Greece is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Greek people are well known for their hospitality and kindness. Our character and our mood are affected by the Mediterranean climate. In other words the weather in Greece is always sunny and warm. By coming here you will have the opportunity to discover the places that inspired great philosophers such as Homer, Socrates, Plato, and many others brilliant mathematicians such as Pythagoras. You can explore the roots of the current Olympic Games and you can even step on the Olympic Stadium where the first games were held. Of course, Greece is the place for lovers of archaeological sights were the foundations of democracy were laid. Greece’s art and civilization are depicted in its larger than life statues and wall pictures. Furthermore the theatre was firstly developed in Greece. Some of the most important writers of theatrical plays were Aristophanes, Aeschylus and Sophocles. In addition you can taste the traditional Greek specialties like mousakas, souvlaki, feta cheese, traditional Greek pies and the famous tzatziki. Last but not least Greece has some breathtaking landscapes. In the summer you can enjoy yourselves in our beautiful beaches and our islands. But even in winter we have some amazing snowy mountains.
The region we live in is Epirus. Epirus contains 4 counties: Ioannina, Thesprotia, Preveza and Arta. Epirus has many mountains, beautiful beaches, lakes and rivers.
In Epirus people are able to do some extreme sports, like canoeing, white-water rafting, paragliding, scuba diving, horse riding, skiing etc.
Our town is Arta. Arta is a small agricultural town where the most people are civil servants. In addition Arta is well known for her beautiful monuments, byzantine churches and landscapes. Furthermore she is famous for her bridge which is called “Bridge of Arta”. By coming here you should visit the new archaeological museum or the castle of Arta. As a matter of fact in Arta you can also have fun. For example we have many cafés, clubs and other places with live music. Additionally we have a variety of shops with clothes, shoes etc.
Our school is called “Music School of Arta”. Our school combines education with creativity. Each child has the opportunity to develop his musical skills and play three different musical instruments where he can choose the one. Piano and Tampouras are mandatory. One day every week, children are separated at small music groups where they collaborate and obtain the spirit of teamwork. Also they get discipline and they are being prepared for their musical school performances.