Three winners of the XXII Children’s Arts Contest “Spirit of Hellas among Us” (Vadim Ipatenko, Alexandr Semeshin and Anastasia Kreshchenkova returned from vacation in Greece where they had spent ten days on the island of Crete at the invitation from Greek partners of the HFC and co-organizers of the contest, the Panagiotis Giannakos Cultural Foundation and the Xotaris Gallery.
The children and their mentor lived among the family of Christos Giannakos, director of the Foundation and the Gallery. Throughout the period of vacation, they went on tours around Crete, visited museums, palaces, aquariums and beaches as well as learned local culture and cooking traditions with their hospitable hostess Mrs. Eva. From their trip, they returned tanned and happy, and full of desire to further participate in the contest and win it again.
The Brach of the HFC extends its sincere gratitude to everybody who kindly contributed to organization of the vacation of the contest winners, and especially to Eva and Christos Giannakos as well as Danaos Ukraine for covering travel expenses.