The Ranch in Sofiko, Corinthia. The aim of the activity was to strengthen the knowledge and skills of youth workers who in turn will be able to provide young people with greater access, inspiration for participation and higher quality learning outcomes in activities and actions...Read more
"Act Green!" 2021
This year, Filoxenia was happy to welcome yet another group of volunteers for the ESC project "Act Green!". Young people from Italy, Spain, Germany, Slovakia and Luxembourg, stayed in Kryoneri to work on environmental protection topics for the entire month of June 2021. Activities: - Cleaning and...Read more
The footpath is located where the ancient Kryoneri used to be and it leads along the river „Elisson“. test In the years 1850, the traditional flagstones footpath and the fountains were built. At that time about 10 families lived in houses along the footpath. They used this path to go to the...Read more
European Solidarity Corps - Act Green! 2020
About us We are 4 volunteers from 3 countries: Luxembourg, Slovakia and Romania, aged between 20 and 30 years. Two of us arrived in October for a 3 months stage (long term) and the other two arrived one month later, in November, for a 2 months stage (short term). We are hosted in a Hostel (Elisson...Read more
"Act Green!" project
The European Environmental Volunteering Program “Act Green” was the first team activity developed under the program European Solidarity Corps, managed by FILOXENIA -Intercultural-Environmental Organization, with support from the Greek National Agency, the Institute of Youth and Lifelong Learning.Read more
Project "Act Green!" coordinated by Service national de la jeunesse, Luxembourg
This project was coordinated by the Luxembourgish organization Service national de la jeunesse (SNJ). The Partner organization - FILOXENIA conducted a volunteering activity in Kryoneri, Korinthias (Greece).Read more

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