KIDS


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NEWS

An additional 40,000 vaccines against Covid-19 for children aged 5 to 12 years old are becoming available on the government’s emvolio.gov.gr platform Monday, the Health Ministry has announced, urging parents to get their children protected against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. 

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WHAT'S ON

For a fun day out on the ice, the City of Athens and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center have created ice-skating rinks for the holiday season.

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NEWS

Vaccination of children aged 5-11 with the Pfizer/BioNTec vaccine against Covid-19 started on Wednesday. The vaccine contains 1/3 of the adult dose and the second dose will be administered after 21 days.


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NEWS

With the vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 starting on Wednesday, scientists are urging parents to schedule an appointment, stressing that youngsters “catch and transmit Covid-19 like adults.”

Kids play on ‘Aqueous,’ the latest light installation unveiled at the SNFCC. [Nikos Karanikolas]
CULTURE

Bright lights and colors have animated the Great Lawn at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in southern Athens as it has just inaugurated a fun, interactive installation by American sculptor Jen Lewin.




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The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is hosting a Zoom class introducing children aged 6-12 to the fascinating game of chess.

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Shadow theater player, creator and director Kostas Spyropoulos was inspired by the tale of the miracle of the Church of Agios Dimitrios Loumbardiaris near the Acropolis to write a new story for Karagiozis in 1991.


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CULTURE

The Greek government’s chief medical advisor on infectious diseases, professor Sotiris Tsiodras, stars in a short animated video which aims to inform children about the spread, symptoms and prevention of Covid-19.

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The Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street annex presents the documentary “Open Window” in the context of the KinderDocs program. 

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WHAT'S ON

The Hellenic Children’s Museum will be hosting a workshop on carnival masks for youngsters aged 3-12 and their families on Wednesday, February 26, in the context of a series of events organized by the City of Athens dedicated to Greek Carnival celebrations.