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Memory Walk: the Karamanos hiking trail
The "Memory Walk" is a guided Tour through the village Kryoneri Korinthias and to the Karamanos Cave, realized by the Intercultural-Environmental Organisation FILOXENIA . During the Second World War a jewish family was hidden in this cave. This trail shows the the most significant places of this...more
ESC long term project in the “Municipal Museum of the Kalavrytan Holocaust” (01.09.2022-31.08.2023)
ESC long term project in the “Municipal Museum of the Kalavrytan Holocaust” I’m Jonathan, 19 years old and since September 2022 I’m working in the ESC project “Municipal Museum of the Kalavrytan Holocaust”. This means I’m here now since nine months. The small town of Kalavryta is located in the...more
"Rural development and Memory" - Story of long term volunteer Anne Dahlhoff - (01.09.2022-31.08.2023)
Story of long term volunteer Anne Dahlhoff Time is going by so fast and its been already six months since I arrived in Kryoneri. Compared to the first few months, the last 3 months were more quit in Kryoneri. During the winter time the inhabitants of the village prefer to stay at home and therefore...more
Stumbling Stones in Kryoneri
“A person is only forgotten when his or her name is forgotten” – Gunter Demning The German artist Gunter Demnig initiated the project “stumbling stones”, which aims to commemorate the fate of people who were persecuted, murdered, deported, expelled or driven to suicide during the period of National...more
FILOXENIA in Kryoneri Korinthias (Peloponnese)
The association FILOXENIA – Intercultural-Environmental Organization – was founded in 1995. It combines many years of intercultural experience with educational work in the fields of ecology, history and politics. FILOXENIA participated in numerous European and national programs and youth trainings...more
Memories of Europe
During the second half of July, Filoxenia organised another Greek-German youth project with their partner from Berlin that followed the path of the past. The main topic was remembrance, that's why our participants collected at first their own thoughts of what this word means to them. Through...more
Memory and Music
During our Greek-German youth exchange "Memory and Music", supported by the Greek-German Youth Office, we got the chance to realize many different projects! In collaboration with the "LuckyLuke" eV in Bonn/Germany, the "Memory and Music" Youth Exchange program took place in Kryoneri from 28th of...more
Wunsiedel - Visiting KZ Flossenbürg
Adding on to our Wunsiedel project recap: a big part of our project was the discovery of the space's history. The participants visited the "Deutsch-deutsches Museum" in Mödlareuth, where they had a tour on the history of WW2 and it's subsequent circumstances in Germany. They...more
The Annual Youth Encounter of the German Bundestag, Europeans for peace
"Because we have to know and understand our history, which was written by us humans, to prevent it from being repeated." Andromachi Poulo u, alumna of EUROPEANS FOR PEACE, participated in this year’s youth encounter of the German Bundestag on the occasion of the Day of Remembrance for the Victims of National Socialism....more
"Footprints in Silence"  volunteering project
"Footprints in Silence" is an artistic search for traces of the common German-Greek past...more
"Paths of Memory" volunteering project
From 2nd of May till 1st of June 2019 a special group EVS project supported by Erasmus + programme was hosted by Filoxenia in Kryoneri Korinthias....more
“Paths of memory” group EVS project
“Why you should go to Greece for Erasmus“ We left Slovakia as a group of four 17-18 years old unfledged teenagers. After we left the gates of the airport in Athens, we still did not realize the distance between us and everything back home. At this point there was no turning back, just the vast and...more
Group EVS project "Paths of memory"
In May 2019 we went to Greece with Erasmus plus. It was our first connection with this programme, so we were full of expectations. As two 18 years old high school students, not very experienced with life itself, we were little worried about traveling alone to a foreign country for whole month....more
“Paths of memory” Group EVS project
written by volunteers from Italy. We could talk about war, about fear, about racism, about hate, about the darkness that the second world war bring in the world and in hearts, but we will talk about love. We will recount/ tell you a love story. Once upon a time… That's the right start of love story...more
"Righteous Among the Nations" Award in Kryoneri
The Community of Kryoneri Corinthia and the Embassy of Israel in Greece co-organized the Yad Vashem Award Ceremony where Mr. Nikolaos Athanasoulis and Mr. Athanasios Dimopoulos received the prestigious award "Righteous Among the Nations" for the rescue of the Jewish family of Abraham Kamchi during the Holocaust....more