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Getting closer through Music

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1: This is an etwinning program between Romanian and Greek students 13 years old. | The project involves students from our school finding out information about their partner's culture through the field of music and vice versa. Students are invited to exchange songs (both folk and popular) that reflect several aspects of their country's history, tradition, way of life etc. They will discuss them and even attempt to practice their partner's songs in the partner's own language.

2: The etwinning partners. | Maria | Theodore | John | Hara | Ignatios | Vasilis | Stavroula | Adriana | Andreea | Ariana | Alexandra | Daria | Laurentiu

3: Elena | Panagiotis | Michalis | Eleftheria | John | Eva | Matina | Victoria | Raluca | Denisa | Robert | Edy | Damaris

4: September | The teachers and the students had their first chat

5: The two eTwinning teams discussed about music and their every day life | September

6: 5th secondary school of Egaleo | The town of Egaleo | September We exchanged information about our city and our school

7: The town of Hateg | SC.GIM.OV.DENSUSIANU | September

8: Our Greek Friends sang the Romanian National Anthem and they had the opportunity to learn about the Romanian history. | October

9: Our Romanian Friends sang "Women from Epirus", learned about GREEK National Holiday, October 28, 1940. Our school choir performed songs dedicated to the Greek National holiday | October

10: Our Greek friends learned about the history of the song "Drum bun" and sang the Romanian song | November

11: November | Our Romanian friends learned about Athens Polytechnic uprising on November 17, 1973. They sang "The road" and the Greek school choir performed songs about the Polytechnic uprising | November

12: December | Our Greek friends posted cards and videos with Christmas wishes. They also uploaded photos of their town and sang the song "O brad frumos".

13: Our Romanian friends posted cards made by themselves, uploaded a video with Christmas wishes and performed the song: "O Elato" | December

14: January | The two eTwinning teams voted for our program logo

15: And the winner was... | January

16: February | Mantinada: "We dance with passion for our etwinning project in order to bring Greece and Romania even more close together"

17: Our Greek friends shared with us information about Crete, visited the Cretans' society of Egaleo where children danced traditional Cretan dances. Besides, they uploaded a traditional Cretan recipe and made a video clip of the song: "In front of the churches entrance". Finally, our partners sang and danced the song: "Brasoveanca" | February

18: February

19: Our Romanian friends guided us in Brasov via videos and photos. At the end of the month our partners performed in their own way the song: "in front of the church's entrance" | February

20: March | The partners took the opportunity to discuss via skype about karagiozis and Pacala, two folklore heroes. The Greek team presented the figure of Karagiozis and also a handmade card which was sent to Romania by mail.

21: We communicated via skype | All students were excited with this type of communication because they had the opportunity to see each other and chat on line. | March

22: March-April The Greek Team | ...performed the show of Karagiozis

23: ...prepared the figures of karagiozis | ...performed the song of Pacala and Tandala | March-April The Greek Team

24: March-April The Romanian team | ...posted information about Pacala, their folklore hero | ...and performed the song "karagiozis"

25: April | Students and teachers made the evaluation of the project... | ...via voicethread | ...and via Questionnaires

26: The Parents and the headmistresses evaluated our project | May | (Romania)

27: May | (Greece)

28: The two teams made all together a farewell video with the best moments of the project. | May

29: May | They posted poems that they created themselves and they added at their video Romanian and Greek music

30: May | The Greek team said goodbye from the historical center of Athens

31: May | The Romanian team said goodbye to their Greek friends

32: May | The two eTwinning teams had a goodbye chat

33: May

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