Festival of  DESECE Children’s

7th Children’s Festival

The 7th Children’s Festival was held from 30th May to 3rd June 2016. This year we were pleased to welcome 30 refugee children, who traveled from Myrsini Ilia to participate in the creative activities of the Festival.

The publicity of the Festival was great and the national TV channel ERT1 dedicated 10 minutes of reportage to us!

The Greek Red Cross support us again this year.

The schools that attended the 7th Children's Festival were: the 3rd, 5th, 6th, 8th, 12th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 25th, 27th, 28th, 32nd, 33rd, 39th, 44th, 45th, 46th, 54th, 56th, 58th, 60th, 61st, 66th, 69th, 70th, 71st Kindergartens of Patras, the Experimental Kindergarten of the University of Patras, the Kato Kastritsi Kindergarten, the 1st and 3rd Kindergarten of Beach Patron, the 1st and 2nd Kindergarten of Vrahneika, the 1st and 2nd Kindergarten of Ovryas, the Kindergarten of Mintilogli, the Kindergarten of St. Vasileios, the Kindergarten of Psathopyrgos, the 14th Municipal Day Care Centre of Patras, and the private Day Care Centers “the Wonderland” and “To mikro Gyri”.

Few statistics…


- 123 University students

- 11 University teachers

- 1429 Children

- 41 Schools

- 18 Workshops were organised with different themes: The Land of Colours, Storytelling, Circus Games, Renewable Energy Sources, Intercultural Education, Musical Tales, Folk Songs and Dances, Researchers of Mathematics, Traditional Games, Puppets Theatre for Everyone.